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A Companion to the War Film

A Companion to the War Film Arts Reference Reviews Volume 31 · Number 5 · 2017 · 31-38 Free expression and privacy are areas – in art considering the diverse formats that war stories as elsewhere – where a tension may be found assume in today’s digital culture. The book between what to say/show and what its effect comprises 25 essays from both established and may be. Hate speech and Muhammad cartoons emerging scholars and seeks to expand the scope and Charlie Hebdo have made satire and of the genre by applying fresh theoretical censorship urgent issues for our time. approaches and archival resources to the study Mapplethorpe reminded the art world of the of war films. Not only the “combat film” is controversies associated with photographic covered, but films that cover the home front, as images and their display in public. Postmodern well as international and foreign language films, art forms often draw on a bricolage of ideas and and the uses of alternative media, such as artefacts from contemporary culture, and present internet videos, military recruitment copyright, trademark and designs challenges. advertisements, government-produced films and These areas are less well covered that earlier TV programmes across a large range of conflicts, ones. The http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reference Reviews Emerald Publishing

A Companion to the War Film

Reference Reviews , Volume 31 (5): 3 – Jun 19, 2017

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Emerald Publishing
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0950-4125
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Arts Reference Reviews Volume 31 · Number 5 · 2017 · 31-38 Free expression and privacy are areas – in art considering the diverse formats that war stories as elsewhere – where a tension may be found assume in today’s digital culture. The book between what to say/show and what its effect comprises 25 essays from both established and may be. Hate speech and Muhammad cartoons emerging scholars and seeks to expand the scope and Charlie Hebdo have made satire and of the genre by applying fresh theoretical censorship urgent issues for our time. approaches and archival resources to the study Mapplethorpe reminded the art world of the of war films. Not only the “combat film” is controversies associated with photographic covered, but films that cover the home front, as images and their display in public. Postmodern well as international and foreign language films, art forms often draw on a bricolage of ideas and and the uses of alternative media, such as artefacts from contemporary culture, and present internet videos, military recruitment copyright, trademark and designs challenges. advertisements, government-produced films and These areas are less well covered that earlier TV programmes across a large range of conflicts, ones. The

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Published: Jun 19, 2017

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