Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 January 2017

272 Pages | 12 b/w illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719079559

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Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture

Joseph McGonagle

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Analyses how a range of ethnicities has been represented across a broad cross-section of contemporary French visual culture and identifies key themes and trends
  • Explores how national, regional, religious, ethnic and cultural identities have been represented visually in contemporary France
  • Analyses some of the most popular contemporary French films and TV programmes, including the Taxi and La Vérité si je mens! film franchises and Plus belle la vie TV series
  • Interrogates how ethnicity has been represented in areas of contemporary visual culture beyond cinema, including television, photography and the visual arts