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Published: 01 November 2016

272 Pages | 20 b/w illus.

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474405140

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The Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia

Between Pain and Pleasure

Ewa Mazierska, Matilda Mroz, and Elzbieta Ostrowska

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • The first book to posit the body as the central focus in exploring Eastern European film
  • Traces the representations of the body across national boundaries, so as to open up transcultural connections in the cinemas of the region
  • Examines representations of the body across temporal boundaries, from the post-war era to the present day
  • Draws on a range of theoretical approaches influenced by Gilles Deleuze, Laura Marks, Michel Foucault, Mikhail Bakhtin and Slavoj Zizek

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