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By Jonathan Goldberg
Series: Theory Q
Published: 22 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7404-6
... melodrama aesthetic life Alfred Hitchcock Patricia Highsmith ...
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By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... Suspense Anthropotechnics Social Systems Patricia Highsmith Henry James Peter Sloterdijk Professionalism ...
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By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... Patricia Highsmith Friedrich Carl von Savigny Vicarious Life Fictitious persons Vicarious crime ...
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By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... The Incrementalist Turn The Turn Turn Game Theory Erving Goffman Patricia Highsmith Georg Simmel ...
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By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... Scientology Institutional Space Motion Pictures Twitter Stupidity Patricia Highsmith J. G. Ballard Alfred Hitchcock ...
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By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... Social games Game Theory Anime Patricia Highsmith William Dean Howells Theodore Dreiser Thomas Demand ...
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By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... Self-Boosterism Institutions Practical Jokes Comic Books Uncanny Valley Patricia Highsmith Tom McCarthy Siegfried Kracauer ...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... The chapter demonstrates how the space and practices of the office--its operations, observations, and ego-technic media—become the switchboard of a self-organizing social order of things. Examples are drawn from the fiction of Patricia Highsmith, Tom McCarthy, Max Brooks ( World War Z...
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By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... Highsmith Henry James Peter Sloterdijk Professionalism The chapter demonstrates how the space and practices of the office--its operations, observations, and ego-technic media—become the switchboard of a self-organizing social order of things. Examples are drawn from the fiction of Patricia...
Series: Theory Q
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374046-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7404-6
... on a Train (based on a Patricia Highsmith novel), where music fills the fairground scene of murder. This possibility manifests itself as a music that never stops, and thereby suggests something else that accompanies the constraints of life and its impossible, mortal plots. The chapter also discusses...
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By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
.... Via crime stories and crime films, and belief systems such as Scientology, this part details the medium of suspense as a worldview—focusing on one the suspense novel’s great practitioners, Patricia Highsmith, and on one of the suspense motion picture’s great strategists, Alfred Hitchcock. A central...
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... capsules, high-rises, concrete islands, institutional settings for the self-enhanced—the sites in Patricia Highsmith Friedrich Carl von Savigny Vicarious Life Fictitious persons Vicarious crime The scene of the crime in the age of social systems and crime fiction are shown to test out...
Series: Theory Q
Published: 22 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7404-6
... is a concert pianist, and in Strangers on a Train (based on a Patricia Highsmith novel), where music fills the fairground scene of murder. This possibility manifests itself as a music that never stops, and thereby suggests something else that accompanies the constraints of life and its impossible, mortal plots...
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By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... as a way of modeling modernity and as one of its symptoms. The relays between game and world in the official world is examined in several different scenes, including Patricia Highsmith’s suspense novel Ripley’s Game , anime-based film, and a range of realist fiction (William Dean Howells, Theodore...
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... systems, what they look like, and how they work. Game theory is examined as a way of modeling modernity and as one of its symptoms. The relays between game and world in the official world is examined in several different scenes, including Patricia Highsmith’s suspense novel Ripley’s Game , anime-based...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... principle and stress an aesthetic category. It defines a modern anthropotechnics, or art with humans. It redefines the action zones of a modern world that stages its own conditions and the place of the work of art in it. Suspense Anthropotechnics Social Systems Patricia Highsmith Henry James...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... in Patricia Highsmith Friedrich Carl von Savigny Vicarious Life Fictitious persons Vicarious crime ...
Book Chapter

By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... extraverted and suspended life-world in which people meet outside themselves. The Incrementalist Turn The Turn Turn Game Theory Erving Goffman Patricia Highsmith Georg Simmel ...
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... behavior” in a radically extraverted and suspended life-world in which people meet outside themselves. The Incrementalist Turn The Turn Turn Game Theory Erving Goffman Patricia Highsmith Georg Simmel The final chapter of the book is a postscript on the official world. The notion...