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We are all in Xenialand: queer poetics, citizenship, and hospitality in Panos H. Koutras’s Xenia (2014)

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This chapter will read Xenia (2014) by Panos H. Koutras as a self-conscious pastiche, a playful revisiting, of tropes that have been used in the recent past by ‘new queer films’, including those talking about migration. However, what is crucial in Xenia is that Koutras uses this well-mapped platform of new queer cinema poetics to make a strong political statement on two of the main framing narratives about migration in the West: the issue of hospitality and the debate on citizen...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.4324/9780429264245

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Sub department:
Byzantine and Modern Greek
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-9633-6152

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Editor
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Pages:
141-154
Host title:
Queering the Migrant in Contemporary European Cinema
Chapter number:
10
Publication date:
2020-08-28
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ISBN:
9780429264245
Language:
English
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Chapter
Pubs id:
1147905
Local pid:
pubs:1147905
Deposit date:
2020-12-04

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