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France in flux : space, territory, and contemporary culture

Author: Ari J Blatt; Edward Welch
Publisher: Liverpool Liverpool University Press 2019
Series: Contemporary French and francophone cultures, [59].
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The changing look and feel of metropolitan France has been a notable preoccupation of French culture since the 1980s. This collection of essays explores concern with space across a range of media, from recent cinema, documentary filmmaking and photographic projects to television drama and contemporary fiction, and examines what it reveals about the fluctuating state of the nation in a post-colonial and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Blatt, Ari J.
France in flux.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2019
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ari J Blatt; Edward Welch
ISBN: 9781786941787 1786941783
OCLC Number: 1140147497
Notes: Bandzählung ermittelt.
Description: ix, 221 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: IntroductionAri J. Blatt and Edward WelchChapter 1: Angels of History: Looking Back at Spatial Planning in the Mission photographique de la DATAREdward Welch, University of AberdeenChapter 2: Disuse and Affect: Post-Industrial Landscapes of France's Labour LostDerek Schilling, Johns Hopkins UniversityChapter 3: Depth of Field: Farmland and Farm Life in Contemporary French DocumentaryAlison J. Murray Levine, University of VirginiaChapter 4: Sylvain George's Minor Mode, or Cinema at the Margins of its Fragile CommunityAnna-Louise Milne, University of London Institute in ParisChapter 5: Girlhood Luminosities and Topographical Politics: 17 Filles (Delphine and Muriel Coulin, 2011) and Bande de filles (Celine Sciamma, 2014)Fiona Handyside, University of ExeterChapter 6: Les Revenants, Tignes, and the Return of Postwar ModernizationCatherine E. Clark, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Brian R. Jacobson, University of TorontoChapter 7: French Edgeland Poetics: Topography and Ecology in Jean Rolin's Les EvenementsJoshua Armstrong, University of Wisconsin - MadisonChapter 8: Picturing a Nation of Local Places in the Observatoire photographique du paysage and France(s) territoire liquideAri J. Blatt, University of Virginia
Series Title: Contemporary French and francophone cultures, [59].
Responsibility: Ari J. Blatt and Edward Welch.

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The changing look and feel of metropolitan France has been a notable preoccupation of French culture since the 1980s. This collection of essays explores concern with space across a range of media, from recent cinema, documentary filmmaking and photographic projects to television drama and contemporary fiction, and examines what it reveals about the fluctuating state of the nation in a post-colonial and post-industrial age.

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'An invaluable contribution to French cultural studies [...] France in Flux provides an enlightening multi-faceted vision of issues affecting our understanding of contemporary French space and Read more...

 
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