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Surviving images : cinema, war, and cultural memory in the Middle East / Kamran Rastegar.

By: Rastegar, Kamran [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]Description: x, 235 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199390168 (cloth); 9780199390175 (pbk.)Subject(s): Memory in motion pictures | Motion pictures -- Middle East | Psychic trauma in motion pictures | War films -- Middle East -- History and criticism | Middle East -- In motion picturesDDC classification: 791.43/653 LOC classification: PN1995.9.M455 | R38 2015Online resources: Book review (H-Net) | Book review (H-Net)
Contents:
Introduction -- Productive traumas: cinema, social conflict, cultural memory -- Colonialism, memory, masculinity: The four feathers and the redemption of empire -- Freedom, then silence: memory and the women of Egyptian and Tunisian independence -- The time that is lost: cinematic aporias of Palestine -- Sacred defenses: treacherous memory in post-war Iran -- Wanting to see: wartime witnessing and post-war haunting in Lebanese cinema -- "Sawwaru waynkum?" human rights and perpetrator traumas in Waltz with Bashir -- Conclusion. Multitudinous memory: revolutions and post-cinematic cultural memory.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-227) and index.

Introduction -- Productive traumas: cinema, social conflict, cultural memory -- Colonialism, memory, masculinity: The four feathers and the redemption of empire -- Freedom, then silence: memory and the women of Egyptian and Tunisian independence -- The time that is lost: cinematic aporias of Palestine -- Sacred defenses: treacherous memory in post-war Iran -- Wanting to see: wartime witnessing and post-war haunting in Lebanese cinema -- "Sawwaru waynkum?" human rights and perpetrator traumas in Waltz with Bashir -- Conclusion. Multitudinous memory: revolutions and post-cinematic cultural memory.

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