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272 Pages | 30

6.21 x 9.14 inches

ISBN: 9781474463720


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The Squid Cinema From Hell

Kinoteuthis Infernalis and the Emergence of Chthulumedia

William Brown and David H. Fleming

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Offers up a 'posthuman' understanding of film and media, charting the historical relationships between cephalopods and cinema, especially in the digital age
  • Draws on work by authors such as Vilém Flusser, Donna J. Haraway, Graham Harman and Eugene Thacker
  • Engages with contemporary discourses of speculative realism, object-oriented ontology, animal studies and the weird in order to chart the relationship between cinema and cephalopods
  • Takes in examples from Europe, North America, South America and Asia, across a range of media, including cinema, literature, music videos, 4DX, advertising, websites, YouTube videos, artificial intelligence, VR and more
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