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Book Review: Bal, Mieke(ed.), The practice of cultural analysis: Exposing interdisciplinary interpretation, Stanford University Press

McHoul, A. (2000) Book Review: Bal, Mieke(ed.), The practice of cultural analysis: Exposing interdisciplinary interpretation, Stanford University Press. Media International Australia, 94 . pp. 186-187.

Abstract

Let's call him CS for short. When the book arrived in 1999, he was depressed, clinically diagnosed as such and made to take strange drugs. This led him do some things that were, by more or less any of today's moralities, evil. (It all had to do with his friend Phil O, who had been with him from the start and two very different, but distantly related women called Poppy and Sophia - but we needn't go into that here.) And because CS accepted that having done such evil things made him an intrinsically evil person, he became evil and therefore (in Nietzsche's sense) bad - bad because he had given himself up to the distinction between good and evil.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Media, Communication and Culture
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Publishers Website: http://www.uq.edu.au/mia/
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/9854
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