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Knight, Deborah: "Landscapes of Anti-Tale Uncertainty: The Dark Knight." In: Catriona McAra und David Calvin (Hrsg.): Anti-Tales. The Uses of Disenchantment. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publ. 2011, S. 185–202.
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Keywords: "Batman", Adaption, Comic-Verfilmung, Humor, Superheld, USA
Creators: Calvin, Knight, McAra
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publ. (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Collection: Anti-Tales. The Uses of Disenchantment
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“Focus on the absurd figure of the “anti-hero” is then transplanted to Gotham City with geographer Deborah Knight’s paper on Christopher Nolan’s recent Batman film The Dark Knight (2008). This paper converses with some of the filmic, anti-art practices and landscapes encountered earlier in the collection, while emphasis on the character of the Joker as a trickster figure places this discussion squarely in that of “Black Humour.” Architectural metaphors of the Joker’s scheming are illustrated throughout by reproductions of Knight’s collages as research tools”.
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