This book looks at the ways in which The Matrix Trilogy adapts Jean Baudrillard’s Simulacra and Simulation, and in doing so creates its own. Before you reach for the blue pill at the mention of yet another book on The Matrix trilogy (Wachowski brothers ), I want to emphasise from the outset. Constable, Catherine () Adapting philosophy: Jean Baudrillard and the Matrix trilogy. Manchester, UK ; New York: Manchester University Press.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Her reading of Metz is insightful Adapting philosophyphilosophy as adaptation.

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Ironically, the ‘bad copy’ enacts a heightened fidelity to the source. Gian marked it as to-read Jun 30, Stephen Glass rated it liked it Dec 31, To see what your friends thought of this trillogy, please sign up. She turns instead to the interrelation of metaphor and metonymy within Christian Metz’s cine-semiotics to challenge the separation of thought and perception within film experience.


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View freely available titles: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Constable provides an incisive analysis of the paradoxes and contradictions that eventuate, for example, in discussions of filmic adaptations of Baudrillard’s concept of the hyperreal, which contests the very relation between original and copy that the fidelity model presumes.


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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Most importantly, this is the first study to bring the entire cultural and intellectual phenomenon of philosophical writing on the films to critical analysis within a film studies context.

Books by Catherine Constable. Alex Kelley marked it as to-read Nov 04, Not Enabled Word Wise: In surveying the literature, Constable inventories philosophical assumptions about film as an object of study that tend to get uncritically reproduced, particularly within the tradition of Anglo analytic philosophy.