Chris Lukinbeal (Hg.), Stefan Zimmermann (Hg.)

The Geography of Cinema - A Cinematic World

Chris Lukinbeal (Hg.), Stefan Zimmermann (Hg.)

The Geography of Cinema - A Cinematic World

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This book addresses questions surrounding the constructions of space, culture, society, identity and representation. The geography of cinema extends beyond the screen, director and audience, to include the wider industrial and political complex of the cultural economy. In this sense, culture can be viewed as an economic commodity set within the broader frame of glob­alization and postmodernism. A cinematic world occupies a territory between our city’s streets, the Cineplex, the TV set, and our geographical imagination and identity. These contexts invite inquiries into the production, distribution, exhibition, and consumption of film as well as global cinema, hapticalities of viewing, critical political economies, and cinematic ethno­graphies. This collection provides unique and eclectic insights into the exciting and emerging subfield of film geography.

„The publisher, Franz Steiner Verlag, and the editors of the series should be congratulated having realised the importance of media geography for the geographic discipline and the academic audience. The editors of the first volume should be credited for having captured the field of film geography. One has to explicitly recommend the reading of this anthology since it gives a good overview and will inspire further research in this field.“

Heiko Schmid, Erdkunde 64, 2010/1
Reihe Media Geography at Mainz
Band 1
ISBN 978-3-515-09199-2
Medientyp Buch - Kartoniert
Auflage 1.
Copyrightjahr 2008
Umfang 205 Seiten
Abbildungen 33 s/w Abb., 1 s/w Tab.
Format 17,0 x 24,0 cm
Sprache Englisch