Verzehrt

Roman
Author: David Cronenberg
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104030162
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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DAS FULMINANTE DEBÜT DES DÜSTERSTEN REGISSEURS DER WELT - »Ich glaube, dass man sich alles vorstellen kann. Man sollte nur nicht alles tun« sagt David Cronenberg David Cronenberg entführt uns auf die verbotene Seite des Lebens – dorthin, wo man den anderen aus Liebe verschlingt. Naomi ist Journalistin, Nathan Fotograf - immer unterwegs, ist das Paar meist getrennt, aber stets per Facebook verbunden. Sie sind die perfekten Globetrotter. Naomi recherchiert in Paris ein sonderbares Verbrechen. Nathan fotografiert in einer Budapester Spezialklinik eine riskante Operation. Das Abgründige zieht sie an, stürzt die beiden in eine leidenschaftliche Amour fou im freien Fall. Verstörend unheimlich scheint der Roman mehr von uns zu wissen, als wir selbst wahrhaben wollen.

David Cronenberg

Author Or Film-maker?
Author: Mark Browning
Publisher: Intellect Books
ISBN: 1841501735
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 206
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For more than 30 years, David Cronenberg has produced films, mostly outside the Studio system, which continue to disturb, surprise and challenge audiences. He has also been repeatedly drawn to literary fiction for inspiration, adapting works by figures like William Burroughs, J.G. Ballard and Patrick McGrath. This book is only the second single-authored study on Cronenberg and as well as containing the first detailed analysis of eXistenZ (1999) Spider (2003) and A History of Violence (2005), it is the first to explore how understanding certain written texts, from both underground and mainstream fiction, can help us understand how Cronenberg's films work.

Cinema Inferno

Celluloid Explosions from the Cultural Margins
Author: Robert G. Weiner,John Cline
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810876576
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 420
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This is a provocative collection of essays that provide cutting edge, original research in film studies, discussing a number of 'transgressive' films that have never before had such in-depth analysis and treatment. From '70s Italian horror films and extreme European cinema to Nazi propaganda films and fundamentalist Christian 'scare' movies, these essays explore many different genres and themes.

Ill Effects

The Media Violence Debate
Author: Martin Barker,Julian Petley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134756739
Category: Social Science
Page: 161
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Ill Effects is a radical re-examination of the whole 'media effects' debate. It questions not only whether the media is capable of directly influencing people's views and actions, but also whether the idea of 'effects' is the most useful way of conceptualising the relationship between the media and audiences. Ill Effects looks at the reasons why the media are routinely blamed for horrific events such as the murders of James Bulger and Suzanne Capper and the Hungerford massacre, as well as for perceived trends such as the alleged 'death of the family' and the rise of 'yob culture'. The authors' concern goes beyond individual cases: they discuss the development and current state of play of research into media effects, the remarkable power of 'common-sense' notions of media effects and the way in which the effects issue has become embroiled in debates about freedom of expression and censorship. They suggest how audiences really respond to media texts, and argue that there is an urgent need for informed and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of the media. Martin Barker, University of the West of England, UK Julian Petley, Brunel University,UK Pat Holland, David Buckingham, The Anneberg School for Communication,UK David Mi

Planks of Reason

Essays on the Horror Film
Author: Barry Keith Grant
Publisher: Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 428
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A comprehensive anthology of criticism on the horror film.

Consumable Goods

Papers from the North East Popular Culture Association Meeting, 1986
Author: North East Popular Culture Association
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 322
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Zone One

Roman
Author: Colson Whitehead
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 3446245774
Category: Fiction
Page: 304
View: 7452

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New York nach der Apokalypse: Es gibt nur noch zwei Sorten von Menschen, Nicht-Infizierte und Infizierte, die als Zombies ihr Unwesen treiben. In Zone One, dem südlichen Teil von Manhattan, soll Mark Spitz, ein Held von konkurrenzloser Mittelmäßigkeit, mit einem Trupp Zivilisten die Zombies bekämpfen und die Menschheit retten. Doch ist er vielleicht selbst schon einer von ihnen? Colson Whitehead hat eine grandiose Persiflage des Horror-Genres geschrieben, in der sich Trash-Talk mit feinstem Humor verbindet, ein Porträt der Megapole New York – wie sie werden könnte oder bereits schon ist.

Der Eissturm

Roman
Author: Rick Moody,Nikolaus Stingl
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783492222778
Category:
Page: 316
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World Authors, 1985-1990


Author: Vineta Colby
Publisher: Hw Wilson Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 970
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Offers biographical sketches of 345 writers' lives and works, including novelists, playwrights, poets, historians, biographers, critics, and philosophers

Architecture + film II


Author: Bob Fear
Publisher: Academy Press
ISBN: 9780471629757
Category: Architecture
Page: 112
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Architecture + Film II "All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun."—Jean-Luc Godard An integral part of today’s culture, film has become a major frame of reference for architects, artists, writers and cultural theorists. Following up on the popularity of the 1994 issue of Architectural Design, ‘Architecture and Film I’, this title takes a multi-faceted look at the representation of architecture through the big screen. Examples are drawn from a wide range of cinematic periods and genres — early Film Noir, Soviet cinema, Jacques Tati, Mall Movies, Los Angeles disaster movies, cyborg and sci-fi, horror movies and James Bond. The association between architecture and film is explored from every angle, architecture is looked at as setting and scenery, and as subject. Film-makers give their account of making architectural documentaries; the evolution of cinema buildings from sideshow to arthouse is examined; the architect-turned-director Patrick Keiller is interviewed; and film-inspired architectural projects are featured

Fantasy and Horror

A Critical and Historical Guide to Literature, Illustration, Film, TV, Radio, and the Internet
Author: Neil Barron,Marshall B. Tymn
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Art
Page: 816
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More than 2,300 works of fiction and poetry are discussed, each cross-referenced to other works with similar or contrasting themes. Winners and nominees for major awards are identified. Books that are part of a series are flagged, with a complete list of books in series included in a final chapter, along with a comprehensive list of awards, of translations, and of young adult and children's books.