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An introduction to world cinema

Author: Aristides Gazetas
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Motion pictures are more than just entertainment. In film studies courses in colleges and universities worldwide, students and professors explore the social, political, technological and historical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Einführung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aristides Gazetas
ISBN: 9780786439072 0786439076
OCLC Number: 212432577
Description: viii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The invention of motion pictures: 1895-1910 --
Early narratives and the nickelodeons --
D.W. Griffith and cinematic language: 1910-1919 --
UFA and the German studio system: 1919-1925 --
Critical essay: "Caligari" / Siegfried Kracauer --
The impact of D.W. Griffith on Soviet montage: 1919-1925 --
The French avant-garde tradition and surrealism --
Hollywood silent films in the Jazz Age: 1919-1929 --
Hollywood and the sound films of the 1930s --
French cinema of the 1930s --
Critical essay: "The evolution of the language of cinema" / André Bazin --
The Hollywood golden years: 1930-1945 --
Italian neorealist cinema: 1945-1954 --
Critical essay: "Some ideas on the cinema" / Cesare Zavattini --
Hollywood at war and postwar paranoia: 1940-1954 --
Postwar Japanese cinema: 1950-1990 --
Hollywood in transition and decline: 1955-1962 --
Symbolist traditions in the cinema: 1950s-1970s --
The French New Wave, part one: 1957-1968 --
The French New Wave, part two: 1959-1980 --
Critical essay: "L'Année dernière à Marienbad: the narration of narration" / Allen Thiher --
Postwar British new cinema: 1956-1972 --
The Italian cinema of Fellini and Antonioni --
Hollywood revival and the anti-myth era: 1964-1976 --
Critical essay: "Blow-up, swinging London, and the film generation" / Peter Lev --
New Italian cinema of Pasolini and Bertolucci --
New German cinema --
American auteurs: Allen, Altman and Coppola --
Revisiting genre films in the 1980s and 1990s --
Third cinema and post-colonial narratives in Africa, Latin America and Asia --
Critical essay: "From a hybrid place" / Trinh T. Minh-Ha with Judith Mayne --
Revisioning history: contesting colonialism --
Contemporary Canadian filmmakers: 1987-2007 --
Cultural politics: contemporary inquiries into a "war on terrorism."
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