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dc.contributor.authorSánchez Fernández, Carlos-
dc.date.accessioned2019-07-17T09:07:22Z-
dc.date.available2019-07-17T09:07:22Z-
dc.date.issued2019-
dc.identifier.issn1989-6131-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10201/73881-
dc.description.abstractJ.G. Ballard’s novel Crash (1973) allows a reading in the terms of Heidegger’s concept of Ge-stell or enframing, according to which in modernity everything, humans included, is seen as a mere means to often questionable ends. Prompted by violent sexual fantasies and an unleashed death drive, its main characters, a wild bunch of symphorophiliac drivers, live a life of existential nihilism, treating human beings as objects, mere fodder for their prearranged car crashes. In so doing, they take an active part in a general process of dehumanisation afflicting Western civilisation, where people are just standing reserve (Bestand). This would be closely linked to so-called affectlessness, where emotions go nowhere but to an ever-increasing self-absorption in a world without others. In turn, this would be symptomatic of a civilisational shift from word to image, in a society where technology and performativity reign supreme and everything is evacuated of meaning.es_ES
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dc.publisherServicio de Publicaciones, Universidad de Murciaes_ES
dc.relation.ispartofseriesVol.19 (1), 2019es_ES
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccesses_ES
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dc.subjectEnframinges_ES
dc.subjectGestelles_ES
dc.subjectNihilismes_ES
dc.subjectAffectlessnesses_ES
dc.subjectTechnologyes_ES
dc.subjectThe cares_ES
dc.subjectDeath drivees_ES
dc.subjectStanding reservees_ES
dc.subjectBestandes_ES
dc.subjectDehumanisationes_ES
dc.subjectEclipse of the otheres_ES
dc.subjectWound culturees_ES
dc.subject.otherCDU::8- Lingüística y literaturaes_ES
dc.titleHeiddegerian enframing, nihilism & affectlessness in J. G. Ballard's Crashes_ES
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/articlees_ES
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