Cinematic Geopolitics

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-12-01
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Drawingon and engaging with a wide range of political and philosophical theory, as well as anumerous films from established classics like the Deer Hunter and the Fog of War ,Michael J. Shapiro analyzes those aspects of the "geopolitical aesthetic" that must be addressed in light of both the post cold war and post 9/11 world and contemporary film theory and philosophy.

Table of Contents

The new violent cartographyp. 16
Preemption up close : film and pax Americanap. 39
Fogs of warp. 64
The sublime today : re-partitioning the global sensiblep. 89
Aesthetics of disintegration : allegiance and intimacy in the former "Eastern bloc"p. 113
Perpetual war?p. 133
Notesp. 156
Indexp. 172
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