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ISBN-13: 9780742508842
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/2002
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.24(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.97(d)

About the Author

Tim Cresswell and Deborah Dixon both teach in the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Engaging Film Part 2 Engaging Mobility Chapter 4 Rethinking the Observer: Film, Mobility, and the Construction of the Subject Chapter 5 Spectacular Violence, Hypergeography, and the Question of Alienation in Pulp Fiction Chapter 6 Telling Travelers' Tales: The World through Home Movies Part 7 Engaging Identity Chapter 9 Lacan: The Movie Chapter 10 Chips off the Old Ice Block: Nanook of the North and the Relocation of Cultural Identity Chapter 11 Masculinity in Conflict: Geopolitics and Performativity in The Crying Game Chapter 12 Smoke Signals: Locating Sherman Alexie's Narratives of American Indian Identity Chapter 13 Pax Disney: The Annotated Diary of a Film Extra in India Chapter 14 Modern Identities in Early German Film: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Part 15 Engaging Pedagogy Chapter 17 Practicing Film: The Autonomy of Images in Les Amants du Pont-Neuf Chapter 18 The Real Thing? Contesting the Myth of Documentary Realism through Classroom Analysis of FIlms on Planning and Reconstruction Chapter 19 On Location: Teaching the Western American Urban Landscape through Mi Vida Loca and Terminator 2 Chapter 20 "We Just Gotta Eliminate 'Em": On Whiteness and Film in Matewan, Avalon, and Bulworth Chapter 21 Using Film as a Tool in Critical Pedagogy: Reflections on the Experience of Students and Lecturers

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