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The Bio-Logic of Vengeance in Let the Right One In

Rikke Schubart

Rikke Schubart is Associate Professor in Media Studies at the Institute for the Study of Culture, University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark. Her research focuses on gender, genre, and emotions in cinema and media. Schubart’s publications include Bloomsbury’s recent Women of Ice and Fire: Gender, Game of Thrones and Multiple Media Engagements (2016, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), Eastwood’s Iwo Jima: A Critical Engagement with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima (2013, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), and Super Bitches and Action Babes: The Female Hero in Popular Cinema, 1970–2006 (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mastering Fear : Women, Emotions, and Contemporary Horror

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...What would you do if someone made you squeal like a pig, hit you, and peed on your clothes? Hit back? And what if they were three and you were afraid to stand up for your rights? What then?Tomas Alfredson’s Swedish film Let the Right One...

Two Views over Water: Action and Absorption in Ingmar Bergman’s Wild Strawberries (1957)

Film Moments : Criticism, History, Theory

British Film Institute, 2003

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...The moment that I wish to reflect on occurs during the last two minutes of Wild Strawberries/Smultronstället (1957). It is an image seen from the point of view of the film’s protagonist, an old, much-honoured professor (Isak Borg, played...

Beyond Self-images

Global Animation Theory : International Perspectives at Animafest Zagreb

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...It seems that the first decades of the new millennium have brought about a small renaissance of documentaries, especially those that combine live action and animated pictures and even those visualized totally by employment of various...

Openings and Conclusions

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The scope of ecocinema produced in the Nordic countries varies extensively, ranging from the appropriation of nature for culture and capital to valorizations of deep ecology and complex hybridity. I have identified three poles of ecological...

Responsibility and the Nordic Model

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The scope of this book has gradually expanded from studies of heritage culture to explorations of multicultural ideology in an egalitarian Norden. Moving from the level of domestic concerns to a more global scale is entirely relevant...

Cinemagoing in Sweden in the 1940s: Civil Society Organisations and the Expansion of Rural Film Exhibition

Cinema Beyond the City : Small-Town and Rural Film Culture in Europe

British Film Institute, 2016

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...During World War II, Swedes indulged in public amusements like never before and going to the movies topped the list of preferred outings. In a time of military mobilisation and scarcity of goods, cinema attendance soared, the number...

Intercultural Approaches to Ecocinema

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...This book has so far outlined some of the scope of Nordic ecocinema, which ranges from questions of human ecology to heritage dynamics, from environmental justice to neoliberal systems of resource exploitation. The majority of these cases...

Education or Indoctrination: Children’s Cinema

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The different approaches in ecological representation – the convergent, the divergent, and the transvergent – find multiple variations in the Nordic context. From the predominantly convergent logic of national narration in heritage cinema...

Eco-cosmopolitan Urges and Documentary Film

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Sustainable development has become a mantra for eco-economic optimists, a source of concern for those in the developing world who fear an ethic of sustainability may be evoked to keep their economies down, and a target of attack...

Urban Ecologies of the Nordic Welfare State

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...A key consideration in any analysis of the political dimensions of Nordic cinema is the constitutive ideology of the welfare state. Numerous studies in sociology, culture, economics and politics explore the diverse manifestations of welfare...