You Do Not Talk About Fight Club: I Am Jack's Completely Unauthorized Essay Collection

EditorRead Mercer SchuchardtForeword byChuck Palahniuk

August 11, 2008|
You Do Not Talk About Fight Club: I Am Jack's Completely Unauthorized Essay Collection by Read Mercer Schuchardt
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Pervasive and multidisciplinary, this insightful exploration discusses how and why this seminal work developed, and continues to grow, such a cult following. WhenFight Clubpunched its way onto the scene a decade ago, it provided an unprecedented glimpse into the American male’s psyche and rapidly turned into a euphemism for a variety of things that should be "just understood” and not otherwise acknowledged. Key to its success is the variety of lenses through which the story can be interpreted; is it a story of male anxiety in a metrosexual world, of ritual religion in a secular age, of escape from totalitarian capitalism, or the spiritual malaise induced by technologically-oriented society? Writers, conspiracy theorists, and philosophers are among those ready to talk aboutFight Club’s ability to be all these and more.
Read Mercer Schuchardtis an assistant professor of communication arts at Marymount Manhattan College. He is the cofounder of Cleave: The Counter Agency, the cofounder and publisher of Metaphilm, and a contributing editor for The New Pantagruel. He is the author ofThe Disappearance of Women: Technology, Pornography, and the Obsolescence...
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Title:You Do Not Talk About Fight Club: I Am Jack's Completely Unauthorized Essay CollectionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:216 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.6 inShipping dimensions:216 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.6 inPublished:11 août 2008Publisher:BenBella Books, Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1933771526

ISBN - 13:9781933771526

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