The proceedings of the 2011 Extremity and Excess Postgraduate Conference held at the University of Salford. Contents include: "Introduction: Encountering Extremity and Excess" Joseph Darlington "Post-Human Pop: From Simulation to Assimilation" Daniel Cookney "Larger than Life: Morbidity, Megapixels and the Digital Body" Rob Gallagher "Siding with the Pervert: Engaging with the Twisted Hero in Japanese Ero-guro Cinema" Lydia Brammer "Hysterical Poetics: Chatterton's Excessive Desire for a 'Real' World of Words" Erin Whitcroft "'The simplest of proficiencies - the ability to kill my fellow-men': Isaak Babel and Making Sense of Extremity" Victoria O'Neill "Countering Extremism in the Name of Security: Criminalising Alternative Politics" Will Jackson "Exodus: A Non-identity Art - Everyone is an Artist?" Rory Harron "Critical Intimacy: Lowry's Seascapes and the Art of Ekphrasis" Patrick Wright "Manifest Destiny, Violence and Transcendence: An Artist's Statement" Marc Bosward Reproductions of artworks by Marc Bosward included with full-colour inserts.
|Publisher||University of Salford Press|
|ISBN (Print)||978-1902496665, 1902496663|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|