Journeys on Screen (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
288
Utgivningsdatum
2018-11-30
Förlag
Edinburgh University Press
Illustrationer
30 B/W illustrations
Dimensioner
236 x 160 x 23 mm
Vikt
590 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781474421836
Journeys on Screen (inbunden)

Journeys on Screen

Theory, Ethics, Aesthetics

Inbunden Engelska, 2018-11-30
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Addressing the appeal of the journey narrative from pre-cinema to new media and through documentary, fiction and the spaces between, this collection reveals the journey to be a persistent presence across cinema and in cultural modernity. Drawing on examples from different regions and cultures that traverse art and genre cinema, the book explores the journey as a motif for something wider, a metaphor for self-discovery and social transformation, and evidence of autonomy and progress (or their lack). Illuminating areas of global movement, belonging, diaspora and memory, these essays document epochal changes in human behaviour, from urbanisation, migration and war to tourism and shopping.
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Louis Bayman is a lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Southampton. He holds a PhD from King's College, London and has published various articles on popular genres especially in relation to Italian cinema, serial killer cinema, film aesthetics and retro and nostalgia. He is author of the monograph The Operatic and the Everyday in Postwar Italian Film Melodrama (2014) and co-editor of the collection Popular Italian Cinema. Natalia Pinazza is a lecturer in Portuguese Studies at the University of Exeter. She holds a PhD and MA from University of Bath and a BA from University of Sao Paulo. She undertook a UNESCO fellowship at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Pinazza's previous publications include New Approaches to Lusophone Culture, Journeys in Argentine and Brazilian Cinema: Road Films in a Global Era, World Cinema Directory: Brazil, and World Film Locations: Sao Paulo. She has published in journals such as the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies and Alphaville: Journal of Media and Film Studies.