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Dada. Bruce Elder, Surrealism, and the cinematic effect

Author: Bruce Elder
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2013.
Series: Film + media studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Deals with the early intellectual reception of the cinema and the manner in which art theorists, philosophers, cultural theorists, and especially artists of the first decades of the twentieth century  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Elder
ISBN: 9781554586257 1554586259
OCLC Number: 874448054
Description: x, 765 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface; The Modern Paradigm: Privileging Reason; Geometry & Geometries; Foundationalism Collapses; Logic & Paradox; Continuity & the Foundations of Physics; Cantor & the Strangeness of Infinity; Formalist Mathematics & the Limits of Reason; Consequences of Reasons Retreat; Primitivism as a Response to the Collapse of Reason; The Zurich Coterie & Their Antics; The Dada Conspirators: Tristan Tzara; The Dada Conspirators: Hugo Ball & Emmy Hennings; The Dada Conspirators: Francis Picabia; The Kunstlerkneipe Cabaret Voltaire & the Galerie Dada; DADA: War & Politics; DADA against Burgeoning of Nationalism: What DADA Might Have Prevented; A Precursor of DADA: The Comic Grotesque; The Diffusion of DADA; The Conditions That Produced the State of Mind Known as DADA; Elementalisms Menacing Lure; DADA: Art & Anti-Art; DADA & the Life Principle; Constructive DADA; Hans Richter on the Six Forms of Use in Returning Art to Its Elementary Condition; Dada Forms: Collage; Further on Collages New Notion of Form; DADA & Language; Parallels with the Russian Trans-Rationalists & Andrei Bely; Zaum & the Higher Consciousness of Trans-Sense; Picabia, Man Ray & the Dadaist Art of the Machine; Duchamp & DADAs Art of the Machine; Entracte (1924): Commentary; Man Rays DADA Cinema; Emak Bakia: Introduction; Emak Bakia: Commentary; DADA: In conclusion; Beginnings; Psychoanalysis & the Occult: The Intrusion of Alien Forms into Consciousness & the Poetics of the Surrealist Literary Image; DADA & Surrealism; Hippolyte Taine, Hasard Objectif, the Poetic Image & the Cinema; The Cinema, Photography & the Marvellous; Photography, the Surrealist Object, & the Unheimlich; Ernsts Frottage as a Handmade Trace & Automatist Form; Surrealism, Apollinaire, & Reconciliatio; Surrealism & the Hegelian Dialectic; Surrealism & the Freudian Dialectic; Dali, the Double Image, & Paranoiac-Critical Methods; Dali Against Idealism; Dali, Paranoia & Lacan: A New Phase of Surrealism Begins; Lacans Theories & Surrealists Conception of the Poetic Image; Un chien andalou: Commentary; An Anti-art Film; The Verbal Image; Surrealisms Fissures & Luis Bunuels Las Hurdes: Tierra sin pan; Las Hurdes & the Documentary; Dialectical Structure in Las Hurdes; Las Hurdes & Batailles Heterology; Las Hurdes & the Sacred; Las Hurdes as an Ethnographic Film; The Hurdanos in History; How Surrealism Has Been Passed Down into the Twenty-First Century: The Marvellous Correspondence between Max Ernsts Collage Novels & Lawrence Jordans Films; Collage as a Pneumatic Device: Through Ernst to Jordan; The Surrealist Collage Novel: Une semaine de bonte -- Dimanche (Calcination); The Surrealist Collage Novel: Une semaine de bonte -- Lundi (Dissolution); The Surrealist Collage Novel: Une semaine de bonte -- Mardi (Separation); The Surrealist Collage Novel: Une semaine de bonte -- Mercredi (Conjunction); The Surrealist Collage Novel: Une semaine de bonte -- Jeudi (Putrefaction/Fermentation); The Surrealist Collage Novel: Une semaine de bonte -- Vendredi (Distillation); The Surrealist Collage Novel: Une semaine de bonte -- Samedi (Coagulation); Lawrence Jordan between Surrealism & Alchemy; Lawrence Jordans Duo Concertantes: Commentary; Index.
Series Title: Film + media studies.
Responsibility: R. Bruce Elder.


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