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The Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia: Between Pain and Pleasure

Ewa Mazierska, Matilda Mroz, and Elzbieta Ostrowska


This edited collection is the first book to draw together a range of theoretical and critical approaches relating to the filmed human bodies of Eastern European and Russian cinema. While much research has been conducted within film studies into the representation of the body in Western European (and ‘world’) cinemas, much less attention has been paid to the bodies and sensations of Eastern European film. The collection examines representations of the body in Eastern European and Russian cinema (including the cinema of Poland, Hungary, former Czechoslovakia, and former Yugoslavia) after the Sec ... More

Keywords: Film, Body, History, Eastern Europe, Russia, State socialism, Trauma, Eroticism, Aesthetics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781474405140
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405140.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ewa Mazierska, editor
University of Greenwich

Matilda Mroz, editor
University of Greenwich

Elzbieta Ostrowska, editor
University of Alberta, Canada

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