Les Adolescents Dans Le Cinema Francais: Entre Deux Mondes

Les Adolescents Dans Le Cinema Francais: Entre Deux Mondes

By: Karin M. Egloff (author)Hardback

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This book analyzes the representation of adolescents in contemporary French cinema. Moving beyond the stereotypical filmic versions of young people, this study examines modern male and female adolescence on film, while also giving attention to the themes of sex and romance, race and class, power and empowerment, education, and generation gaps. These themes are explored by looking at ten films, each by different a Francophone filmmaker, to see how they construct and portray adolescence and how commonly accepted ideas about this age group are enforced or challenged, questioning, in the end, whether these directors have succeeded in offering their audiences a healthier alternative to an all too easy homogenization of adolescence. It is written in French.

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Karin Egloff is Associate Professor of French at Western Kentucky University.


Foreword by Dominique Thevenin; Remerciements; Introduction; Chapitre 1 Les contexts de la cinecriture adolescente; Chapitre 2 Les verites du cine-miston; Conclusion; Appendice; Bibliographie; Index.

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  • publication date: 30/06/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780773454361
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780773454361
  • ISBN10: 0773454365

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