Cultural Encounters: Representing Otherness

Cultural Encounters: Representing Otherness

by Elizabeth Hallam
     
 

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Cultural Encounters examines how 'otherness' has been constituted, communicated and transformed in cultural representation. Covering a diverse range of media including film, TV, advertisements, video, photographs, painting, novels, poetry, newspapers and material objects, the contributors, who include Ludmilla Jordanova and Ivan Karp, explore the cultural

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Cultural Encounters examines how 'otherness' has been constituted, communicated and transformed in cultural representation. Covering a diverse range of media including film, TV, advertisements, video, photographs, painting, novels, poetry, newspapers and material objects, the contributors, who include Ludmilla Jordanova and Ivan Karp, explore the cultural politics of Europe's encounters with Brazil, India, Israel, Australia and Africa, examining the ways in which visual and textual art forms operate in their treatment of cultural difference.

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Examines how "otherness" has been constituted, communicated, and transformed in cultural representation, covering diverse media including film, television, photographs, novels, poetry, and material objects. Explores the cultural politics of Europe's encounters with Islam, Brazil, India, Israel, Australia, and Africa, looking at ways in which visual and textual forms operate in their treatment of cultural difference. Hallam is director of cultural history at the University of Aberdeen. Street teaches education at King's College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136290060
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/05/2013
Series:
Sussex Studies in Culture and Communication
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
File size:
8 MB

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Elizabeth Hallam is Director of Cultural History at the University of Aberdeen. Brian Street is Professor in the School of Education at King's College, London

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