9781841500713

Crash Cultures: Modernity, Mediation and the Material

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    9781841500713

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    1841500712

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-01-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
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Author Biography

Carmen Alfonso, PhD student in the Department of Spanish, Birkbeck College, London Jane Arthurs, School of Cultural Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol Anne Beezer, School of Cultural Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol (retired Fred Botting, Department of English, Keele University Gerry Carlin, Department of English, University of Wolverhampton Iain Grant, School of Cultural Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol William Greenslade, School of Literary Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol Jean Grimshaw, School of Cultural Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol (retired) Rebecca Goddard, School of Cultural Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol Michelle Henning, School of Cultural Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol Ben Highmore, School of Cultural Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol Harjit Kaur Khaira, Department of English in Education, University of Warwick Nils Lindahl-Elliot, School of Cultural Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol David Roden, School of Cultural Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol SHaH (Seminar for Hypertheory and Heterology) is based at the Institute for Cultural Research, University of Lancaster. Contributing members were Bruce Bennett, Fred Botting, Jonathan Munby, Paolo Palladino, Imogen Tyler, Scott Wilson Scott Wilson, Institute for Cultural Research, Lancaster University

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. v
Introduction: Modernity, Mediation and the Materialp. 1
'Will it Smash?': Modernity and the Fear of Fallingp. 15
How it Feelsp. 23
Eye-Hunger: Physical Pleasure and Non-Narrative Cinemap. 35
Crashed-Out: Laundry Vans, Photographs and a Question of Consciousnessp. 53
Crash: Beyond the Boundaries of Sensep. 63
Sexcrashp. 79
Cyborgian Subjects and the Auto-Destruction of Metaphorp. 91
Spirit in Crashes: Animist Machines and the Power of Numberp. 103
Racing Fatalities: White Highway, Black Wreckagep. 117
Negative Dialectics of the Desert Crash in The English Patientp. 131
The Iconic Body and the Crashp. 143
Of Hallowed Spacings: Diana's Crash as Heterotopiap. 153
Fuel, Metal, Air: The Appearances and Disappearances of Amelia Earhartp. 175
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