This book offers an interdisciplinary mode of analyzing transitions from communism and planned economy to democracy and capitalism focusing on how the various social and political transformations are reflected within one hundred Romanian films produced during communism, transition, and post-transition.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan US|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2013|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Dr. Florentina C. Andreescu is a lecturer in International Studies at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Her work investigates through cinema issues of legitimization and social authority, gendered, national and ethnic identities, transitions, trauma and space. She has published in peer-reviewed journals such as Space and Culture, Nationalities Papers: the Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity, Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, Studia Politica Romanian Political Science Review and Short Film Studies.
Table of ContentsTable of Contents: 1. Transitions and the Aesthetic Turn 1 2. Radical Social Change and Distortions of Fantasy Formations: a Model of Analysis 39 3. Transitions and The Changing Face of the Social Authority 69 4. The Journey of the Romanian Worker Hero 115 5. The Changing Face of the Sacrificial Romanian Woman 147 6. From Communism to Capitalism: Reshaping the Space of the Nation 181 7. Conclusions 209