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Czech and Slovak cinema : theme and tradition

Author: Peter Hames
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009.
Series: Traditions in world cinema.
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This book is the first study in English to examine some of the key themes and traditions of Czech and Slovak cinema, linking inter-war and post-war cinemas together with developments in the post-Communist period. It examines links between theme, genre, and visual style, and looks at the ways in which a range of styles and traditions has extended across different historical periods and political regimes. Czech and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hames, Peter.
Czech and Slovak cinema.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)286518920
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hames
ISBN: 9780748629268 0748629262 1282136348 9781282136342
OCLC Number: 430819998
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 264 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction --
History --
Comedy --
Realism --
Politics --
The Holocaust --
Lyricism --
The Absurd --
The avant-garde --
Surrealism --
Animation --
Slovak directions.
Series Title: Traditions in world cinema.
Responsibility: Peter Hames.
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