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Iconic Turns - Nation and Religion in Eastern European Cinema since 1989

by: Liliya Berezhnaya, Christian Schmitt
published by
: Brill
pp: 256
ISBN: 9789004250819
price: 101 €

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After the epochal turn of 1989 a new wave of movies dealing with the complex entanglement of religious and national identity has emerged in the eastern part of Europe. There has been plenty of evidence for a return of nationalism, while the predicated "return of religion(s)" is envisaged on a larger scale as a global phenomenon. The book suggests that in the wake of the historical turns of 1989, an "iconic turn" has taken place in Eastern Europe – in the form of a renewed cinematic commitment to make sense of the world in religious and/or national terms. "Iconic Turns" combines theoretical articles on the subject with case studies, bringing together researchers from different national backgrounds and disciplines, such as history, literary and film studies.

 

About the authors

Liliya Berezhnaya - University of Münster · Cluster of Excellency Religion and Politics
Christian Schmitt

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