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Transnational ecocinema : film culture in an era of ecological transformation

Author: Pietari Kääpä; Tommy Gustafsson; Jelena Stanovnik
Publisher: Bristol, England ; Chicago, Illinois : Intellect, 2013. 2013.
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Until recently, discussion of Hollywood film has dominated much of the contemporary dialogue on ecocriticism and the cinema. Transnational Ecocinema, open up the critical debate to look at a larger variety of films from many different countries and cultures. By foregrounding these films with their economic and political contexts, the contributors offer a more comprehensive and nuanced look at the role of place in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pietari Kääpä; Tommy Gustafsson; Jelena Stanovnik
ISBN: 9781783201280 1783201282 9781783201273 1783201274
OCLC Number: 904312924
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 24 févr. 2015).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (238 p.)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; PART I: Introduction to Transnational Ecocinema; Introduction: Transnational Ecocinema in an age of Ecological Transformation; Transnational Approaches to Ecocinema: Charting an Expansive Field; PART II: Documentary Politics and the Ecological Imagination; Colourful Screens: Water Imaginaries in Documentaries from China and Taiwan; From My Fancy High Heels to Useless Clothing: 'Interconnectedness' and Ecocritical Issues in Transnational Documentaries; Ecocinema and 'Good Life' in Latin America. Dimensions of Humanity in Earthlings (2005) and Encounters atthe End of the World (2007)PART III: Popular Film and Ecology; China Has a Natural Environment, Too!: Consumerist andIdeological Ecoimaginaries in the Cinema of Feng Xiaogang; And the Oscar Goes to ... Ecoheroines, Ecoheros and the Development ofEcothemes from The China Syndrome (1979) to GasLand (2010); PART IV: (In)Sustainable Footprint Of Cinema; Climate Change Films: Fear and Agency Appeals; Envisaging Environmental Change: Foregrounding Place in Three AustralianEcomedia Initiatives. Afterword-Towards a Transnational Understanding of the AnthropoceneContributor Details; Index; Back Cover.
Responsibility: edited by Pietari Kääpä and Tommy Gustafsson ; Jelena Stanovnik, production manager.

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