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Trauma and cinema : cross-cultural explorations

Author: E Ann Kaplan; Ban Wang
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The book discusses how trauma presented in the media spills over national boundaries and can be found in images across divergent cultures in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and America.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E Ann Kaplan; Ban Wang
ISBN: 9789622099791 9622099793
OCLC Number: 268796843
Description: ix, 288 p. : ill., 24 cm.
Contents: From Traumatic Paralysis to the force field of modernity / E. Ann Kaplan and Ban Wang --
This is my history : trauma, testimony, and nation-building in the "new" South Africa / Sarah L. Lincoln --
Traumatic contact zones and embodied translators : with reference to select Australian texts / E. Ann Kaplan --
A world of sadness? / Robert Chi --
Post-traumatic cinema and the Holocaust documentary / Joshua Hirsch --
The vicissitudes of traumatic memory and the postmodern history film / Janet Walker --
Allegorizing Hiroshima : Shindo Kaneto's Onibaba as trauma text / Adam Lowenstein --
Hiroshima, mon amour, trauma, and the sublime / Andrew Slade --
Encountering paralysis : disability, trauma, and narrative / Petra Kuppers --
To live : the survival philosophy of the traumatized / Zhaohui Xiong --
Trauma, visuality, and history in Chinese literature and film / Ban Wang.
Responsibility: edited by E. Ann Kaplan and Ban Wang.

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"This path-finding volume makes good on the promise implicit in its title: it describes a range of new cinematic and visual forms that have emerged in the context of historical trauma in a variety of Read more...

 
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