Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture

Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture

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Synopsis

The issue of ethnicity in France, and how ethnicities are represented there visually, remain one of the most important and polemical aspects of French post-colonial politics and society. Representing ethnicity in contemporary French visual culture is the first book to analyse how a range of different ethnicities have been represented across contemporary French visual culture. Via a wide series of case studies - ranging from the worldwide hit film Am�lie to France's popular TV series Plus belle la vie - it explores how ethnicities have been represented in contemporary France across a wide variety of different media. Its innovative, interdisciplinary approach and novel subject matter will complement university courses that focus on contemporary French society and visual culture. It will interest those researching and studying French and European film and photography, ethnicity in post-colonial France and visual culture generally.

Book information

ISBN: 9780719079559
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 305.800944
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Weight: 463g
Height: 216mm
Width: 138mm
Spine width: 16mm