The Resource Crash cultures : modernity, mediation and the material, edited by Jane Arthurs and Iain Grant, (electronic resource/)

Crash cultures : modernity, mediation and the material, edited by Jane Arthurs and Iain Grant, (electronic resource/)

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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Since Dianas 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
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
190/.9/04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
B804
LC item number
.A78 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Crash cultures : modernity, mediation and the material, edited by Jane Arthurs and Iain Grant, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=73444
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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: Dianas Crash as Heterotopia -- 14 Fuel, Metal, Air: The Appearances and Disappearances of Amelia Earhart -- Postscript
Control code
ocm51207629
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Crash cultures : modernity, mediation and the material, edited by Jane Arthurs and Iain Grant, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=73444
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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: Dianas Crash as Heterotopia -- 14 Fuel, Metal, Air: The Appearances and Disappearances of Amelia Earhart -- Postscript
Control code
ocm51207629
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote

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