The Zoo and Screen Media: Images of Exhibition and Encounter

Lawrence, M. and Lury, K. (Eds.) (2016) The Zoo and Screen Media: Images of Exhibition and Encounter. Series: Screening spaces. Palgrave Macmillan: New York. ISBN 9781137543424

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This book is the first critical anthology to examine the controversial history of the zoo by focusing on its close relationship with screen media histories and technologies. Individual chapters address the representation of zoological spaces in classical and contemporary Hollywood cinema, documentary and animation, amateur and avant-garde film, popular television and online media. The Zoo and Screen Media: Images of Exhibition and Encounter provides a new map of twentieth-century human-animal relations by exploring how the zoo, that modern apparatus for presenting living animals to human audiences, has itself been represented across a diverse range of moving image media.

Item Type:Edited Books
Keywords:Zoos, film, media, space and society.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Lury, Professor Karen
Subjects:N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Theatre Film and TV Studies
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan

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