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Transnational Cinema, The Film Reader

1st Edition

Edited by Elizabeth Ezra, Terry Rowden


224 pages

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Transnational Cinema: The Film Reader provides an overview of the key concepts and debates within the developing field of transnational cinema.

Bringing together seminal essays from a wide range of sources, this volume engages with films that fashion their narrative and aesthetic dynamics in relation to more than one national or cultural community. The reader is divided into four sections:

  • From National to Transnational Cinema
  • Global Cinema in the Digital Age
  • Motion Pictures: Film, Migration and Diaspora
  • Tourists and Terrorists.

Table of Contents

Introduction: What is Transnational Cinema? Introduction to Section 1: From National to Transnational Cinema. Introduction to Section 2: Global Cinema in the Digital Age. Introduction to Section 3: Motion Pictures: Film, Migration, and Diaspora. Introduction to Section 4: Tourists and Terrorists

About the Editors

Elizabeth Ezra teaches in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Stirling. She is the author of The Colonial Unconscious (2000) and George Méliès: The Birth of the Auteur (2000). Terry Rowden teaches in the Department of English at the College of Wooster. His essays and reviews have appeared in Southern Review, MELUS and College Literature.

About the Series

In Focus: Routledge Film Readers

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies