Home, Exile, Homeland: Film, Media, and the Politics of Place

Home, Exile, Homeland: Film, Media, and the Politics of Place

by Hamid Naficy
     
 

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415919470
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Series:
AFI Film Readers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

preface: arrivals and departures
acknowledgments
introduction
1framing exile: from homeland to homepage1
pt. 1traveling concepts
2exile, nomadism, and diaspora: the stakes of mobility in the western canon17
pt. 2synesthetic homing
3"is any body home?": embodied imagination and visible evictions45
4home: smell, taste, posture, gleam63
5the intolerable gift: residues and traces of a journey75
6the key to the house85
pt. 3cinematic modes of production
7ethnicity, authenticity, and exile: a counterfeit trade? german filmmakers and hollywood97
8between rocks and hard places: the interstitial mode of production in exilic cinema125
pt. 4mediated collective formations
9bounded realms: household, family, community, and nation151
10recycling colonialist fantasies on the texas borderlands169
11"home is where the hatred is": work, music, and the transnational economy193
12by the bitstream of babylon: cyberfrontiers and diasporic vistas213
notes on contributors233
index237

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