Postnaturalism

Frankenstein, Film, and the Anthropotechnical Interface
(With a Foreword by Mark B.N. Hansen)

»Postnaturalism« offers an original account of human-technological co-evolution and argues that film and media theory, in particular, needs to be re-evaluated from the perspective of our material interfaces with a constantly changing environment. Extrapolating from Frankenstein films and the resonances they establish between a hybrid monster and the spectator hooked into the machinery of the cinema, Shane Denson engages debates in science studies and philosophy of technology to rethink histories of cinema, media, technology, and ultimately of the affective channels of our own embodiment.

With a foreword by media theorist Mark B. N. Hansen.

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2014-07-15, 432 pages
ISBN: 978-3-8376-2817-3

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Author(s)
Shane Denson
Book title
Postnaturalism Frankenstein, Film, and the Anthropotechnical Interface
(With a Foreword by Mark B.N. Hansen)
Publisher
transcript Verlag
Pages
432
Features
kart.
ISBN
978-3-8376-2817-3
DOI
Commodity Group
1744
BIC-Code
JFD APFA
BISAC-Code
PER004030 SOC052000
THEMA-Code
JBCT ATF
Release date
2014-07-15
Edition
1
Topics
Film
Readership
Film Studies, Media Studies, Literary Studies, Science Studies, Philosophy
Keywords/Tags
Frankenstein, Film, Media Theory, Philosophy of Technology, Embodiment, Analogue Media, Media Philosophy, Media Studies

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