Western nihilism

Noys, Benjamin (2012) Western nihilism. In: Historical Materialism Ninth Annual Conference, 8-11 Nov 2012, SOAS, London. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper considers the US revisionist Western as a site of consideration for the problems of nihilism and labour. Focusing primarily on Robert Aldrich's 'Ulzana's Raid' it considers the cultural and political context of the 'long 1970s' for a thinking of resistance and nihilism in the present moment.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Alain Badiou, The Century, Western, film
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism
J Political Science > JC Political theory
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1600 Drama > PN1993 Motion pictures
Divisions: Departments > English and Creative Writing
Event Title: Historical Materialism Ninth Annual Conference
Event Location: SOAS, London
Event Dates: 8-11 Nov 2012
Depositing User: Benjamin Noys
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2013 15:13
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2017 09:52
URI: http://eprints.chi.ac.uk/id/eprint/995

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