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Lost and othered children in contemporary cinema

Author: Debbie C Olson; Andrew Scahill
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2012.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Debbie C Olson; Andrew Scahill
ISBN: 9780739170250 0739170252 9780739170267 0739170260
OCLC Number: 778416993
Description: xiv, 338 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Debbie Olson, Andrew Scahill --
I see dead people: ghost-seeing children as mediums and mediators of communication in contemporary horror cinema / Sage Leslie-McCarthy --
I Can't Go On, I Must Go On: How Jeliza Rose Meets Alice and the Dark Side of Childhood in Terry Gilliam's Tideland / Jayne Steel --
Wednesdays Child: Adolescent Outsiders in Contemporary British Cinema / Stella M. Hockenhull --
Wonka, Freud and the Child Within: (Re) Constructing Lost Childhood in Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory / Adrian Schober --
Representations of Childhood and Conflict in African Fiction Film / Christine Singer and Lindiwe Dovey --
Pity the Child: Exploring Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Gummo (1997) / Sarah E. S. Sinwell --
The Ideal Immigrant is a Child: Michou d'Auber and the Politics of Immigration in France / Nicole Beth Wallenbrock --
It's all for you, Damien!: Oedipal Horror and Racial Privilege in The Omen series / Andrew Scahill --
Little Rebels in Mao's Era: Representing Children of the Past in Zhang Yuan's Little Red Flowers (Yuan Zhang, 2006) / Kiu-wai Chu --
Batteries Have Run Out: Ken Loach's Sweet Sixteen / Gilles Chamerois --
A Krank's Dream: Conflicts Between Form and Narrative in City of Lost Children / Carolyn Salvi --
Childhood, Ghost Images, and the Heterotopian Spaces of Cinema: The Child as Medium in The Others / Christian Stewen --
The Hitchcock Imp: Children and the Hyperreal in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds (1963) / Debbie Olson --
Experiencing Hüzün Through the Loss of Life, Limbs, and Love in Turtles Can Fly / Fran Hassencahl.
Responsibility: edited by Debbie Olson and Andrew Scahill.

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This new volume offers insightful analyses of troubled and troubling children in the movies. Olson and Scahill have collected an impressive array of scholarship, focusing not just on how the child is Read more...

 
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