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Published: 02 April 2018

270 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190696771

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Inhospitable World

Cinema in the Time of the Anthropocene

Jennifer Fay

  • Provides a new theory of the Anthropocene as an aesthetic experience and as a matter of design
  • Offers a new reading of film noir as a genre of the Anthropocene that teaches us how to die
  • Connects the aesthetics of the atomic test film to the cultural logic of the Anthropocene
  • Assesses a wider history of film production as a mode of catastrophic environmental design

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