Abruptly Altered Horizons: Covid-19, Momentous Events and a Not so Rare Phenomenon in Historical Reception Studies

Hanich, J., 28-May-2020, 6 p.

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In this brief essay I draw attention to the effects momentous historical events – such as the Covid-19 pandemic, the Brexit referendum or the 9/11 attacks – can have on a film viewer’s interpretive horizon. How we interpret films shot long before the event can be altered rather abruptly with the onset of the event.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOpen-Media-Studies-Blog ZFM
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 28-May-2020

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