By Marcia Landy
Despite claims concerning the finish of historical past and the dying of cinema, visible media proceed to give a contribution to our realizing of heritage and history-making. during this publication, Marcia Landy argues that rethinking background and reminiscence needs to take into consideration moving conceptions of visible and aural applied sciences. With the help of thinkers comparable to Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, Cinema and Counter-History examines writings and flicks that problem triumphing notions of background as a way to discover the philosophic, aesthetic, and political stakes of activating the earlier. Marshaling proof throughout ecu, African, and Asian cinema, Landy engages in a counter-historical undertaking that calls into query the knowledge of visible representations and unmoors notions of a historical past firmly anchored in truth.
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Cinema and Counter-History by Marcia Landy