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Image and identity : reflections on Canadian film and culture

Author: Bruce Elder; Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont., Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, in collaboration with the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the unique qualities of Canadian cinema, situating it within the broader spectrum of Canadian culture as a whole. Bruce Elder explores the essential features of Canadian thought and the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Elder, Bruce (R. Bruce).
Image and identity.
Waterloo, Ont., Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, in collaboration with the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, ©1989
(OCoLC)583289009
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Elder; Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.
ISBN: 0889209561 9780889209565
OCLC Number: 23766077
Description: xviii, 483 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ; In reality, who are we? --
A house divided --
Two schools of thought --
An aesthetic of reconciliation --
The documentary film in Canada --
Narrative transmission in American direct cinema films and Canadian candid-eye films --
The reality principle : goin' down the road --
Modes of representation in cinema --
Michael Snow's "Wavelength" --
From painting into cinema : a study of Jack Chambers' "Circle" --
All things in their time : on Michael Snow's [arrow] --
The photographic image in Canadian avant-garde film --
Michael Snow presents "Presents" --
Idealism, photography and the Canadian avant-garde film --
Forms of cinema : models of self.
Responsibility: R. Bruce Elder.

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