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Description - The Weird and the Eerie by Mark Fisher

A noted British cultural critic takes on some of the strangest works of art from the 20th century and dissects our fascination with the unsettling in popular music, film, and writing

What exactly are the Weird and the Eerie? Two closely related but distinct modes, and each possesses its own distinct properties. Both have often been associated with Horror, but this genre alone does not fully encapsulate the pull of the outside and the unknown.

In several essays, Mark Fisher argues that a proper understanding of the human condition requires examination of transitory concepts such as the Weird and the Eerie.

Featuring discussion of the works of- H. P. Lovecraft, H. G. Wells, M.R. James, Christopher Priest, Joan Lindsay, NigelKneale, Daphne DuMaurier, Alan Garner and Margaret Atwood, and films by Stanley Kubrick, JonathanGlazerand Christopher Nolan.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781910924389
ISBN-10: 1910924385
Format: Paperback / softback
(197mm x 125mm x 11mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Repeater Books
Publisher: Watkins Media
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mark Fisher

Mark Fisheris the author of"Capitalist Realism"and"Ghosts of My Life." He lectures at Goldsmiths, blogs atk-punk.abstractdynamics.org and writes regularly for other publications including "The Guardian."

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