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A companion to early cinema

Author: André Gaudreault; Nicolas Dulac; Santiago Hidalgo
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
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A Companion to Early Cinema is an authoritative reference on the subfield of early cinema. An international group of expert scholars interrogate major concerns in early cinema studies, such as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Companion to early cinema.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012
(OCoLC)804860743
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: André Gaudreault; Nicolas Dulac; Santiago Hidalgo
ISBN: 9781444332315 1444332317
OCLC Number: 776775878
Description: xiii, 631 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction / Nicolas Dulac, André Gaudreault, Santiago Hidalgo --
Early Cinema Cultures. The Culture Broth and the Froth of Cultures of So-called Early Cinema / André Gaudreault --
Toward A History Of Peep Practice / Erkki Huhtamo --
"We are Here and Not Here": Late Nineteenth Century Stage Magic and the Roots of Cinema in the Appearance (and Disappearance) of the Virtual Image / Tom Gunning --
The Féerie between Stage and Screen / Frank Kessler --
The Théâtrophone, an Anachronistic Hybrid Experiment or One of the First Immobile Traveler Devices? / Giusy Pisano --
The "Silent" Arts: Modern Pantomime and the Making of an Art Cinema in Belle Époque Paris: The Case of Georges Wague and Germaine Dulac / Tami Williams --
Early Cinema Discourses. First Discourses on Film and the Construction of a "Cinematic Episteme" / François Albera --
The Discourses of Art in Early Film, or, Why not Rancière? / Rob King --
Sensationalism and Early Cinema / Annemone Ligensa --
From Craft to Industry: Series and Serial Production Discourses and Practices in France / Laurent Le Forestier --
Awareness of Film, Language and Self in Early American Film Publications / Santiago Hidalgo --
Early Cinema and Film Theory / Roger Odin --
Early Cinema Forms. A Bunch of Violets / Ben Brewster --
Modernity Stops at Nothing: The American Chase Film and the Specter of Lynching / Jan Olsson --
"The Knowledge Which Comes in Pictures": Educational Films and Early Cinema Audiences / Jennifer Peterson --
Motion Picture Color and Pathé-Frères: The Aesthetic Consequences of Industrialization / Charles O'Brien --
Early Cinema Presentations. The European Fairground Cinema: (Re- )defining and (Re- )contextualizing the "Cinema of --
Attractions" / Joseph Garncarz --
Early Film Programs: an Overture, Five Acts, and an Interlude / Richard Abel --
"Half Real-Half Reel": Alternation Format Stage-and-Screen Hybrids / Gwendolyn Waltz --
Advance Newspaper Publicity for the Vitascope and the Mass Address of Cinema's Reading Public / Paul S. Moore --
Storefront Theater Advertising and the Evolution of the American Film Poster / Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley --
Bound by Cinematic Chains: Film and Prisons during the Early Era / Alison Griffiths --
Early Cinema Identities. Anonymity: Uncredited and Unknown in Early Cinema / Jane M. Gaines --
The Invention of Cinematic Celebrity in Britain / --
Andrew shail --
the film lecturer / Germain Lacasse --
Richard Hoffman: A Collector's Archive / Richard Koszarski --
Early Cinema Recollections. Early Films in the Age of Content; or, "Cinema of Attractions" Pursued by Digital Means / Paolo Cherchi Usai --
Multiple Originals: The (Digital) Restoration and Exhibition of Early Films / Giovanna Fossati --
Pointing Forward, Looking Back: Reflexivity and Deixis in Early Cinema and Contemporary Installations / Nanna Verhoeff --
Is Nothing New? Turn of the Century Epistemes in Film History / Thomas Elsaesser.
Responsibility: edited by André Gaudreault, Nicolas Dulac, Santiago Hidalgo ; assisted by Pierre Chemartin.

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