Author Archive for: ‘Michael Grant’

Fantasy Film: A Critical Introduction

James Walters, Fantasy Film: A Critical Introduction Berg publishers, 2011 ISBN: 978-1-84788-308-7 US$29.95 (pb) 153pp (Review copy supplied by Berg publishers) Fantasy Film is a book written in the light of certain theoretical preconceptions, one of whose tendencies is to eschew the notion of theoretical preconception. Basic to Walters’ account of fantasy are notions of film form deriving from the …

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The Living and the Undead, Gregory A. Waller

Gregory A. Waller, The Living and the Undead University of Illinois Press, 2010 (the first paperback edition of the 1986 hardback version) ISBN: 978-0-252-07772-2 US$25 (pb) 408pp (Review copy supplied by University of Illinois Press) In the Criitque of Pure Reason Kant draws a distinction between negative and indefinite judgment. As Slavoj Zizek has pointed out, the example that Kant …

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