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Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372844-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7284-4
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372844-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7284-4
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373438-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... In this chapter I look at Bess McNeill, the central character in Lars von Trier’s film Breaking the Waves , arguing that she demonstrates a way to resist interpellation. Because Bess speaks not just as herself but as God, she reveals a way to take advantage of the multiplicity and anarchism...
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By Nick Salvato
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7447-3
... obstruction impasse Hans Monderman Lars von Trier contemporaneity ...
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By James R. Martel
Published: 03 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... Lars von Trier Breaking the Waves God split subjectivity political theology ...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374473-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7447-3
... given traffic jam), to reform the subjects of gridlock; and (2) filmmaker Lars von Trier’s The Five Obstructions , in which the putative obstructions—actually obstacles—through whose devising von Trier tries to best agonist Jørgen Leth provide an alibi for the temporary misrecognition of the film’s...
Published: 03 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... In this chapter I look at Bess McNeill, the central character in Lars von Trier’s film Breaking the Waves , arguing that she demonstrates a way to resist interpellation. Because Bess speaks not just as herself but as God, she reveals a way to take advantage of the multiplicity and anarchism of each subject...