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The Bio-Logic of Vengeance in Let the Right One In

Rikke Schubart

Rikke Schubart is Associate Professor in Media Studies at the Institute for the Study of Culture, University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark. Her research focuses on gender, genre, and emotions in cinema and media. Schubart’s publications include Bloomsbury’s recent Women of Ice and Fire: Gender, Game of Thrones and Multiple Media Engagements (2016, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), Eastwood’s Iwo Jima: A Critical Engagement with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima (2013, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), and Super Bitches and Action Babes: The Female Hero in Popular Cinema, 1970–2006 (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mastering Fear : Women, Emotions, and Contemporary Horror

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...What would you do if someone made you squeal like a pig, hit you, and peed on your clothes? Hit back? And what if they were three and you were afraid to stand up for your rights? What then?Tomas Alfredson’s Swedish film Let the Right One...

Beyond Self-images

Global Animation Theory : International Perspectives at Animafest Zagreb

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...It seems that the first decades of the new millennium have brought about a small renaissance of documentaries, especially those that combine live action and animated pictures and even those visualized totally by employment of various...

Brownfields of Late Capitalism

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The previous chapters have addressed the ways national narratives use nature as a cultural resource, often vindicating traditionalist or even conservative politics. If urbanity was a concern in these films, it was constructed...

Openings and Conclusions

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The scope of ecocinema produced in the Nordic countries varies extensively, ranging from the appropriation of nature for culture and capital to valorizations of deep ecology and complex hybridity. I have identified three poles of ecological...

Representing the End Times

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...By focusing on the diverse combinations of nature writing and national narration, this study continues interrogating the appropriation of nature for various cultural and socio-political purposes. Previous studies on American (Brereton 2005;...

Responsibility and the Nordic Model

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The scope of this book has gradually expanded from studies of heritage culture to explorations of multicultural ideology in an egalitarian Norden. Moving from the level of domestic concerns to a more global scale is entirely relevant...

The Horror Film in an Ecological Context

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...If the deer Western and the road movie provide exemplary case studies for interrogating the ways gender politics, environmental considerations, anthropocentric logic and national narratives intertwine, the horror genre amplifies...

Eco-cosmopolitan Urges and Documentary Film

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Sustainable development has become a mantra for eco-economic optimists, a source of concern for those in the developing world who fear an ethic of sustainability may be evoked to keep their economies down, and a target of attack...

Urban Ecologies of the Nordic Welfare State

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...A key consideration in any analysis of the political dimensions of Nordic cinema is the constitutive ideology of the welfare state. Numerous studies in sociology, culture, economics and politics explore the diverse manifestations of welfare...

Introduction

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Nature is [. . .] a common source for myths and beliefs all over the world [. . .] but for Scandinavian people and for life in Scandinavia nature has a special meaning. The wilderness and its woods and lakes are in particular regarded...