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The Beautiful Skin

Football, Fantasy, and Cinematic Bodies in Africa

The Beautiful Skin( )
Author: Dima, Vlad
Series title:African Humanities and the Arts Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2020
Publisher:Michigan State University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $54.95
Book Description:

In this original and provocative study of contemporary African film and literature, Vlad Dima investigates the way that football and cinema express individual and collective fantasies, and highlights where football and cinema converge and diverge with regard to neocolonial fantasies. Shedding new light on both well-known and less familiar films, the study asks just whose fantasy is articulated in football and African cinema. Answering this question requires the exploration of body and...
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Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Film / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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