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Unformatted text preview: documentary footage. Braester utilizes many portraits of people at Tiananmen Square to discuss his proposition. Many of the portraits come from publications including Lao Zhaopian and Tiananmen Qian . He also incorporates text from the narratives that accompany these portraits. In addition, Braester includes descriptions of scenes from the state-sponsored documentary The Birth of New China and another film The Square in order to support his proposition from another perspective. His analysis through the lens of the documentaries allows him to extend his discussion beyond the single frame of photographs. He also remarks that this essay should be read in conjunction with Wu Hangs Remaking Beijing and also the fourth chapter of his other book Painting the City Red . Braester, Yomi. "Photography At Tiananmen: Pictorial Frames, Spatial Borders, And Ideological Matrixes." Positions 18.3 (2010): 633-670. EBSCO MegaFILE . Web. 25 Mar. 2012....
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2012 for the course WRIT 039 taught by Professor Stein during the Spring '08 term at UPenn.
- Spring '08