Cultural studies and the extreme

Boothroyd, Dave (2006) Cultural studies and the extreme. In: New cultural studies: adventures in theory. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, pp. 274-290. ISBN 9780820329604, 9780748622085, 9780748622092

Documents
Cultural studies and the extreme

Request a copy
[img] PDF
theextremeX.pdf - Whole Document
Restricted to Repository staff only

115kB
Item Type:Book Section
Item Status:Live Archive

Abstract

Examines Bataille theory of excess and depense, using Bataillean theory (Visions of Excess/The Accursed Share) to think through aspects of contemporary consumer culture and the cultural deployment of the the notion of the extreme.

Keywords:Bataille, economy of excess, Marx, affect
Subjects:L Social studies > L990 Social studies not elsewhere classified
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V990 Historical and Philosophical studies not elsewhere classified
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Film & Media > Lincoln School of Film & Media (Media)
Related URLs:
ID Code:14906
Deposited On:12 Sep 2014 11:21

Repository Staff Only: item control page