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Master space : film images of Capra, Lubitsch, Sternberg, and Wyler

Author: Barbara Bowman
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1992.
Series: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 31.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Studies the use of cinematic space by four directors in American cinema from the 1930s to the 1960s: Frank Capra, Ernst Lubitsch, Josef von Sternberg, and William Wyler. Bowman examines their  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bowman, Barbara.
Master space.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1992
(OCoLC)644284735
Named Person: Frank Capra; Ernst Lubitsch; Josef Von Sternberg; William Wyler; Frank Capra; William Wyler; Frank Capra; Ernst Lubitsch; Josef Von Sternberg; William Wyler; Frank Capra; Ernst Lubitsch; Josef Von Sternberg; William Wyler; Frank Capra; Ernst Lubitsch; Josef von Sternberg; William Wyler
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Bowman
ISBN: 0313280266 9780313280269
OCLC Number: 24667851
Description: xii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Space in Classic American Film --
2. Film Space as Implied by Narrative: Capra's Protagonists Learning to Look Inward --
3. Capra's Film Images: Ritualizing Habitual Space and Framing Acute Space --
4. Lubitsch's Film Space: Implying Space to Stimulate the Imagination --
5. Sternberg's Film Space: Obscuring Space to Stimulate Curiosity --
6. Wyler's Film Space: Arranging Confrontation to Intensify Understanding --
7. Conclusion: Habitual and Acute Film Space --
Appendix: Career Survey of Capra, Lubitsch, Sternberg, and Wyler / Steven P. Hill.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 31.
Responsibility: Barbara Bowman.

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?Unlike many current scholarly books on film, Master Space is not overwhelmed by theorizing: Bowman scrutinizes several major films by four "master" directors (Frank Capra, Ernst Lubitsch, Josef von Read more...

 
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