Violating Time: History, Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema

Author:   Christina Lee
Publisher:   Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN:  

9780826429414


Pages:   256
Publication Date:   01 January 2009
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Christina Lee
Publisher:   Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint:   Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Dimensions:   Width: 15.30cm , Height: 1.80cm , Length: 22.80cm
Weight:   0.476kg
ISBN:  

9780826429414


ISBN 10:   0826429416
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   01 January 2009
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Notes on Contributors; Introduction (Christina Lee); 1. The Cracks Between : Cinematic and Proto-Cinematic Counter-Memories of the American Civil War (Zoe Trodd); 2. Our Impossible Failings: The Rhetoric of Historical Representation, Ideology, and Subjectivity in Ken Burns' Jazz (J.A. Rice); 3. Zero Percent Chance of Rain : The Watergate History and All The President's Men (Pamela L. Kerpius); 4. Staying for Time: The Holocaust and Atrocity Footage in American Public Memory (Steven Alan Carr); 5. Nostalgic Travels Through Space and Time: Good Bye, Lenin! (Roger F. Cook); 6. The Temporal/Spatial Logic of Japanese Nationalism: The Narrative Structure of Film and Memory (Michael Sugimoto); 7. Remembering a Film and Ruining a Film History: On Tian Zhuangzhuang's Failure to Remake Spring in a Small Town (Yiman Wang); 8. We'll Always Have Hong Kong : Uncanny Spaces and Disappearing Memories in the Films of Wong Kar Wai (Christina Lee); 9. No Future for You : The Sex Pistols and the Politics of Cinematic Reimaginings (Adam Trainer); 10. The American Family (Film) in Retro: Nostalgia as Mode in Wes Anderson's The Royal Tenenbaums (Daniel Cross Turner); 11. Manifesting a Mutant Past in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michael Pigott); 12. When People Run In Circles: Structures of Time and Memory in Donnie Darko (James Walters); 13. What a Difference A Day Made: Database Narratives and Avatar Subjectivities in the Alternate-Reality Film (Chuck Tryon).

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Christina Lee is Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at Curtin University of Technology, Australia.

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