Signs of Life explores the political implications of the representations of doctors, nurses, patients, diseases and disabilities, and considers how formal qualities of cinema - empirical observation, mise-en-scene, propaganda and education, melodrama, documentary, narrative construction - impact on our understanding of medical procedures and the public image of medicine.
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(254mm x 178mm x 13mm)
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Author Biography - Graeme Harper
Graeme Harper is co-editor of Unruly Pleasures: The Cult Film and its Critics. Andrew Moor is lecturer in film studies at Bangor University and the author of Magic Spaces: The Cinema of Powell and Pressburger.