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Place, power, situation, and spectacle : a geography of film

Author: Stuart C Aitken; Leo Zonn
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1994.
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'Nowhere has such a fine collection of essays argued so forcefully on the power of film to shape and mediate human experiences of place and environment.'-Kenneth E. Foote, The University of Texas at  Read more...

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Place, power, situation, and spectacle.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1994
(OCoLC)624447659
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart C Aitken; Leo Zonn
ISBN: 0847678253 9780847678259 0847678261 9780847678266
OCLC Number: 29564236
Description: x, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Geographic and cinematic theory : framing spaces and sequencing spectacles. Re-presenting the place pastiche / Stuart C. Aitken and Leo E. Zonn --
Third cinema and the Third World / Gerald M. Macdonald --
A mapping of cinematic places : icons, ideology, and the power of (mis)representation / Jeff Hopkins --
Making people and places. Jerusalem, Dover Beach, and Kings Cross : imagined places as metaphors of the British class struggle in Chariots of Fire and The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner / Martyn J. Bowden --
Outside of nothing : the place of community in The Outsiders / Denis Wood --
Sunshine and shadow : lighting and color in the depiction of cities on film / Larry Ford --
Of pelicans and men : symbolic landscapes, gender, and Australia's Storm Boy / Leo E. Zonn and Stuart C. Aitken --
The myth of heroism : man and desert in Lawrence of Arabia / Christina B. Kennedy --
Taking time with places. Filming Route 66 : documenting the Dust Bowl Highway / Arthur Krim. (Cont.) The city as cinematic space : modernism and place in Berlin, Symphony of a City / Wolfgang Natter --
We're going to do it right this time : cinematic representations of urban planning and the British new towns, 1939 to 1951 / John R. Gold and Stephen V. Ward.
Responsibility: edited by Stuart C. Aitken and Leo E. Zonn.

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A powerful examination of how movies ... present and reveal the world and how we see and read the presentation. Geographers should make a useful contribution to the overall scholarship of film study. Read more...

 
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