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Concentrationary imaginaries : tracing totalitarian violence in popular culture, Griselda Pollock; Max Silverman

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Concentrationary imaginaries : tracing totalitarian violence in popular culture
Title
Concentrationary imaginaries
Title remainder
tracing totalitarian violence in popular culture
Statement of responsibility
Griselda Pollock; Max Silverman
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1945, French political prisoners returning from the concentration camps of Germany coined the phrase 'the concentrationary universe' to describe the camps as a terrible political experiment in the destruction of the human. This book shows how the unacknowledged legacy of a totalitarian mentality has seeped into the deepest recesses of everyday popular culture. It asks if the concentrationary now infests our cultural imaginary, normalizing what was once considered horrific and exceptional by transforming into entertainment violations of human life. Drawing on the political philosophy of Hannah Arendt and the analyses of violence by Agamben, Virilio, Lacoue-Labarthe and Nancy, it also offers close readings of films by Cavani and Haneke that identify and critically expose such an imaginary and, hence, contest its lingering force
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Cataloging source
ERASA
Dewey number
306
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.V5
LC item number
C65 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pollock, Griselda
  • Silverman, Maxim
Series statement
New Encounters: Arts, Cultures, Concepts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Violence in motion pictures
  • Violence on television
  • Violence in motion pictures
  • Violence on television
  • Film
  • Gewalt
  • Judenvernichtung
  • Rezeption
Label
Concentrationary imaginaries : tracing totalitarian violence in popular culture, Griselda Pollock; Max Silverman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes blbliographical references, filmography, and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
909250432
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9781784534097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)909250432
Label
Concentrationary imaginaries : tracing totalitarian violence in popular culture, Griselda Pollock; Max Silverman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes blbliographical references, filmography, and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
909250432
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9781784534097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)909250432

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