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Title Mythologies of violence in postmodern media / edited by Christopher Sharrett.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  791.43655 M999    ---  Available
Description 453 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Contemporary film and television series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 435-439) and index.
Contents American psycho/sis : the pure products of America go crazy / Barry Keith Grant -- Grayness of darkness : The honeymoon killers and its impact on psychokiller cinema / Martin Rubin -- Serial killers, true crime, and economic performance anxiety / Annalee Newitz -- Jeffrey Dahmer and media cannibalism : the lure and failure of sacrifice / Mark Pizzato -- Politics of apocalypse in the cinema of serial murder / Philip L. Simpson -- Small ceremonies : ritual in Forrest Gump, Natural born killers, Seven, and Follow me home / Jane Caputi -- Raging bully : postmodern violence and masculinity in Raging bull / Frank P. Tomasulo -- I married Rambo : spectacle and melodrama in the Hollywood action film / Mark Gallagher -- Mutilating Mel : martyrdom and masculinity in Braveheart / William Luhr -- Aliens, nomads, mad dogs, and road warriors : tabloid TV and the new face of criminal violence / Elayne Rapping -- Touching scenes and finishing touches : blindness in the slasher film / Susan Crutchfield -- Technology of homicide : constructions of evidence and truth in the American murder film / Ken Morrison -- Trauma is out there : historical disjunctions and the posttraumatic narrative as process in The X-files / Ilsa J. Bick -- Alien/nation : invasions, abductions, and the politics of identity / Lianna McLarty -- Category 3 : sex and violence in postmodern Hong Kong / Julian Stringer -- Knocked around in New Zealand : postcolonialism goes to the movies / Jane Smith -- Woo's most dangerous game : Hard target and neoconservative violence / Tony Williams -- Afterword : sacrificial violence and postmodern ideology / Christopher Sharrett.
Subject Violence in motion pictures.
Violence on television.
Added Author Sharrett, Christopher.
ISBN 0814328792 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814327427 (pbk : alk. paper)

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