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

Author: Kamran Rastegar
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2015].
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kamran Rastegar
ISBN: 9780199390175 0199390177 9780199390168 0199390169
OCLC Number: 944938349
Description: x, 235 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Productive traumas: cinema, social conflict, cultural memory --
Colonialism, memory, masculinity: The four feathers and the redemption of empire --
Freedom, then silence: memory and the women of Egyptian and Tunisian independence --
The time that is lost: cinematic aporias of Palestine --
Sacred defenses: treacherous memory in post-war Iran --
Wanting to see: wartime witnessing and post-war haunting in Lebanese cinema --
"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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