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Dada, surrealism, and the cinematic effect

Author: Bruce Elder
Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: Film + media studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Companion to the author's Harmony and dissent, demonstrates that for the early-twentieth-century avant-garde movements cinema was the pre-eminent form that served as a model for recasting the other arts, proclaiming it the most important art as it exemplified the vibrancy of contemporary life.

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Additional Physical Format: Elder, Bruce (R. Bruce)
Dada, surrealism, and the cinematic effect.
Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2013.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Elder
ISBN: 9781554586257 1554586259 9781771121996 1771121998
OCLC Number: 795007241
Description: x, 765 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The fate of reason in modernity --
Dadaism and the disasters of war --
Surrealism and the cinema --
In lieu of a conclusion.
Series Title: Film + media studies.
Responsibility: R. Bruce Elder.


Deals with the early intellectual reception of the cinema and the manner in which art theorists, philosophers, cultural theorists, and especially artists of the first decades of the twentieth century  Read more...


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"'DADA, Surrealism, and the Cinematic Effect', Bruce Elder's superb companion volume to his earlier 'Harmony and Dissent', convincingly demonstrates that for the early twentieth-century avant-garde Read more...

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