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Author Yosef, Raz, 1967-

Title The politics of loss and trauma in contemporary Israeli cinema / Raz Yosef
Published New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 206 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge advances in film studies ; 9
Routledge advances in film studies ; 9
Contents Introduction -- Specters of war. Ruptures of history : trauma, memory and the archive in Beaufort -- Spectacles of pain : war, trauma and male masochism in Kippur -- Trauma and ethnicity. Restaging the primal scene : melancholia and ethnicity in Cinema Egypt and Desperado Square -- Recycled wounds : trauma, gender and ethnicity in Or, my treasure -- Sexuality and loss. The national closet : trauma, loss and sex in Yossi and Jagger -- Phantasmatic losses : national traumas, masculinity and the primal fantasy in Walk on water -- Trauma and ethics. The identity of the victim : trauma and responsibility in Beaufort, Lebanon, Waltz with Bashir and Forgiveness
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-195) and index
Includes filmography
Notes Print version record
Subject Arab-Israeli conflict -- Motion pictures and the conflict
Nationalism in motion pictures
Psychic trauma in motion pictures
Suffering in motion pictures
War films -- Israel -- History and criticism
Nationalism in motion pictures.
Psychic trauma in motion pictures.
Suffering in motion pictures.
War films.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010043942
ISBN 0203825756