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Terrorism and the Cold War

Christina Gerhardt

Christina Gerhardt is Associate Professor of German at University of Hawai’i at Manoa, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screening the Red Army Faction : Historical and Cultural Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Research for this chapter was supported by an appointment as a postdoctoral fellow at the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin (2006–2007) and as a summer fellow at the Zentrum für...

Epilogue

Christina Gerhardt

Christina Gerhardt is Associate Professor of German at University of Hawai’i at Manoa, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screening the Red Army Faction : Historical and Cultural Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...In the audio commentary accompanying The Legend of Rita (2000) Schlöndorff states that the film provides a requiem. When I interviewed him in 2007, I asked him to elaborate: “A requiem for what?” For the end of the left, he said, after 1968...

“A slight duplication of efforts”: redundancy and the excessive camera in Inglourious Basterds

Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds : A Manipulation of Metacinema

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...At the end of the opening credits, a white-on-black title appears: Chapter One/Once upon a time … /in Nazi-occupied France. It is the first of five titles that divide Inglourious Basterds into chapters. After the title, the first shot...

“Fire!” in a crowded theater: liquidating history in Inglourious Basterds

Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds : A Manipulation of Metacinema

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Quentin Tarantino maintains a consistent obsession with the cinema as cinephilia, which he invites his audience to share, in his work’s explicit and ironic play with film history. His films present us with clever, wry, and often...

“Getting Kicks from Action Pix”: Righteous Violence and the Choreographed Body in F(l)ight

Gwyn Symonds

Gwyn Symonds received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Sydney in 2007. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetics of Violence in Contemporary Media

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...This title references that of an interview with the action director John Woo in Richard Setlove, “Woo: Getting Kicks from Action Pix,” Variety November 18–24, 1996: 25.You can take any genre and say these horror bits, these action...

“It’s Just Detail”: Flaying the Sacred and Prosthetic, Pixilated and Animated Violence in the Hyperreal

Gwyn Symonds

Gwyn Symonds received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Sydney in 2007. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetics of Violence in Contemporary Media

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...The comment is Mel Gibbson’s, referring to the violent details he took from the meditations of Anne Catherine Emmerich, one of the sources he used for his film The Passion of the Christ. Quoted from John Dominic Crossan, “Hymn...

“It Is a True Story but It Might Not Have Happened”: Voyeurism and Fiction in the True Crime Narrative

Gwyn Symonds

Gwyn Symonds received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Sydney in 2007. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetics of Violence in Contemporary Media

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...The comment was made about the movie Fargo, by the actor Peter Storniere, who played the character of the serial killer Gaoar Grimsrud. See Jeffrey Schwartz, Minnesota Nice: A Documentary, rec 2005, Special Features: Fargo DVD Gold Edition,...

“It says here”

Christina Gerhardt

Christina Gerhardt is Associate Professor of German at University of Hawai’i at Manoa, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screening the Red Army Faction : Historical and Cultural Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...This chapter was generously funded by a Junior Research Grant from the Fulbright Commission (2007–2008), which permitted archival research to be conducted at the Hamburg Institut für Sozialforschung (Hamburg Institute for Social Research...

“Solving Problems with Sharp Objects”: Female Empowerment, Sex, and Violence in Buffy, the Vampire Slayer

Gwyn Symonds

Gwyn Symonds received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Sydney in 2007. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetics of Violence in Contemporary Media

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, exec. prod. Joss Whedon (WB and UPN, 1997–2003).Isn’t that just like a slayer. Solving all her problems by sticking things with sharp objects.“Selfless,” 7.5. An episode from Buffy, the Vampire Slayer....

“The Nation Wants to Know!”: Documenting Sexual Violence on Indian Prime-Time Television News

Documenting Gendered Violence : Representations, Collaborations, and Movements

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...In a heated moment on the Indian prime-time English-language television news show The Newshour, its anchor Arnab Goswami confronts his guest Vinay Singh, the general secretary of the Hindu vigilante group Sri Ram Sene (Army of Lord Rama)....