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Postmodern Theory and Blade Runner - by Matthew Flisfeder (Paperback)

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Matthew Flisfeder introduces readers to key concepts in postmodern theory and demonstrates how it can be used for a critical interpretation and analysis of Blade Runner, arguably 'the greatest science fiction film'. By contextualizing the film within the culture of late 20th and early 21st-century capitalism, Flisfeder provides a valuable guide for both students and scholars interested in learning more about one of the most significant, influential, and controversial concepts in film and cultural studies of the past 40 years.The "Film Theory in Practice"series fills a gaping hole in the world of film theory. By marrying the explanation of film theory with interpretation of a film, the volumes provide discrete examples of how film theory can serve as the basis for textual analysis. Postmodern Theory and Blade Runner offers a concise introduction to Postmodernism in jargon-free language and shows how this theory can be deployed to interpret Ridley Scott's cult film Blade Runner.

Number of Pages: 175
Genre: Performing Arts
Series Title: Film Theory in Practice
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: Matthew Flisfeder
Language: English
Street Date: April 6, 2017
TCIN: 52114355
UPC: 9781501311796
Item Number (DPCI): 248-41-6087
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