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Benjamin Fraser's Cultures of Representation: Disability in World Cinema PDF

By Benjamin Fraser

Cultures of illustration is the 1st booklet to discover the cinematic portrayal of incapacity in movies from around the globe. individuals discover vintage and up to date works from Belgium, France, Germany, India, Italy, Iran, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Senegal, and Spain, in addition to a couple of worldwide resonant Anglophone movies. Anchored by means of David T. Mitchell and Sharon L. Snyder’s coauthored essay on worldwide disability-film fairs, the volume’s content material spans from 1950 to at the present time, addressing socially disabling forces rendered seen within the illustration of actual, developmental, cognitive, and psychiatric disabilities. Essays emphasize recognized worldwide figures, administrators, and industries – from Temple Grandin to Pedro Almodóvar, from Akira Kurosawa to Bollywood – whereas additionally shining a mild on motion pictures from much less usually studied cultural destinations equivalent to these portrayed within the Iranian and Korean New Waves. no matter if masking postwar Italy, postcolonial Senegal, or twenty-first century Russia, the essays during this quantity will entice students, undergraduates, and basic readers alike.

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