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Mark Fisher (Author) Kentaro Goi (Translator)
"The Strange and the Horrifying: Novels, Films, Music, and Cultural Studies"

price: 2,500 yen + tax
Release date: 2022/12/02
ISBN:978-4-910511-31-3

 

The most creepy and confusing of the 20th century
Covering transcendental novels, films, and music,
Befitting a new work from the author of “Capitalist Realism,”
It is well read and has a clear argument.
──From "The Quietus" book review (2017)

Why does it look "weird"?
Distinguishing between the often confused sensations of “strange” and “horrifying,”
Exploring alternative thinking

H.P. Lovecraft, H.G. Wells, Philip K. Dick, M.R. James,
David Lynch, Stanley Kubrick, Andrei Tarkovsky,
Christapher Nolan, Rainer Werner Fassbinder,
The Fall, Brian Eno, Gary Numan...
Thinker, political theorist, and cultural commentator Mark Fisher's insightful thoughts unfold in a thrilling manner.
This is his last book before his death and another masterpiece.

 

table of contents

Introduction
Strange and Chilling (Beyond Creepy)

strange thing
Things that arise from space-time, are cut out of space-time, and lie beyond space-time - Lovecraft and strange things
A strange thing that resists the mundane - H.G. Wells
"The body is full of tentacles", the grotesque and the strange - The Fall
Caught in the Ring of Ouroboros - Tim Powers
Simulation and deworlding: Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Phipp K. Dick
Curtain and Hole──David Lynch

appalling
Approaching the horrifying
Something where there should be nothing, nothing where there should be something - Daphne du Maurier and Christopher Priest
About the vanishing earth: M.R. James and Eno
Chilling Thanatos - Nigel Kneale and Alan Garner
Bringing the outside in and the inside out - Margaret Atwood and Jonathan Glaser
Traces of Aliens - Stanley Kubrick, Andrei Tarkovsky, Christopher Nolan
“…the horrors remain.” — Joan Lindsay

Translator's postscript
References
index

 

Mark Fisher
Born in 1968. He completed his MA in Philosophy at the University of Hull and his PhD at the University of Warwick. While teaching at Goldsmiths University, he writes about music theory, cultural theory, and social criticism on his blog, ``K-PUNK''. In 2009, he published Capitalist Realism (translated by Sébastien Broglie and Ruri Kanan, Horinouchi Publishing, 2018) while contributing to The Guardian, Fact, and Wire. He published “The Ghosts of My Life” in 2014 (translated by Kentaro Goi, P Vine, 2019) and “Strange Things and Chilling Things” (translated by Kentaro Goi, P Vine, 2022) in 2016. . In January 2017, he committed suicide at the age of 48. His other Japanese translations include the lecture record ``Desire of Post-Capitalism'' (edited by Matt Cohoon, translated by Kantaro Ohashi, Sousha, 2022).

Kentaro Goi
Born in 1984. Part-time lecturer at Tohoku University of Art and Design. His specialty is surrealism research. Translated books include Mark Fisher's ``The Ghosts of My Life: Depression, Possession Theory, and the Lost Future'' (P Vine, 2019), Nick Land's ``Dark Enlightenment Book'' (Kodansha, 2020), `` "Thirst for Extinction" (Kawade Shobo Shinsha, 2022), co-authored "Those who rule/those who rebel: Regarding the difference between governance and Christianity" (Shinkyo Publishing, 2019), and "Hip-hop Anamnesis... Salvation of Rap Music” (Shinkyo Publishing, 2021), etc.




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Mark Fisher (Author) Kentaro Goi (Translator)
"The Strange and the Horrifying: Novels, Films, Music, and Cultural Studies"

price: 2,500 yen + tax
Release date: 2022/12/02
ISBN:978-4-910511-31-3

 

The most creepy and confusing of the 20th century
Covering transcendental novels, films, and music,
Befitting a new work from the author of “Capitalist Realism,”
It is well read and has a clear argument.
──From "The Quietus" book review (2017)

Why does it look "weird"?
Distinguishing between the often confused sensations of “strange” and “horrifying,”
Exploring alternative thinking

H.P. Lovecraft, H.G. Wells, Philip K. Dick, M.R. James,
David Lynch, Stanley Kubrick, Andrei Tarkovsky,
Christapher Nolan, Rainer Werner Fassbinder,
The Fall, Brian Eno, Gary Numan...
Thinker, political theorist, and cultural commentator Mark Fisher's insightful thoughts unfold in a thrilling manner.
This is his last book before his death and another masterpiece.

 

table of contents

Introduction
Strange and Chilling (Beyond Creepy)

strange thing
Things that arise from space-time, are cut out of space-time, and lie beyond space-time - Lovecraft and strange things
A strange thing that resists the mundane - H.G. Wells
"The body is full of tentacles", the grotesque and the strange - The Fall
Caught in the Ring of Ouroboros - Tim Powers
Simulation and deworlding: Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Phipp K. Dick
Curtain and Hole──David Lynch

appalling
Approaching the horrifying
Something where there should be nothing, nothing where there should be something - Daphne du Maurier and Christopher Priest
About the vanishing earth: M.R. James and Eno
Chilling Thanatos - Nigel Kneale and Alan Garner
Bringing the outside in and the inside out - Margaret Atwood and Jonathan Glaser
Traces of Aliens - Stanley Kubrick, Andrei Tarkovsky, Christopher Nolan
“…the horrors remain.” — Joan Lindsay

Translator's postscript
References
index

 

Mark Fisher
Born in 1968. He completed his MA in Philosophy at the University of Hull and his PhD at the University of Warwick. While teaching at Goldsmiths University, he writes about music theory, cultural theory, and social criticism on his blog, ``K-PUNK''. In 2009, he published Capitalist Realism (translated by Sébastien Broglie and Ruri Kanan, Horinouchi Publishing, 2018) while contributing to The Guardian, Fact, and Wire. He published “The Ghosts of My Life” in 2014 (translated by Kentaro Goi, P Vine, 2019) and “Strange Things and Chilling Things” (translated by Kentaro Goi, P Vine, 2022) in 2016. . In January 2017, he committed suicide at the age of 48. His other Japanese translations include the lecture record ``Desire of Post-Capitalism'' (edited by Matt Cohoon, translated by Kantaro Ohashi, Sousha, 2022).

Kentaro Goi
Born in 1984. Part-time lecturer at Tohoku University of Art and Design. His specialty is surrealism research. Translated books include Mark Fisher's ``The Ghosts of My Life: Depression, Possession Theory, and the Lost Future'' (P Vine, 2019), Nick Land's ``Dark Enlightenment Book'' (Kodansha, 2020), `` "Thirst for Extinction" (Kawade Shobo Shinsha, 2022), co-authored "Those who rule/those who rebel: Regarding the difference between governance and Christianity" (Shinkyo Publishing, 2019), and "Hip-hop Anamnesis... Salvation of Rap Music” (Shinkyo Publishing, 2021), etc.




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