World Cinema And Cultural Memory by I. HedgesWorld Cinema And Cultural Memory by I. Hedges

World Cinema And Cultural Memory

byI. Hedges

Paperback | January 1, 2015

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Cinema has long played a crucial role in the way that societies represent themselves. Hedges discusses the role of cinema in creating cultural memory within a global perspective that spans five continents. The book's innovative approach and approachable style should transform the way that we think of film and its social effects.
Inez Hedges is the author of several books on cinema and culture that cover a wide range of 20th- and 21st-century issues, including the legacy of surrealism, the transformations of the Faust legend, and the role of cinema in peoples' on-going struggles for dignity and identity. She is Professor of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures ...
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Title:World Cinema And Cultural MemoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:190 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.17 inPublished:January 1, 2015Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1349499412

ISBN - 13:9781349499410

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Living Memory: Representations Of Drancy 2. Amnesiac Memory: Hiroshima In Japanese Film 3. Convulsive Memory: The Spanish Civil War And Post-Franco Spain 4. Performative Memory: The Nakba And The Construction Of Identity In Palestinian Film 5. Radical Memory: Négritude, Anti-Colonial Struggles, And Cabral's 'Return To The Source' 6. Obstinate Memory: Chris Marker's And Patricio Guzmán's Pictures For A Revolution 7. Productive Memory: 'Forward Dreaming' In Tomás Gutiérrez Alea's Cuban Films 8. Reclaimed Memory: Worker Culture In The Former GDR And Peter Weiss's The Aesthetics Of Resistance Conclusion Bibliography