[Shocking Representation Historical Trauma National Cinema And the Modern Horror Film] EBOOK / KINDLE

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  • Shocking Representation Historical Trauma National Cinema And the Modern Horror Film
  • Adam Lowenstein
  • English
  • 27 July 2020
  • 9780231132473

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Adam Lowenstein à 4 review Summary Í Shocking Representation Historical Trauma National Cinema And the Modern Horror Film Ngland Japan and the United States He argues that these New Wave films which were embraced as both art and national cinema often upheld conventional ideas of nation history gender and class uestioned by the horror films By fusing film studies with the emerging field of trauma studies and drawing on the work of Walter Benjamin Adam Lowenstein offers a bold reassessment of the modern horror film and the idea of national cine. Shocking Representation Historical Trauma National Cinema and the Modern Horror Film Film and Culture Series by Adam Lowenstein 2005

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Adam Lowenstein à 4 review Summary Í Shocking Representation Historical Trauma National Cinema And the Modern Horror Film In this imaginative new work Adam Lowenstein explores the ways in which a group of groundbreaking horror films engaged the haunting social conflicts left in the wake of World War II Hiroshima and the Vietnam War Lowenstein centers Shocking Representation around readings of films by Georges Franju Michael Powell Shindo Kaneto Wes Craven and David Cronenberg He shows that through allegorical representations these directors'. Book of cultural studies essays on horror film Most of the chapters are on non US horror but there is a chapter on Last House on the Left that

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Adam Lowenstein à 4 review Summary Í Shocking Representation Historical Trauma National Cinema And the Modern Horror Film Films confronted and challenged comforting historical narratives and notions of national identity intended to soothe public anxieties in the aftermath of national traumasBorrowing elements from art cinema and the horror genre these directors disrupted the boundaries between high and low cinema Lowenstein contrasts their works often dismissed by contemporary critics with the films of acclaimed New Wave directors in France E. Great chapters on Peeping Tom The Last House on the Left and Shivers Two neat things I learned 1 Kent State destroyed the new left movement in 19