Ulmer on Discipline & Entertainment

In the same way that Brecht used the alienation effect to introduce critical distance into popular theartrical entertainments, the chorographer introduces empathy, projection, and identification effects into critical theory, as in the reading together of Derrida and Wren. The gap separating the discourses of Discipline and Entertainment has to be crossed in both directions. The point is not to reduce one to the other but to open a circuit between them.

Ulmer, p.102

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