The scene of violence : cinema, crime, affect (Book, 2010) []
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The scene of violence : cinema, crime, affect

The scene of violence : cinema, crime, affect

Author: Alison Young
Publisher: Abingdon ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge-Cavendish, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In the contemporary fascination with images of crime, violence gets under our skin and keeps us enthralled. The Scene of Violence explores the spectator's encounter with the cinematic scene of violence - rape and revenge, homicide and serial killing, torture and terrorism. Providing a detailed reading of both classical and contemporary films - for example, Kill Bill, Blue Velvet, Reservoir Dogs, The Matrix, Psycho,

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Young
ISBN: 9780415490719 0415490715 9780415585088 0415585082 9780203880791 020388079X
OCLC Number: 311756654
Description: x, 185 pages : photographs ; 25 cm
Contents: The crime-image --
Judging the affect of screen violence --
'Don't you fucking look at me!' : rape and cinematic revenge --
The serial killer's accomplice --
The cinema of disaster : screening 9/11 --
No end to violence?
Responsibility: Alison Young.
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'Alison Young may be the best law and film scholar in the world. Her insight and eminence in the field are amply on display in The Scene of Violence. Here Young draws our attention to what she calls Read more...

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