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Seeing beyond : movies, visions, and values : 26 essays

Author: William R Robinson; Annie Dillard; Frank Burke; R H W Dillard; Richard P Sugg
Publisher: New York : Golden String Press, ©2001.
Series: Studies in the film series.
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Robinson, William R. (William Ronald), 1927-
Seeing beyond.
New York : Golden String Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606571473
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Robinson; Annie Dillard; Frank Burke; R H W Dillard; Richard P Sugg
ISBN: 0970676816 9780970676818
OCLC Number: 47443552
Description: xx, 467 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The movies, too, will make you free / William R. Robinson --
Making sense of the movies / William R. Robinson --
"Damn your a priori principles--look!" / W.R. Robinson discusses the movies as narrative art-interview with John Graham --
The movies as a revolutionary moral force, Part I --
The movies as a revolutionary moral force, Part II --
2001 and the literary sensibility / William R. Robinson and Mary McDermott. Stripping the eye : some observations on the movies as strip tease --
If you don't see, you're dead : the immediate encounter with the image; In Hiroshima mon amour and Juliet of the spirts; Part I (Hiroshima mon amour) --
If you don't see, you're dead, Part II (Juliet of the spirits) --
Fellini Satyricon's moral process --
The birth of imaginative man in Part III of 2002 : A space odyssey --
Essays on movies, visions, and values, in the spirit of W.R. Robinson. Total Eclipse / Annie Dillard --
Fellini : Changing the subject / Frank Burke --
Federico Fellini : Bifocal views / R.H.W. Dillard, "If we were all devils" : Fellini Satyricon as horror film; Federico Fellini and the white clowns --
Two movie poems / George Garrett, "Goodbye, old paint, I'm leaving Cheyenne"; "Little movie without a middle" --
A new geography of paradise : George Stevens's Shane as trans-edenic vision--a meditation in the spirit of and dedicated to W.R. Robinson / Armando Jose Prats. After words : The western movies of John Ford and Sam Pickenpah / A. Carl Bredahl, Jr. --
Busby Berkeley and the tradition of Emersonian vision / Steve Snyder --
William R. Robinson's philosophy of image-freedom and Robert Altman's The player and Short cuts / Richard P. Sugg --
Personal retrospective on theory : changing paradigms from the 1960s through the 1990s / Vincent B. Leitch. "Like light" : the movie theory of W.R. Robinson / David Lavery --
Preparing to see "the birth of imaginative man ..." / Elaine Marshall --
Rounding up The usual suspects : the comforts of character and neo-noir / J.P. Telotte --
Meriwether Lewis in imagination's hell : the journals and Robinsonian aesthetics / Walter C. Foreman, Jr. Hemingway's Green hills of Africa as evolutionary narrative : Helix and Scimitar / Susan Lynn Drake and A. Carl Bredahl, Jr. with the assistance of William R. Robinson --
An expedition to the pole / Annie Dillard --
Contributors' biographies --
Index.
Series Title: Studies in the film series.
Responsibility: by William R. Robinson and friends, Annie Dillard ... ; introduction and essay by Frank Burke ; edited with an essay by Richard P. Sugg.

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