Slapstick after Fordism : WALL-E, automatism and Pixar’s fun factory

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Flaig, Paul;
(2016)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1177/1746847715625017
  • Subject: Automatism | Comedy | Digital | Fordism | Indexical | Labour | Pixar | Post-Fordism | Slap-stick | PN1993 Motion Pictures | BDC | PN1993

In its history, production, plots and gestures, slapstick comedy was tied to the rise of modern labor in terms of both Taylorist theory and Fordist practice. Comic heroes ranging from live action comedians Chaplin or Keaton to animated animals Felix or Mickey worked aga... View more
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