BOOKS RECEIVED: Zuzanna Bogumił and Joanna Wawrzyniak, etc., “The Enemy on Display: the Second World War in Eastern European Museums” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Eastern European museums represent traumatic events of World War II, such as the Siege of Leningrad, the Warsaw Uprisings, and the Bombardment of Dresden, in ways that depict the enemy in particular ways. This… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Ewa Mazierska and Lars Kristensen, eds., “Marxism and Film Activism: Screening Alternative Worlds” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In Theses on Feuerbach, Marx writes, “The philosophers have only interpreted the world differently; the point is to change it.” This collection examines how filmmakers have tried to change the world by engaging… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Ruby Cheung, “New Hong Kong Cinema: Transitions to Becoming Chinese in 21st-Century East Asia” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley The trajectory of Hong Kong films had been drastically affected long before the city’s official sovereignty transfer from the British to the Chinese in 1997. The change in course has become more visible in… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Ilan Stavans and Santiago Cohen, “Angelitos: A Graphic Novel” (Ohio State UP, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley From internationally renowned Ilan Stavans, in collaboration with award-winning illustrator Santiago Cohen, comes Angelitos: A Graphic Novel, an explosive new graphic novel about a college student and his interactions with Padre Chinchachoma, a charismatic… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Abigail G. H. Manzella, “Migrating Fictions: Gender, Race, and Citizenship in U.S. Internal Displacements” (Ohio State UP, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Migrating Fictions analyzes the role of race, gender, and citizenship in the major internal displacements of the twentieth century in history and in narrative. Surveying the particular tactics employed by the United States during… Read More
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