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Klippel, Heike

Poison and Poisoning in Science, Fiction and Cinema

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Heike Klippel, Bettina Wahrig, Anke Zechner

Part I. Cases and Environments

2. Female Poisoners in Eighteenth-Century Germany
Julia Saatz

3. The Truth About the Lafarge Affair: Poisons in Salons, Academies, and Courtrooms During the Nineteenth Century
José Ramón Bertomeu-Sánchez

4. “Nature Is Lopsided”: Muscarine as Scientific and Literary Fascinosum in Dorothy L. Sayers’ The Documents in the Case

Bettina Wahrig

5. “Everything Stays Down Where It’s Wounded”: Precarious Ontologies and Ecologies of Poison
Stephan Trinkaus

Part II. Metamorphoses

6. “Life and Death Appeared to Me Ideal Bounds”: Investigations into Life, Death, Resuscitation, and “Vegetable Poisons” in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain
Silvia Micheletti

7. “These Pale Alchemies”: Lucretia Borgia in Nineteenth-Century Literature
Martina Mittag

8. Magic Matters: On Sexed Bodies and Early Film
Kathrin Peters

9. Fun and Games: The Joy of Poisoning in Children’s Literature
Sylvia A. Pamboukian

10. Nuclear Power Subjects: Superheroes and Energetic Film
André Wendler

Part III. Visualizing the Invisible

11. From Substance to Phantasm: Poison Motifs in Narrative Cinema
Heike Klippel

12. Cinema and the Motif of Poison as Intermingling
Anke Zechner

13. Serial Poisoning: Actualizations of the “Yellow Peril” in 1960s Fu Manchu Films
Maja Figge

14. Cinema as Ontoxicological Mit-Gift and Being-With as a Given in Societies of Enforced Precarity
Drehli Robnik

15. Autoimmunity and Sexual Difference in Todd Haynes’ Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story, Poison, and Safe

Astrid Deuber-Mankowsky

Part IV. Conclusion

16. Identity, Precariousness, and Poison: A Brief and Political Outlook
Heiko Stoff

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film Theory, Genre, Popular Culture, Biochemistry, general

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Science and Popular Culture
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319649092
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-64908-5

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