Princeton University Library Catalog

The cinematic bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia : between pain and pleasure / edited by Ewa Mazierska, Matilda Mroz and Elżbieta Ostrowska.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
ix, 261 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary note:
Bringing together a range of theoretical and critical approaches, this edited collection is the first book to examine representations of the body in Eastern European and Russian cinema after the Second World War. Drawing on the history of the region, as well as Western and Eastern scholarship on the body, the book focuses on three areas: the traumatized body, the body as a site of erotic pleasure, and the relationship between the body and history. Critically dissecting the different ideological and aesthetic ways human bodies are framed, it also demonstrates how bodily discourses oscillate between complicity and subversion, and how they shaped individuals and societies both during and after the period of state socialism.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781474405140 (hardback)
  • 1474405142 (hardback)
  • (webready PDF)
  • (epub)
OCLC:
945357174
Editor:
Other views:
Staff view