Repicturing The Second World War: Representations in Film and Television by Michael ParisRepicturing The Second World War: Representations in Film and Television by Michael Paris

Repicturing The Second World War: Representations in Film and Television

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Hardcover | November 21, 2007

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Films and television dramas about the Second World War have always been popular. Written by acknowledged experts in the field, this collection offers challenging, sometimes controversial, insights into how the popular memory of the Second World War has been 're-pictured' since 1989, which marked the sixtieth anniversary of the start of the war.
DIANE AFOUMADO Memorial de la Shoah, Paris, France TONY BARTA La Trobe University, Australia JAMES CHAPMAN University of Leicester, UK MARK CONNELLY University of Kent, Canterbury, UK SIMONE GIGLIOTTI Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand SAVERIO GIOVACCHINI University of Maryland, USA TOBY HAGGITH Imperial War Museum, London,...
Title:Repicturing The Second World War: Representations in Film and TelevisionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:235 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.63 inPublished:November 21, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230002579

ISBN - 13:9780230002579


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: Film, Television and the Second World War: The First Fifty Years; M.Paris 'Rose-tinted Blighty': Gender and Genre in Land Girls; W.Webster Policing the People's War: Foyle's War and British Television Drama; J.Chapman An Autobiographical Allegory: Franco Zeffirelli's Tea with Mussolini; R.W.Matson Soccer with the Dead: Mediterraneo , the legacy of Neorealism and the Myth of the 'Italiani Brava Gente'; S.Giovacchini Safe Conduct (2002): A Tribute to the French Film Industry During the Second World War; D.Afoumado Aimee, Jaguar, and Sophie Scholl : Women on the German Home Front; H.Jones 'This Film is Based on a True Story': The Tuskegee Airmen; S.P.Mackenzie 'What Happened Was Wrong': Come See the Paradise and the Japanese-American Experience in the Second World War; M.Paris Commissioning Mass Murder: Conspiracy and History at the Wannsee Conference; S.Gigliotti Laughing Against Horror: Life is Beautiful and Train of Life; P.Sorlin Enemy at the Gates as a 'Soviet' War Film; D.J.Youngblood Bomber Harris : Raking Through the Ashes of the Strategic Air Campaign; M.Connelly Realism, Historical Truth and the War Film: The case of Saving Private Ryan; T.Haggith Downfall and Other Endings: German Film and Hitler's War after Sixty Years; T.Barta Notes and References Index