The thin men: Anorexic subjectivity in Fight Club and The Machinist.

Bould, M. and Vint, S. (2008) The thin men: Anorexic subjectivity in Fight Club and The Machinist. In: The Fith Annual Historical Materialism Conference, University College, London, 7-9 November 2008.

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Abstract

Taking anorexia as a model of subjectivity under contemporary capital, this paper analyses the noir protagonists of Fight Club and The Machinist and their relationships to power, labour and their own bodies.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:neo-noir, anorexia, Fight Club, The Machinist
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > Department of Arts and Cultural Industries
ID Code:8167
Deposited By: S. Nash
Deposited On:06 Jul 2010 13:43
Last Modified:12 Aug 2013 08:00

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