Screening the Past: Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema (BOK)

Pam Cook

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From Mildred Pierce and Brief Encounter to Raging Bull and In the Mood for Love, this lively and accessible collection explores film culture's obsession with the past, offering searching and provocative analyses of a wide range of titles. Screening the Past engages with current debates about the role of cinema in mediating history through memory and nostalgia, suggesting that many films use strategies of memory to produce diverse forms of knowledge which challenge established ideas of history, and the traditional role of historians. Classic essays sit side by side with new research, contextualized by introductions which bring them up to date, and provide suggestions for further reading as the work of contemporary directors such as Martin Scorsese, Kathryn Bigelow, Todd Haynes and Wong Kar-wai is used to examine the different ways they deploy creative processes of memory. Pam Cook also investigates the recent history of film studies, reviewing the developments that have culminated in the exciting, if daunting, present moment. The result is a rich and stimulating volume that will appeal to anyone with an interest in cinema, memory and identity.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2004 Forfatter Pam Cook
Forlag
Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9780415183758
Antall sider 264 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 456 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Films, cinema

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