About the Author
Flavia Laviosa is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Italian Studies at Wellesley College. Her articles, in English and Italian, have appeared in California Italian Studies, Mediterranean Studies, Studies in European Cinema, Italica, Rivista di Studi Italiani, Kinema, American Journal of Italian Studies, College Board-Special Focus, Rivista Italiana di Linguistica Applicata, and Italian Politics and Society. Her publications include essays in the edited collections Cinema and Culture in Twentieth Century Italy. (Ri)narrare il Meridione, Watching Pages, Reading Pictures, Italian Cinema-New Directions, Teaching Italian Culture, La Scuola Italiana di Middlebury, and Incontri con il Cinema Italiano. She is also on the international editorial board of Sine/Cine: The Journal of Cinema Research.
Table of ContentsPreface; L.Mulvey Introduction; F.Laviosa Veiling and Unveiling the Israeli Mediterranean: Yulie Cohen-Gerstel's My Terrorist and My Land Zion; Y.Loshitzky The Wiles of Maghrebi Women's Cinema; F.Martin Visions and Voices of the Self in Take My Eyes; M.Cantero Mutilating and Mutilated Bodies: Women's Takes on 'Extreme' French Cinema; C.Tarr Anthropological Anxieties: Roberta Torre's Critique of Mafia Violence; Á.O'Healy Vertigo in the Balkans: Karin Jurschick's The Peacekeepers and the Women; M.Waller Maria, Irene, and Olga 'à la recherche du temps perdu...'; M.Paradeisi Hard to Bear: Women's Burdens in the Cinema of Yesim Ustaoglu; S.Ruken Öztürk Filming Defeat in the Arabic Idiom: Poetry, Cinema and the Saving Grace of Hala Al-Abdallah; R.Salti 'Death is the fairest cover for her shame': Framing Honor Killings; F.Laviosa