Subversive Pleasures: Bakhtin, Cultural Criticism, and Film

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Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992 - Literary Criticism - 274 pages
Applying Bakhtin's critical methods to film, mass-media and cultural studies, Stam draws on Bakhtin's corporal semiotics of the grotesque body to analyze eroticism in the cinema, and explores issues including the translinguistic critique of Saussurean semiotics and Russian formalism.

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