Tortured torsos: Anorexic subjectivity in Fight Club and The Machinist

Bould, M. and Vint, S. (2008) Tortured torsos: Anorexic subjectivity in Fight Club and The Machinist. In: Postgraduate Masterclass, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Western Australia, 19 March 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 (Other)
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:8175
Deposited By: E. Cholerton
Deposited On:07 Jul 2010 08:00
Last Modified:12 Aug 2013 08:00

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