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Postmodern Allegory: The Global Economy and New Technologies

Gina Marchetti

in Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's Infernal Affairs - The Trilogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098015
eISBN:
9789882206601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098015.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

All the indicators of modern “progress” in Infernal Affairs point in a downward direction. Liberation from colonialism, the promise of modern technology, and the potential pleasures of global ... More


J. G. Ballard’s Dark Ecologies: Unsettling Nature, Animals, and Literary Tropes

Frida Beckman

in Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400022
eISBN:
9781474434584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400022.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Beckman explores the ways that some of J. G. Ballard’s works can be seen as exemplifying a “dark ecology,” a critique of the universalist concept of “Nature” that keeps animals and the nonhuman world ... More


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