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The cinema of Wes Anderson : bringing nostalgia to life

Author: Whitney Crothers Dilley
Publisher: New York : Wallflower Press, 2017.
Series: Directors' cuts
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Wes Anderson's films, such as Rushmore (1998) and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), are made in a style so distinctive that his films are often recognizable from a single frame. This book explores the  Read more...


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Named Person: Wes Anderson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Whitney Crothers Dilley
ISBN: 0231180691 9780231180696 0231180683 9780231180689
OCLC Number: 999362869
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments1. Introduction: Wes Anderson as Auteur-a History2. Wes Anderson: His Position in American Cinema and Culture3. Gender, Youth, and the Explorartion of Masculinity in Bottle Rocket4. "Sic Transit Gloria": Transgressing the Boundaries of Adolescence in Rushmore5. The Interplay of Narrative Text, Language, and Film: Literary Influence and Intertextuality in The Royal Tenenbaums6. Opposition and Resolution: The Dissonance of Celebrity in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou7. Fragmentary Narratives/Incomplete Identities in The Darjeeling Limited8. Adaptation and Homage: The World of Roald Dahl and Fantastic Mr. Fox9. Reconstitution of the "Family" and Construction of Normalized Gender in Moonrise Kingdom10. Literary Influence and Memory: Stefan Zweig and The Grand Budapest Hotel11. Wes Anderson's Short Films and Commercial WorkConclusion: Memory and Narrative in the Works of Wes AndersonFilmographyBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Directors' cuts
Other Titles: Bringing nostalgia to life
Responsibility: Whitney Crothers Dilley.


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Here one finds many Andersons: Anderson the miniaturist, Anderson the skilled director of advertisements, and most impressive, Anderson the autodidactic dreamer. * Choice *

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