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In the first anthology of its kind in English, leading Israeli film scholars explore how one of the world’s most exciting emerging cinemas has become a vibrant site for the representation of Israeli realities.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. ix-xvii
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  1. Part 1: The Nation Imagined on Film
  2. pp. 1-40
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  1. 1. Filming the Homeland: Cinema in Eretz Israel and the Zionist Movement, 1917–1939
  2. pp. 3-15
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  1. 2. Helmar Lerski in Israel
  2. pp. 16-29
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  1. 3. Ecce Homo: The Transfiguration of Israeli Manhood in Israeli Films
  2. pp. 30-40
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  1. Part II: War and Its Aftermath
  2. pp. 41-109
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  1. 4. From Hill to Hill: A Brief History of the Representation of War in Israeli Cinema
  2. pp. 43-58
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  1. 5. From Hero to Victim: The Changing Image of the Soldier on the Israeli Screen
  2. pp. 59-69
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  1. 6. The Lady and the Death Mask
  2. pp. 70-83
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  1. 7. Coping with the Legacy of Death: The War Widow in Israeli Films
  2. pp. 84-95
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  1. 8. The Privatization of War Memory in Recent Israeli Cinema
  2. pp. 96-109
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  1. Part III: An Ethno-Cultural Kaleidoscope
  2. pp. 111-148
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  1. 9. Disjointed Narratives in Contemporary Israeli Films
  2. pp. 113-119
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  1. 10. Trajectories of Mizrahi Cinema
  2. pp. 120-133
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  1. 11. Immigrant Cinema: Russian Israelis on Screens and behind the Cameras
  2. pp. 134-148
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  1. Part IV: Holocaust and Trauma
  2. pp. 149-198
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  1. 12. The Holocaust in Israeli Cinema as a Conflict between Survival and Morality
  2. pp. 151-167
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  1. 13. Near and Far: The Representation of Holocaust Survivors in Israeli Feature Films
  2. pp. 168-180
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  1. 14. Homonational Desires: Masculinity, Sexuality, and Trauma in the Cinema of Eytan Fox
  2. pp. 181-198
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  1. Part V: Jewish Orthodoxy Revisited
  2. pp. 199-238
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  1. 15. Negotiating Judaism in Contemporary Israeli Cinema: The Spiritual Style of My Father, My Lord
  2. pp. 201-212
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  1. 16. Seeking the Local, Engaging the Global: Women and Religious Oppression in a Minor Film
  2. pp. 213-224
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  1. 17. Beaufort and My Father, My Lord: Traces of the Binding Myth and the Mother’s Voice
  2. pp. 225-238
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  1. Part VI: Filming the Palestinian Other
  2. pp. 239-310
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  1. 18. The Foreigner Within and the Question of Identity in Fictitious Marriage and Streets of Yesterday
  2. pp. 241-256
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  1. 19. A Rave against the Occupation? Speaking for the Self and Excluding the Other in Contemporary Israeli Political Cinema
  2. pp. 257-275
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  1. 20. Borders in Motion: The Evolution of the Portrayal of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Contemporary Israeli Cinema
  2. pp. 276-293
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  1. 21. Smashing Up the Face of History: Trauma and Subversion in Kedma and Atash
  2. pp. 294-310
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  1. Part VII: New Cinematic Discourses
  2. pp. 311-355
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  1. 22. Discursive Identities in the (R)evolution of the New Israeli Queer Cinema
  2. pp. 313-325
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  1. 23. Kibbutz Films in Transition: From Morality to Ethics
  2. pp. 326-339
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  1. 24. The End of a World, the Beginning of a New World: The New Discourse of Authenticity and New Versions of Collective Memory in Israeli Cinema
  2. pp. 340-355
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 357-362
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 363-373
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780292735606
Print ISBN
9780292725607
MARC Record
OCLC
741751631
Pages
391
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
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