They Must Be Represented The Politics of Documentary
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They Must Be Represented examines documentary in print, photography, television and film from the 1930s through the 1980s, using the lens of recent feminist film theory as well as scholarship on race, class and gender emerging from the new interdisciplinary approach of American cultural studies. Paula Rabinowitz discusses the ways in which these four media shaped truth-claims and political agency over the decades: in the 1930s, about poverty, labor and popular culture during the depression; in the 1960s, about the Vietnam War, racism, work and counterculture; and in the 1980s, about feminist and gay critiques of gender, history, narrative and cinema.A great deal of documentary expression…
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 12/17/1994
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall