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The Resource Crash cultures : modernity, mediation and the material, edited by Jane Arthurs and Iain Grant

Crash cultures : modernity, mediation and the material, edited by Jane Arthurs and Iain Grant

Label
Crash cultures : modernity, mediation and the material
Title
Crash cultures
Title remainder
modernity, mediation and the material
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jane Arthurs and Iain Grant
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Since Diana's car crash in August 1997, media interest in the crash as an event needing explanation has proliferated. A glut of documentaries on television have investigated the social and scientific history of our responses to the car crash, as well as showing the personal impact of the crash on individual lives. In trying to+J16 give meaning to one celebrity crash, the more general significance of the car crash, its challenge to rational control or explanation, its disregard for the subject and its will, became the focus for attention. Coincidentally, the two most newsworthy films of 1997 we
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arthurs, Jane
Dewey number
190/.9/04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Accidents (Philosophy)
  • Reality
  • Technology
  • Technology and civilization
Label
Crash cultures : modernity, mediation and the material, edited by Jane Arthurs and Iain Grant
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover -- Preliminaries -- Contents -- Contributors -- 1 Introduction: Modernity, Mediation and the Material -- 2 'Will It Smash?': Modernity and the Fear of Falling -- 3 How it Feels -- 4 Eye-Hunger: Physical Pleasure and Non- Narrative Cinema -- 5 Crashed-Out: Laundry Vans, Photographs and a Question of Consciousness -- 6 Crash: Beyond the Boundaries of Sense -- 7 Sexcrash -- 8 Cyborgian Subjects and the Auto-Destruction of Metaphor -- 9 Spirit in Crashes: Animist Machines and the Powers of Number -- 10 Racing Fatalities: White Highway, Black Wreckage -- 11 Negative Dialectics of the Desert Crash in The English Patient -- 12 The Iconic Body and the Crash -- 13 Of Hallowed Spacings: Diana's Crash as Heterotopia -- 14 Fuel, Metal, Air: The Appearances and Disappearances of Amelia Earhart -- Postscript
Control code
ocm51207629
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 202 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280476846
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51207629
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Crash cultures : modernity, mediation and the material, edited by Jane Arthurs and Iain Grant
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover -- Preliminaries -- Contents -- Contributors -- 1 Introduction: Modernity, Mediation and the Material -- 2 'Will It Smash?': Modernity and the Fear of Falling -- 3 How it Feels -- 4 Eye-Hunger: Physical Pleasure and Non- Narrative Cinema -- 5 Crashed-Out: Laundry Vans, Photographs and a Question of Consciousness -- 6 Crash: Beyond the Boundaries of Sense -- 7 Sexcrash -- 8 Cyborgian Subjects and the Auto-Destruction of Metaphor -- 9 Spirit in Crashes: Animist Machines and the Powers of Number -- 10 Racing Fatalities: White Highway, Black Wreckage -- 11 Negative Dialectics of the Desert Crash in The English Patient -- 12 The Iconic Body and the Crash -- 13 Of Hallowed Spacings: Diana's Crash as Heterotopia -- 14 Fuel, Metal, Air: The Appearances and Disappearances of Amelia Earhart -- Postscript
Control code
ocm51207629
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 202 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280476846
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51207629
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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