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1991

Film and Media Studies

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Book Review: Subversive Pleasures: Bakhtin, Cultural Criticism, And Film, James Morrison Jan 1991

Book Review: Subversive Pleasures: Bakhtin, Cultural Criticism, And Film, James Morrison

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...Subversive Pleasures implicitly critiques the dominant parochialism of contemporary film study with the bracing electicism of its method. Both for its basic enterprise of installing Bakhtin as a touchstone fro film scholars and for its rangy, intellectually restless methodological alternative to the constricting specializing of current film theory, Stam's book is among the most important recent contributions to film study.