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Beckman, Karen Redrobe, 1971-
Crash : cinema and the politics of speed and stasis / Karen Beckman
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PN1997.8 .B43 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Car-chase films -- History and criticism
Motion pictures -- Plots, themes, etc
Motion pictures -- History
Physical Description xi, 305 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-288) and index
Contents "Jerky nearness" : spectatorship, mobility, and collision in early cinema -- Car wreckers and home lovers : the automobile in silent slapstick -- Doing death over : industrial-safety films, accidental-motion studies, and the involuntary crash test dummy -- Disaster time, the Kennedy assassination, and Andy Warhol's Since (1966/2002) -- Film falls apart : Crash, Semen, and Pop -- Crash aesthetics : Amores perros and the dream of cinematic mobility -- The afterlife of Weekend, or, the university found on a scrapheap
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