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The cinematic corpography of war : re-mapping the war film through the body
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
In this thesis, I explore the ways the sensory experience of war is staged as a corporeal apprehension of space in the Hollywood war film. Placing an emphasis on films that foreground tactile, and sonic experience in combat ...
Mnemonic communities : politics of World War II memory in Thai screen culture
(University of St Andrews, 2018-06-28) - Thesis
This thesis examines the politics of World War II memory in Thai screen culture with special reference to films and television series produced between the 1970s and the 2010s. Framed by memory studies and film studies ...
A long way home : cinema and the cultural map of America, 2001-2011
(University of St Andrews, 2014-12) - Thesis
This thesis addresses a set of transformations in the symbolic construction of America, as reflected by a number of films released during what is commonly referred to as the post 9/11 period. Following a rich debate in the ...
Once upon a time outside the West : rethinking the western in global contexts
(University of St Andrews, 2014-05-13) - Thesis
This project argues for rethinking the western as a global genre, rather than one rooted in a particular construction of the American West. First, by considering the western's global origins through an examination of early ...