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Author Oscherwitz, Dayna, 1970-

Title Past forward : French cinema and the post-colonial heritage / Dayna Oscherwitz

Publ Info Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2010]
 PC  PN1993.5.F7 O838 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PN1993.5.F7 O838 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 211 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Constructing memory : the history of heritage in France -- Family pictures : ancestry, nostalgia, and the French heritage film -- Heritage and its discontents : memory, history, and the expanding space of the past -- Memory's blind spots : immigration, integration, and the post-colonial heritage -- Recovered memories : diversity, history, and the expanding space of the past -- Conclusion : the fall of time and the rise of space from the post-colonial to the posthistorical
LC subject Motion pictures -- France -- History -- 20th century
Historical films -- France -- History and criticism
National characteristics, French, in motion pictures
Imperialism in motion pictures
Collective memory -- France
ISBN 9780809329960 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0809329964 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780809385881 (electronic)
0809385880 (electronic)