Polyglot Cinema brings together a diverse group of scholars from Europe, Canada and the US, resulting in a dynamic account of plurilingual migrant narratives in contemporary films from France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. In addition to the close analysis of key films, the essays cover theories of translation and language use as well as central paradigms of cultural studies, especially those of locality, globality and post-colonialism. The volume marks a transdisciplinary contribution to the question of cultural representation within film studies.Migration and Transcultural Narration in France, Italy, Portugal and Spain Verena Berger, Miya Komori ... This cat is clearly an alien in the Far, Far Away country of Shrek, presented as a non-standard English speaker because of his accent and cultural references. His first scene is in Shrek 2 (Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury aamp; Conrad Vernon, 2004) when, as a mercenary killer employed by Princessanbsp;...
|Author||:||Verena Berger, Miya Komori|
|Publisher||:||LIT Verlag Münster - 2010|