The Crash Controversy by Martin Barker,Jane Arthurs,Ramaswami Harindranath

The Crash Controversy
ISBN 1903364175
  • Author:
    Martin Barker,Jane Arthurs,Ramaswami Harindranath
  • Title:
    The Crash Controversy
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    Politics & Government
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  • Publisher:
    Wallflower Press (October 15, 2001)
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<P>This book, which draws on a year-long investigation funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, offers a series of important and challenging findings on an almost unprecedented campaign mounted in 1996-97 by the British press against one film: David Cronenberg's <I>Crash.</I> What motivated this campaign? What can it tell us about British film culture? What impact did the campaign have on general audiences? <I>The Crash Controversy</I> is a major contribution to our understanding of censorship campaigns, how audiences respond to films of a controversial nature, and the strategies employed in engaging with such texts.</P>