Introduction - Screening the Tortured Body: The Cinema as Scaffold

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An overview of the chapters in this essay collection; here, drawing from Foucault's notions on the 'subjugated body' to examine a range of cinematic artefacts that narrativise and document state-punishment and control over the corporeal body and body-politic.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationScreening the Tortured Body: The Cinema as Scaffold
Place of PublicationLondon
Pages1 - 5
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-137-39918-2
Publication statusPublished - 12 Nov 2016


  • Film Studies
  • state power
  • torture
  • Foucault
  • punishment of the (gendered) body

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