Frances Pheasant-Kelly's Abject Spaces in American Cinema: Institutional Settings, PDF

By Frances Pheasant-Kelly

ISBN-10: 1848855974

ISBN-13: 9781848855977

American cinema abounds with movies set in prisons, asylums, hospitals and different associations. instead of orderly locations of restoration and rehabilitation, those institutional settings end up abject areas of regulate and repression during which grownup identification is threatened as a story impetus. Exploring the abject via matters as different as racism, psychological sickness or the protection of our bodies for organ donation, this booklet analyses a number motion pictures together with 'The Shawshank Redemption' (1994), 'Full steel Jacket' (1987) and 'Girl, Interrupted' (1999) via to cult movies equivalent to 'Carrie' (1976) and 'Bubba Ho-tep' (2002). through analysing scenes of horror and disgust in the context of abject area, Frances Pheasant-Kelly finds how threats to identification happen in scenes of torture, horror and psychosexual repression and are resolved both notwithstanding demise or via stressful re-entry into the skin international. This readable and fascinating travel of the abject within the establishment movie might be immensely worthwhile to scholars of movie reports, serious thought and Cultural Studies.

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