Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 October 2017

240 Pages | 7 black & white illustrations, 3 graphs

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526113573

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Decentring France

Multilingualism and power in contemporary French cinema

First Edition

Gemma King

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first substantial study of multilingual film in France, this title proposes innovative non-binary frameworks for examining language difference in cinema
  • Makes a key intervention into French cultural studies, using cinema to engage with important questions in the field, what it means to be French, and what it means to be multilingual in France today
  • The author includes a close analysis of 8 emblematic films, including Un prophète and Des hommes et des dieux

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