African film and literature : adapting violence to the screen /

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Author / Creator:Dovey, Lindiwe.
Imprint:New York : Columbia University Press, c2009.
Description:xviii, 334 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Series:Film and culture
Subject:Motion pictures -- Africa.
Violence in motion pictures.
Motion pictures.
Violence in motion pictures.
Africa -- In motion pictures.
Africa.
Format: E-Resource Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7712191
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ISBN:9780231147545 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231147546 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231147552 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0231147554 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780231519380 (ebook)
0231519389 (ebook)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-324) and index.
Includes filmography: p. [289]-298.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Film Stills
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction: ""African Cinema"": Problems and Possibilities
  • 1. Cinema and Violence in South Africa
  • 2. Fools and Victims: Adapting Rationalized Rape into Feminist Film
  • 3. Redeeming Features: Screening HIV/AIDS, Screening Out Rape in Gavin Hood's Tsotsi
  • 4. From Black and White to ""Coloured"": Racial Identity in 1950s and 1990s South Africa in Two Versions of A Walk in the Night
  • 5. Audio-visualizing ""Invisible"" Violence: Remaking and Reinventing Cry, the