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Postcolonial Transplants: Cinema, Diaspora and the Body Politic

Citation
Ezra E & Rowden T (2009) Postcolonial Transplants: Cinema, Diaspora and the Body Politic. In: Keown M, Murphy D & Procter J (eds.) Comparing Postcolonial Diasporas. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 211-227. http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?PID=280276

Abstract
This essay examines depictions of migrant workers in French and British postcolonial cinema as transplanted interlopers, 'exotic' or transgendered bodies that are perceived as a threat to the integrity of the body politic.

Keywords
postcolonial cinema; migrant workers; French cinema; British cinema; transgender cinema; Foreign workers in motion pictures; Motion pictures France; Motion pictures Great Britain

StatusPublished
Author(s)Ezra, Elizabeth; Rowden, Terry
Publication date31/01/2009
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/1659
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Publisher URLhttp://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?PID=280276
Place of publicationBasingstoke
ISBN9780230547087
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