Polyglot Cinema

Polyglot Cinema

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Polyglot Cinema brings together a diverse group of scholars from Europe, Canada and the US, resulting in a dynamic account of plurilingual migrant narratives in contemporary films from France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. In addition to the close analysis of key films, the essays cover theories of translation and language use as well as central paradigms of cultural studies, especially those of locality, globality and post-colonialism. The volume marks a transdisciplinary contribution to the question of cultural representation within film studies.Introduction: Moving Pictures from a Modern Babel Verena Berger/Miya Komori As an allegory for a plurality of languages, the ... The latter is set in the USA, Morocco, Mexico and Japan and its protagonists express themselves in English, Spanish, Arabic, ... 3 See the definition of a#39;polyglota#39; in the Oxford English Dictionary.

Title:Polyglot Cinema
Author: Verena Berger, Miya Komori
Publisher:LIT Verlag Münster - 2010

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