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Author Olson, Debbie C., 1961-

Title Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, 2012
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Contents INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1. "I SEE DEAD PEOPLE": Ghost-Seeing Children as Mediums and Mediators of Communication in Contemporary Horror Cinema; Chapter 2. "I CAN'T GO ON, I MUST GO ON": How Jeliza-Rose Meets Alice and the Dark Side of Childhood in Terry Gilliam's Tideland; Chapter 3. WEDNESDAY'S CHILD: Adolescent Outsiders in Contemporary British Cinema; Chapter 4. WONKA, FREUD, AND THE CHILD WITHIN: (Re)constructing Lost Childhood in Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Chapter 5. "IT'S ALL FOR YOU, DAMIEN!": Oedipal Horror and Racial Privilege in The Omen Series
Chapter 12. CHILDHOOD, GHOST IMAGES, AND THE HETEROTOPIAN SPACES OF CINEMA: The Child as Medium in The OthersChapter 13. THE HITCHCOCK IMP: Children and the Hyperreal in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds; Chapter 14. EXPERIENCING HÜZÜN/POOCH THROUGH THE LOSS OF LIFE, LIMB, AND LOVE IN TURTLES CAN FLY; INDEX; ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Chapter 6. WRITTEN ON THE CHILD: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in GummoChapter 7. THE IDEAL IMMIGRANT IS A CHILD: Michou d'Auber and the Politics of Immigration in France; Chapter 8. REPRESENTATIONS OF AFRICAN CHILDHOOD IN CONFLICT AND POST-CONFLICT CONTEXTS: Johnny Mad Dog, Ezra, and Sleepwalking Land; Chapter 9. DISPLACING RED CHILDHOOD: Representation of Childhood during Mao's Era in Little Red Flowers; Chapter 10. BATTERIES ARE RUNNING DOWN: Ken Loach's Sweet Sixteen; Chapter 11. A KRANK'S DREAM: Epistemology, Aesthetics, and Ideology in The City of Lost Children
Summary Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema, edited by Debbie C. Olson and Andrew Scahill, is an edited collection that challenges notions of the innocent child through an exploration of the dark side of childhood in contemporary cinema. The contributors to this multidisciplinary study offer a global perspective that explores the multiple conditions of marginalized childhood as cinematically imagined within political, geographical, sociological, and cultural contexts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Children in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Political aspects.
Motion pictures -- Psychological aspects.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Chamerois, Gilles.
Chu, Kiu-wai
Dovey, Lindiwe.
Hassencahl, Fran
Hockenhull, Stella M
Leslie-McCarthy, Sage
Salvi, Carolyn
Scahill, Andrew, 1977-
Schober, Adrian, 1974-
Singer, Christine
Sinwell, Sarah E. S
Steel, Jayne, 1958-
Stewen, Christian, 1978-
Wallenbrock, Nicole Beth
ISBN 0739170260
9780739170267
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)