European Cinema and Intertextuality

History, Memory and Politics

Authors: Mazierska, E.

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This book offers an up-to-date approach to the question of representing history through film, exploring how films represent crucial events in twentieth-century European history. This includes the Second World War, Armenian Genocide, anti-Semitic attacks in Poland, European terrorism of the 1970s, and the end of communism.

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EWA MAZIERSKA is Professor of Contemporary Cinema at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. She has published over ten monographs and edited collections, including Nabokov's Cinematic Afterlife (2011), Jerzy Skolimowski: The Cinema of a Nonconformist (2010) and, with Laura Rascaroli, Crossing New Europe: The European Road Movie (2006). She is Associate Editor of Studies in Eastern European Cinema.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction: Is the Past a Foreign Country?

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    Pages 1-21

  • The Burden of the Past and the Lightness of the Present: Dealing with Historic Trauma through Film

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    Pages 22-59

  • ‘Our Hitler’: New Representations of Hitler in European Films

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    Pages 60-96

  • A Clear Dividing Line?: Cinematic Representations of German, Italian and Irish Terrorism

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    Pages 97-134

  • From Socialist Realism to Postmodernism: Polish Martial Law of 1981 in Polish and Foreign Films

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    Pages 135-173

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
European Cinema and Intertextuality
Book Subtitle
History, Memory and Politics
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-31954-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230319547
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57954-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36818-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 285
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