Monsters and modernity

Bould, M. (2008) Monsters and modernity. In: Silicon Knights Games Developers, St. Catherines, Ontario, 1 August 2008.

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Abstract

A critical overview of the repressive aspects of modernity which, in popular culture at least, tend to unleash monsters. Drawing on Walter Benjamin, this paper also considers the relationship between 'progress' and catastrophe.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Godzilla, Walter Benjamin, World War Z, Manufactured Landscapes
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > Department of Arts and Cultural Industries
ID Code:8176
Deposited By: E. Cholerton
Deposited On:07 Jul 2010 08:03
Last Modified:12 Aug 2013 08:00

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