Melancholia ebook

My long (18000 words) essay on Lars von Trier’s Melancholia, previously available in the open-access, online film journal Sequence, is now available as well as a free ebook (in epub, mobi, and pdf formats).

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  1. [...] Steven Shaviro’s 18,000 word essay on Lars von Trier’s Melancholia, previously available in the open-access, online film journal Sequence, is now available as well as a free ebook (in epub, mobi, and pdf formats) – via The Pinocchio Theory. [...]

  2. Jim H. says:

    Just discovered your site while reading up on Whitehead.

    Look forward to reading your take on Melancholia. My review when walking out was that it was the yin to “Tree of Life”‘s yang.

    More: It demonstrated that depression has an evolutionary psychological function. Justine (K. Dunst is the one who is prepared for the looming apocalypse.)

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