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Deleuze, Altered States and Film

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ISBN-10: 0748649352

ISBN-13: 9780748649358

Edition: N/A

Authors: Anna Powell

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Deleuze, Altered States and Film offers a typology of altered states, defining dream, hallucination, memory, trance and ecstasy in their cinematic expression. The book presents altered states films as significant neurological, psychological and philosophical experiences. Chapters engage with films that simultaneously present and induce altered consciousness. They consider dream states and the popularisation of alterity in drugs films. The altered bodies of erotic arousal and trance states are explored, using haptics and synaesthesia. Cinematic distortions of space and time as well as new digital and fractal directions are opened up.Anna Powell’s distinctive re-mapping of the film experience…    
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Book details

List price: $20.99
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 2/20/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 9.21" wide x 6.10" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Altered States, Affect and Film
Mixed Planes and Singular Encounters: Methods
Critical Contexts
Altered States: Menu
The Dream Machine
Spellbound
Schizoanalysis, Becoming and Film
Dreams in Anti-Oedipus
Deleuze Bergson and Dreams
Ultra-confusional Activity: Dreams and Un Chien andalou
The Dreamer Entranced: Meshes of the Afternoon
Waking Dreams: Fire Walk with Me
Fire Walk with Me
Worlds Out of Frame
Beyond the Flashback: Recollections, Dreams and Thoughts
From Dream-Image to Implied Dream: The Cinema of Enchantment and The Tales of Hoffmann
Pharmacoanalysis
Altered States: The Return of the Repressed
Castaneda and Becoming-Primitive
Creative (D)evolution
Becoming Anti-matter
Tuning In, Turning On, Dropping Out: The Trip and Easy Rider
The Camera as Drug: Easy Rider
The Breakdown: Trainspotting and Requiem for a Dream
Black Holes and Lines of Death: Requiem for a Dream
Counter-actualisation: Two Kinds of Death
Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome: Narcotic Multiplicity
Dancing in the Light: Ecstasy in Human Traffic
Conclusions: Pharmacoanalysis and the Great Health
Altered Body Maps and the Cinematic Sensorium
Sensational Cinema
Images of Sensation
Stan Brakhage and the Art of Vision
Dog Star Man: Connection to the Cosmos
Flicker
The Flicker: Stroboscopic Film
Yantra and Lapis: Analogue Trance
Sensational Sex
Fuses
Performance: Erotic Home Movie
Strange Days: Sex in the Head
Altered States of Time
Sculpting in Time: Deleuze, Tarkovsky and Stalker
Bergson's Time: Movement and Duration
Deleuze's Time-Image
Entrancing Time: The Crystal-Image and Altered States in Heart of Glass
The Crystal-Image
Agitation of the Mind
Crystal and Cloud
Liquid Crystal: Stalker
Donnie Darko: Incompossible Worlds
Deflecting Time's Arrow
2001: A Time Odyssey
A Prehistory of Consciousness
Jupiter and Beyond the Infinite
Insert: The Abstract Time-Image
Time in a Room
Conclusion: Becoming-Fractal
Virtual States/Actual Implications
Forms of Thought or Creation
Bibliography
Works Cited
Electronic Resources
Filmography
Index