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Film and the Anarchist Imagination: Expanded Second Edition

Richard Porton


Hailed since its initial release, this book offers the authoritative account of films featuring anarchist characters and motifs. The book delves into the many ways filmmakers have portrayed anarchism's long traditions of labor agitation and revolutionary struggle. While acknowledging cinema's predilection for ludicrous anarchist stereotypes, the book focuses on films that, wittingly or otherwise, reflect or even promote workplace resistance, anarchist pedagogy, self-emancipation, and anti-statist insurrection. The book ranges from the silent era to the classics Zero de Conduite and Love and An ... More

Keywords: films, anarchism, anarchists, anarchist stereotypes, workplace resistance, anarchist pedagogy, self-emancipation, anti-statist insurrection, post-anarchism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780252043338
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252043338.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Porton, author