Cinema And Community by D. MckiernanCinema And Community by D. Mckiernan

Cinema And Community

byD. Mckiernan

Hardcover | May 21, 2008

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In the first book-length study of this topic, D.W. McKiernan examines the way mainstream commercial cinema represents society's complex relationship with the idea and practice of community in the context of rapidly changing social conditions. Films examined include  Fond Kiss, The Idiots and Monsoon Wedding.
Title:Cinema And CommunityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:May 21, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230517617

ISBN - 13:9780230517615

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Reading Community in the Cinema * The Romance of Community * The Limits of Romance * Community and Alienation * Community, Family and Communitarianism * Community in Multicultural Society * Community, Unity and Difference * Community Without Structure * Mediated/Virtual Community * Community, Globalization and Cosmopolitanism * Conclusion * Index