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Cultural Politics and Postmarxism

Thomas Docherty

in Alterities: Criticism, History, Representation

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183570
eISBN:
9780191674075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183570.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that the emancipation of history from the bounds of ‘heritage’ or ‘tradition’ depends upon a position that can only be called ‘post-marxist’. It is also concerned with the ... More


Affirmative Postmodernisms

Catherine Constable

in Postmodernism and Film: Rethinking Hollywood's Aesthestics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231174558
eISBN:
9780231850834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174558.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter three focuses on affirmative theorists, particularly Linda Hutcheon, charting the ways in which they provide the means to conceptualise nuanced and positive variants of postmodern aesthetics. ... More


Postmodernism and Film: Rethinking Hollywood's Aesthestics

Catherine Constable

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231174558
eISBN:
9780231850834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174558.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This volume focuses on postmodern film aesthetics, thinking through ways in which it challenges the aesthetic paradigms currently dominating analyses of Hollywood cinema. The first chapter explores ... More


The end(s) of feminism(s)? From Madonna to Ally McBeal

Geraldine Harris

in Beyond Representation: Television Drama and the Politics and Aesthetics of Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074585
eISBN:
9781781701010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074585.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter considers the progress/progressiveness of the representation and construction of feminism within television, and examines the discourses that have informed and shaped feminist television ... More


Contemporary Bollywood Remakes

Neelam Sidhar Wright

in Bollywood and Postmodernism: Popular Indian Cinema in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696345
eISBN:
9781474412155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696345.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines postmodern aesthetics in the contemporary Bollywood remake through an in-depth analysis of one of the genre's earliest, most prominent examples: the Devdas lineage. Two of the ... More


Eileen Chang and Ang Lee at the Movies: The Cinematic Politics of Lust, Caution

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083794
eISBN:
9789882209060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083794.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Eileen Chang's “Lust, Caution” and Ang Lee's 2007 adaptation of the story deal with appearance, performance, betrayal and the cinema. This chapter looks at the various political positions rendered ... More


Indian Cinema: A History of Repetition

Neelam Sidhar Wright

in Bollywood and Postmodernism: Popular Indian Cinema in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696345
eISBN:
9781474412155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696345.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines examples of postmodern aesthetics in contemporary Bollywood cinema by looking more specifically at a particular kind of filmmaking that has emerged prolifically over recent ... More


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