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Modular narratives in contemporary cinema

Author: Allan Cameron
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the early 1990s there has been a trend towards narrative complexity within popular cinema. This book examines a number of contemporary films that play overtly with narrative structure, raising  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cameron, Allan, 1973-
Modular narratives in contemporary cinema.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)651941793
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Cameron
ISBN: 0230210414 9780230210417
OCLC Number: 224444025
Description: ix, 211 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Modular narratives in contemporary cinema --
The shape of narrative time : subjective, schismatic and modular --
Projecting the future : order, chaos and modularity --
Navigating memory : temporal anchoring and the modular subject --
Articulating history : archival aesthetics and the national narrative --
Deciphering the present : simultaneity, succession and mediation --
Coda : playing games with cinema.
Responsibility: Allan Cameron.
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'Allan Cameron's delineation of four types of modular narrative (anachronic, forking paths, episodic and split-screen) presents an innovative perspective on contemporary filmmaking practices. In Read more...

 
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