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More or Less Dead : Feminicide, Haunting, and the Ethics of Representation in Mexico / Alice Driver.

By: Driver, Alice [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780816501847; 081650184X; 1322880042 (ebk); 9781322880044 (ebk).Subject(s): Victims of crimes in mass media | Homicide -- Mexico -- Ciudad Juárez | Women -- Crimes against -- Mexico -- Ciudad JuárezAdditional physical formats: Print version:: More or Less Dead : Feminicide, Haunting, and the Ethics of Representation in Mexico.DDC classification: 791.43/6556 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Preface : disappearances have to disappear -- Introduction : feminicide and memory creation -- Interview : photographer Julián Cardona on Juárez and the limits of photography -- Monuments, memorials, graffiti, and street art : memory creation in an apocalyptic landscape -- Interview : writer Charles Bowden on feminicide and the asethetics of violence in Juárez -- More or less dead : literary representations of feminicide in Juárez : the laboratory of our future -- Interview : filmmaker Ursula Biemann on feminicide in Ciudad Juárez -- Representations of feminicide in documentary film : searching for ecotestimonios -- Interview : writer and filmmaker Mario Bellatin on dark humor and the horror of postmodernity -- The death of humanity and the human -- Epilogue : salvaging the luminosity of a lost city.
Summary: "Through interviews with filmmakers, photographers, artists, and writers, this book analyzes how victims of gender violence have been represented in the mainstream media and how a number of writers, filmmakers, and artists work against this trope to humanize the victims of these crimes"--Provided by publisher.
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Preface : disappearances have to disappear -- Introduction : feminicide and memory creation -- Interview : photographer Julián Cardona on Juárez and the limits of photography -- Monuments, memorials, graffiti, and street art : memory creation in an apocalyptic landscape -- Interview : writer Charles Bowden on feminicide and the asethetics of violence in Juárez -- More or less dead : literary representations of feminicide in Juárez : the laboratory of our future -- Interview : filmmaker Ursula Biemann on feminicide in Ciudad Juárez -- Representations of feminicide in documentary film : searching for ecotestimonios -- Interview : writer and filmmaker Mario Bellatin on dark humor and the horror of postmodernity -- The death of humanity and the human -- Epilogue : salvaging the luminosity of a lost city.

"Through interviews with filmmakers, photographers, artists, and writers, this book analyzes how victims of gender violence have been represented in the mainstream media and how a number of writers, filmmakers, and artists work against this trope to humanize the victims of these crimes"--Provided by publisher.

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Alice Driver is a freelance writer, editor, and translator who received her PhD in Hispanic studies from the University of Kentucky in 2011. She recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, where she worked with the Centro de Investigaciones sobre América del Norte to conduct research about the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration, poverty, and violence against women.

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