Trauma and Media: Theories, Histories, and Images (Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies) (Hardcover)

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Trauma and Media: Theories, Histories, and Images (Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies) (Hardcover)

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This book provides the first comprehensive account of trauma as a critical concept in the study of modern visual media, from Freud to the present day, looking at how the psychoanalytic theory of trauma was adapted by the cultural critics Walter Benjamin, Theodor Adorno, Roland Barthes, Jacques Derrida, and Slavoj Zizek.

Allen Meek is Senior Lecturer in Media Studies, Massey University.
Product Details ISBN: 9781138774872
ISBN-10: 1138774871
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: March 27th, 2014
Pages: 232
Language: English
Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies