1st Edition

Otherness and the Media
The Ethnography of the Imagined and the Imaged





ISBN 9781138699526
Published March 27, 2018 by Routledge
292 Pages

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Book Description

This anthology on otherness and the media, first published in 1993, was prompted by the proliferation of writings centring on issues of ‘difference’, ‘diversity’, ‘multiculturalism’, ‘representation’ and ‘postcolonial’ discourses. Such issues and discourses question existing canons of criticism, theory and cultural practice but also because they suggest a new sense of direction in theorisation of difference and representation.

Table of Contents

1. Displacing Limits of Difference: Gender, Race and Colonialism in Edward Said and Homi Bhabha’s Theoretical Models and Marguerite Duras’s Experimental Films Christine Anne Holmlund  2. The Bedouin, the Beatniks, and the Redemptive Fool Smadar Lavie  3. Gender and Culture of Empire: Toward a Feminist Ethnography of the Cinema Ella Shohat  4. Exile Discourse and Televisual Fetishization Hamid Naficy  5. Recodings: Possibilities and Limitations in Commercial Television Representations of African-American Culture Herman Grey  6. Catalan Cinema: Historical Experience and Cinematic Practice Marvin D’Lugo  7. Making a Nation in Sembene’s Ceddo Philip Rosen  8. Doubleness and Idiosyncrasy in Cross-Cultural Analysis Scott Nygren  9. All-Owning Spectatorship Trinh T. Minh-ha  10. Travelling Sounds: Whose Centre, Whose Periphery? Iain Chambers  11. Ruin and the Other: Towards a Language of Memory Teshome H. Gabriel  12. ‘What’s in a Name?’: Film Culture and the Self/Other Question Martin Blythe  13. Eurocentrism, Afrocentrism, Polycentrism: Theories of Third Cinema Robert Stam  14. Setting Up the Stage: A Decade of Latin American Film Scholarship Ana M. López

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