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Published: 07 January 2020

192 Pages


ISBN: 9780190067724

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Cinema Pessimism

A Political Theory of Representation and Reciprocity

Joshua Foa Dienstag

  • Addresses questions of political representation from the perspective of film
  • Allows for an expansion of the canon to include works that are not texts in the traditional sense
  • Examines the current crisis of representation and the turn to populism
  • Offers powerful readings of a series of well-regarded films from several genres

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