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The tenth muse : writing about cinema in the modernist period

Author: Laura Marcus
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book brings together two major strands of research: the exploration of early film criticism and theory and cinema's impact on literary texts, including the work of H.G.Wells and Virginia Woolf.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Marcus
ISBN: 9780199590308 0199590303 9780199230273 0199230277
OCLC Number: 541765532
Notes: Originally published 2007, first published in paperback 2010, with corrections.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2008 James Russell Lowell Prize.
Description: xv, 562 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations ; Introduction ; 1. The Things that Move: Early Film and Literature ; 2. The Shadow on the Screen: Virginia Woolf and the Cinema ; 3. 'A new form of true beauty': Aesthetics and Early Film Criticism ; 4. 'The cinema mind': Film Criticism and Film Culture in 1920s Britain ; 5. The Moment of Close Up ; Coda: The Coming of Sound
Responsibility: Laura Marcus.
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The Tenth Muse provides a compelling chronicle of a versatile and vivid 'engagement with some of the central dimensions of the film medium' * David Trotter, Screen * this wide-ranging book is a Read more...

 
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