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The Resource Cinema, theory, and political responsibility in contemporary culture, Patrick McGee

Cinema, theory, and political responsibility in contemporary culture, Patrick McGee

Label
Cinema, theory, and political responsibility in contemporary culture
Title
Cinema, theory, and political responsibility in contemporary culture
Statement of responsibility
Patrick McGee
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1949-
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McGee, Patrick
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995
LC item number
.M378 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Literature, culture, theory
Series volume
24
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  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Sex role in motion pictures
Label
Cinema, theory, and political responsibility in contemporary culture, Patrick McGee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-231) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Redeeming contradictions : from critical theory to cultural studies : Adorno, culture, and film -- Analyzing It's a wonderful life -- Aesthetic theory and political responsibility -- The method of cultural studies -- Lacan, sublimation, and The age of innocence -- Derrida and the responsibility of interpretation -- pt. 2. Art as the absolute commmodity : the intersubjectivity of mimesis in Adorno's Aesthetic theory : The aesthetic thing -- Instrumental and communicative reason -- Mimesis -- Dialectical reason -- Appearance, apparition, and history -- Art's negative truth -- pt. 3. Sexual nations : history and the division of hope in The crying game : The culture industry -- The symptom -- Cinematic sutures -- Context and contradiction -- Aesthetic politics -- Misogyny, racism, and the death drive -- Nature, nation, and mimetic identification -- Subjectivity and narrative displacement -- The gaze, the mirror, and the masquerade -- Deconstructing the sexual difference -- Sexual nations -- Desire and hope -- pt. 4. Deconstruction and responsibility : the question of freedom in the place of the undecidable : Derrida and his critics -- Deconstructive politics and the university
Control code
37641505
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 235 p.
Isbn
9780521589086
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
96043884
Label
Cinema, theory, and political responsibility in contemporary culture, Patrick McGee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-231) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Redeeming contradictions : from critical theory to cultural studies : Adorno, culture, and film -- Analyzing It's a wonderful life -- Aesthetic theory and political responsibility -- The method of cultural studies -- Lacan, sublimation, and The age of innocence -- Derrida and the responsibility of interpretation -- pt. 2. Art as the absolute commmodity : the intersubjectivity of mimesis in Adorno's Aesthetic theory : The aesthetic thing -- Instrumental and communicative reason -- Mimesis -- Dialectical reason -- Appearance, apparition, and history -- Art's negative truth -- pt. 3. Sexual nations : history and the division of hope in The crying game : The culture industry -- The symptom -- Cinematic sutures -- Context and contradiction -- Aesthetic politics -- Misogyny, racism, and the death drive -- Nature, nation, and mimetic identification -- Subjectivity and narrative displacement -- The gaze, the mirror, and the masquerade -- Deconstructing the sexual difference -- Sexual nations -- Desire and hope -- pt. 4. Deconstruction and responsibility : the question of freedom in the place of the undecidable : Derrida and his critics -- Deconstructive politics and the university
Control code
37641505
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 235 p.
Isbn
9780521589086
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
96043884

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