Crash Cultures

Crash Cultures

Modernity, Mediation and the Material

eBook - 2003
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Since Diana's car crash in August 1997, media interest in the crash as an event needing explanation has proliferated. A glut of documentaries on television have investigated the social and scientific history of our responses to the car crash, as well as showing the personal impact of the crash on individual lives. In trying to+J16 give meaning to one celebrity crash, the more general significance of the car crash, its challenge to rational control or explanation, its disregard for the subject and its will, became the focus for attention. Coincidentally, the two most newsworthy films of 1997 we.
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Portland, OR : Intellect, 2003
ISBN: 9781841500713
1841500712
9781280476846
1280476842
9781841508696
1841508691
Characteristics: 1 online resource (v, 202 pages) : illustrations

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