Trauma cinema : documenting incest and the Holocaust (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Trauma cinema : documenting incest and the Holocaust

Author: Janet Walker
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Trauma Cinema' focuses on a new breed of documentary films that adopt catastrophe as their subject matter & trauma as their aesthetic. Walker uses incest & the Holocaust as a double thematic focus & fiction films as a point of comparison.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walker, Janet, 1955-
Trauma cinema.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607544431
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Walker
ISBN: 0520241746 9780520241749 0520241754 9780520241756
OCLC Number: 55847486
Description: xxii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Catastrophe, representation, and the vicissitudes of memory --
The excision of incest from classical Hollywood cinema --
Incest on television and the burden of proof --
Strange bedfellows : incest in trauma documentaries --
The last days is not Shoah : experiments in Holocaust representation --
Disremembering the Holocaust.
Responsibility: Janet Walker.
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'Trauma Cinema' focuses on a new breed of documentary films that adopt catastrophe as their subject matter & trauma as their aesthetic. Walker uses incest & the Holocaust as a double thematic focus & fiction films as a point of comparison.

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"A well-researched, elegantly written and original book. Walker offers extremely nuanced and insightful readings that call on her expertise as film historian, feminist theorist and psychoanalytic Read more...

 
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