Consuming and Consumed People Violence in American Psycho

Written By Florian Burkhardt
Consuming and Consumed People  Violence in American Psycho
  • Publsiher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release : 04 November 2005
  • ISBN : 3638435490
  • Pages : 12 pages
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Download or read book entitled Consuming and Consumed People Violence in American Psycho by author: Florian Burkhardt which was release on 04 November 2005 and published by GRIN Verlag with total page 12 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 2,0, University of Stuttgart, 10 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Bret Easton Ellis’American psychohas been a highly controversial book. Many critics condemned this novel before it had been published so Ellis even had to search for a new publishing company. The indignation atAmerican psychohad been so fierce, it verged on hysteria and some interest groups (feminist and religious groups for instance) agitated against the author and his work1. The main reason why critics reacted that outraged was the explicit and detailed description of violence in this book2. In this paper I will discuss the appearence of violence inAmerican psycho.But first I want to create a picture of social phenomena in the USA of the 80’s as they are described in the novel, in order to provide the setting, the atmosphere in which the violence takes place. This will help to give an opinion of this violence and to interpret it. Then I will discuss how violence is presented in the text. In the fourth

Consuming and Consumed People Violence in American Psycho

Consuming and Consumed People  Violence in American Psycho
  • Author : Florian Burkhardt
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2005-11-04
  • Total pages : 12
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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Summary : Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 2,0, University of Stuttgart, 10 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Bret Easton Ellis’American psychohas been a highly controversial book. Many critics condemned this novel before it had been published so Ellis even had ...

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  • Author : Lorna Piatti-Farnell
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-03-10
  • Total pages : 276
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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Summary : This book offers a critical analysis of the relationship between food and horror in post-1980 cinema. Evaluating the place of consumption within cinematic structures, Piatti-Farnell analyses how seemingly ordinary foods are re-evaluated in the Gothic framework of irrationality and desire. The complicated and often ambiguous relationship between food and horror ...

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  • Author : Michael Frank
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2013-10
  • Total pages : 52
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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Summary : Examination Thesis from the year 2009 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,5, University of Heidelberg, language: English, abstract: "Art has always reflected society. [...] Fight Club examines violence and the roots of frustration that are causing people to reach out for such radical solutions. And that's exactly ...

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  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2020-07-24
  • Total pages : 23
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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Summary : Seminar paper from the year 2015 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,7, Bielefeld University (Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft), language: English, abstract: Why was there such a public outcry about American Psycho? To add further dimensions to this question, this paper will try to provide a deeper insight on the functions ...

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  • Author : Nobel-Augusto Perdu Honeyman
  • Publisher : Universidad Almería
  • Release Date : 2015-11-04
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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Summary : Revista de Estudios Ingleses es un anuario dirigido y gestionado por miembros del Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana de la Universidad de Almería con el propósito de ofrecer un foro de intercambio de producción científica en campos del conocimiento tan diversos como la lengua ...

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  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2013-08-29
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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  • Publisher : Wayne State University Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 453
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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Summary : This anthology examines a number of issues related to violence within the media landscape....

Psycho Paths

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  • Author : Philip L. Simpson
  • Publisher : SIU Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 244
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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Summary : Philip L. Simpson provides an original and broad overview of the evolving serial killer genre in the two media most responsible for its popularity: literature and cinema of the 1980s and 1990s. The fictional serial killer, with a motiveless, highly individualized modus operandi, is the latest manifestation of the multiple ...

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  • Publisher : Tectum Wissenschaftsverlag
  • Release Date : 2015-08-21
  • Total pages : 394
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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Summary : It is widely recognized as a fact that our current economic order constitutes a distinct phase of capitalism as opposed to the phase of industrial capitalism that preceded it. There are various names for this originally new phase of capitalism, e.g., information capitalism, biocapitalism, post-industrial capitalism, cybernetic capitalism, totalitarian ...

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  • Author : Nadine Klemens
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2007-07
  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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Summary : Thesis (M.A.) from the year 2004 in the subject American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: sehr gut, Technical University of Braunschweig, 47 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: "We don't have a great war in our generation, or a great depression, but we do, we have a great ...

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  • Author : Jennifer Brown
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2012-11-14
  • Total pages : 258
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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Summary : From images of stewed missionaries to Hannibal Lecter's hiss, cannibals have intrigued while evoking horror and repulsion. The label of cannibal has been used throughout history to denigrate a given individual or group. By examining who is labelled cannibal at any given time, we can understand the fears, prejudices, accepted ...

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  • Author : Dirk Wiemann,Agata Stopinska
  • Publisher : Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 229
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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Summary : The issues of violence and its control, containment or overcoming range prominently in the social sciences. Empirical sociology seeks to derive generalizable explanations from its research into concrete cases of the occurrence or absence of violent conflict, aspiring to transform such explanations into instructions for strategic action. Within cultural studies, ...

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  • Author : Alexander Sedlmaier
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-13
  • Total pages : 335
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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Summary : Reveals the relationship between the rise of political violence in West Germany to the unprecedented growth of consumption...

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  • Author : David Schmid
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2015-11-02
  • Total pages : 623
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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Summary : This timely collection provides a historical overview of violence in American popular culture from the Puritan era to the present and across a range of media. • Provides a narrative of the development of violence in American popular culture, illustrating both continuity and change • Combines an overview of each essay's subject ...

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  • Author : Bjarne Stoklund
  • Publisher : Museum Tusculanum Press
  • Release Date : 2021-07-31
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 3638435490
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