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Surviving images : cinema, war and cultural memory in the Middle East

Author: Kamran Rastegar; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford [etc.] : Oxford University Press, cop. 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Surviving Images explores the prominent role of cinema in the development of cultural memory around war and conflict in colonial and postcolonial contexts.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kamran Rastegar; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199390168 0199390169 9780199390182 0199390185 9780199390175 0199390177
OCLC Number: 1005156368
Description: X, [2], 235 s. : il. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; Chapter 1. Productive traumas: Cinema, social conflict, cultural memory ; Chapter 2. Colonialism, memory, masculinity: The Four Feathers and the redemption of empire ; Chapter 3. Freedom, then silence: Memory and the women of Egyptian and Tunisian independence ; Chapter 4. The time that is lost: Cinematic aporias of Palestine ; Chapter 5. Sacred defenses: Treacherous memory in post-war Iran ; Chapter 6. Wanting to see: Wartime witnessing and post-war haunting in Lebanese cinema ; Chapter 7. "Sawwaru Waynkum" Human rights and perpetrator traumas in Waltz with Bashir ; Conclusion. Multitudinous memory: Revolutions and post-cinematic cultural memory
Responsibility: Kamran Rastegar.


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"A significant contribution to postcolonial scholarship, trauma studies, and cinema studies, Rastegar's book is likely to become a major text in the field. Highly recommended." --CHOICE"While Read more...

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