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Identity politics on the Israeli screen

Author: Yosefa Loshitzky
Publisher: Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2001.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Publication:ACLS Humanities E-Book.
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"This book is a very significant contribution, not only to the English-language discussion of Israeli cinema ... but also to understanding the highly contradictory developing dynamics of Israeli culture overall. The two key features of the book are its exceptionally thoughtful and insightful commentaries on the films selected and its refusal to blunt the sharp edges: Palestinians, [Holocaust] survivors, Sabras, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Loshitzky, Yosefa.
Identity politics on the Israeli screen.
Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606612387
Named Person: Israel
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yosefa Loshitzky
ISBN: 0292747233 9780292747234 0292747241 9780292747241
OCLC Number: 45828008
Awards: Winner of A Choice Outstanding Academic Book 2002 (United States)
Description: xvii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Hybrid Victims --
Ch. 1. Screening the Birth of a Nation: Exodus Revisited --
Ch. 2. Surviving the Survivors: The Second Generation --
Ch. 3. Postmemory Cinema: Second-Generation Israelis Screen the Holocaust --
Ch. 4. Shchur: The Orient Within --
Ch. 5. In The Land of Oz: Orientalist Discourse in My Michael --
Ch. 6. Forbidden Love in the Holy Land: Transgressing the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict --
Ch. 7. The Day After: The Sexual Economy of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Responsibility: Yosefa Loshitzky.
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Explores how Israeli films of the 1980s and 1990s have contributed to the process of identity formation by reflecting, projecting, and constructing debates around Israeli national identity. This  Read more...

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