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Title Screening torture : media representations of state terror and political domination / edited by Michael Flynn and Fabiola F. Salek.
Published New York : Columbia University Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  PN1995.9.T67 S37 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 315 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Screening Torture: an Introduction / Michael Flynn and Fabiola F. Salek -- Torture and the Implications of Masculinity. Countering the Jack Bauer Effect: An Examination of How to Limit the Influence of TV's Most Popular, and Most Brutal, Hero / David Danzig -- Mel Gibson's Tortured Heroes: From the Symbolic Function of Blood to Spectacles of Pain / Lee Quinby -- It's a Perfect World: Torture, Confession, and Sacrifice / Michael Flynn and Fabiola F. Salek -- Torture and the Sadomasochistic Impulse. Lust, Caution: Torture, Sex, and Passion in Chinese Cinema / Chris Berry -- The Art of Photogenic Torture / Phil Carney -- Beyond Susan Sontag: The Seduction of Psychological Torture / Alfred W. McCoy -- Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange as Art Against Torture / Carolyn Strange -- Confronting the Legacies of Torture and State Terror. "Accorded a Place in the Design": Torture in Post-Apartheid Cinema / Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg -- Confessing Without Regret: An Israeli Film Genre / Livia Alexander -- Torture and the Shortcomings of Film. Movies of Modern Torture as Convenient Truths / Darius Rejali -- Torture at the Limit of Politics / Faisal Devji -- Doing Torture in Film: Confronting Ambiguity and Ambivalence / Marnia Lazreg -- Documenting the Documentaries on Abu Ghraib: Facts Versus Distortion / Stjepan G. Mestrovic.
Subject Torture in motion pictures.
Torture on television.
Related Names Flynn, Michael, 1962-
Salek, Fabiola F.
ISBN 9780231153584 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231153589 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231153591 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0231153597 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780231526975 (ebook)
0231526970 (ebook)
OCLC number 769763903