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dc.contributor.author Quinn, Erika
dc.date.accessioned 2022-06-20T05:10:40Z
dc.date.available 2022-06-20T05:10:40Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Quinn, E. (2017). Eastern imaginaries. Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy. 4(1). http://journaldialogue.org/issues/v4-issue-1/eastern-imaginaries/ en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2378-2331
dc.identifier.issn 2378-2323
dc.identifier.uri http://journaldialogue.org/issues/v4-issue-1/eastern-imaginaries/
dc.identifier.uri http://nur.nu.edu.kz/handle/123456789/6279
dc.description.abstract Orientalist tropes shaped Western ideas about the East in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries through travelogues and fiction, and have persisted into the twenty-first. One central set -piece of these stereotypes is the imaginary Eastern European country, “Ruritania.” The advantages and drawbacks of such an imagined place are explored more thoroughly through two recent pieces of pop culture, Wes Anderson’s film “The Grand Budapest Hotel”, and China Miéville’s novel The City and the City. While Anderson’s film entertains and sustains Orientalist stereotypes, Miéville’s novel demands the reader go deeper to empathize with characters and grapple with key issues about collective identity, power, corruption and violence. Keywords: Wes Anderson, China Miéville, World War Two, Stefan Zweig, Bruno Schulz, Identity, Kitsch, Ruritania, Holocaust, Orientalism en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy;Volume 4, Issue 1 — Intersections: Belief, Pedagogy, and Politics
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ *
dc.subject Type of access: Open Access en_US
dc.title EASTERN IMAGINARIES en_US
dc.type Article en_US
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