skip to content
Film culture reader Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Film culture reader

Author: P Adams Sitney
Publisher: New York, NY : Cooper Square Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Cooper Square Press edView all editions and formats
Summary:

This collection covers a range of topics in 20th century cinema, from the Auteur Theory to the commercial cinema from Orson Welles to Kenneth Anger.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sitney, P. Adams.
Film culture reader.
New York, NY : Cooper Square Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606502055
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P Adams Sitney
ISBN: 0815411014 9780815411017
OCLC Number: 44883517
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published: New York : Praeger Publishers, 1970, in series: Praeger film books ; Praeger paperbacks.
Description: viii, 438 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : A reader's guide to the American avant-garde film / P. Adams Sitney --
One: The formative years, 1955-58. The film as an original art form / Hans Richter ; The experimental film in America / Jonas Mekas ; Metaphysic of Ordet : a letter from Carl Th. Dreyer ; Citizen Kane : the American baroque / Andrew Sarris ; In memoriam of Dimitri Kirsanov, a neglected master / Walter S. Michel ; A preface to the problems of the experimental film / Parker Tyler ; The merry widow / introduced by Erich von Stroheim ; Portrait of an artist / Rudolf Arnheim ; A footnote to Foolish wives / Herman G. Weinberg ; Coffee, brandy, & cigars XXX / Herman G. Weinberg --
Two: The new American cinema. A call for a new generation of film-makers / Jonas Mekas ; For an uncontrolled cinema / Richard Leacock ; The first statement of the new American cinema group ; To Maya Deren / Rudolf Arnheim ; Notes on the new American cinema / Jonas Mekas ; For Shadows, against Pull my daisy / Parker Tyler --
Three: The commercial cinema and the Auteur theory. Notes on the Auteur theory in 1962 / Andrew Sarris ; The camera as a god / Charles Boultenhouse ; Dreyer / Ken Kelman ; Defense of Jayne Mansfield / Michael McClure --
Four: The American avant-garde. Poetry and the film : a symposium with Maya Deren, Arthur Miller, Dylan Thomas, Parker Tyler. Chairman, Willard Maas / organized by Amos Vogel ; Imagism in four avant-garde films / P. Adams Sitney ; Interview with Stan Brakhage / P. Adams Sitney ; The birth film / Jane Brakhage ; Respond dance / Stan Brakhage ; On The art of vision / Robert Kelly ; Harry Smith interview / P. Adams Sitney ; Kenneth's Anger's Scorpio rising / Carolee Schneemann ; Smith myth / Ken Kelman ; Interview with Peter Kubelka / Jonas Mekas ; Some notes on Sleep / Henry Geldzahler ; The cosmic cinema of Jordan Belson / Gene Youngblood ; Notes on some new movies and happiness / Jonas Mekas ; Structural film / P. Adams Sitney ; On "structural film" (by P. Adams Sitney) / George Maciunas.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by P. Adams Sitney.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

A must for any fan of avante-garde and art film. * Film Comment * A readable, serious, and extremely valuable anthology. * Library Journal *

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44883517> # Film culture reader
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "44883517" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1320412#Place/new_york_ny> ; # New York, NY
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1320412#Topic/film> ; # Film
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1320412#Topic/avant_garde> ; # Avant-garde
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1320412#Topic/filmkunst> ; # Filmkunst
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1320412#Topic/avantgarde> ; # Avantgarde
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/918452> ; # Experimental films
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.433/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1320412#Topic/film_culture_tijdschrift> ; # Film Culture (tijdschrift)
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008103432> ; # Experimental films--History and criticism
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1320412#Topic/filmtheorie> ; # Filmtheorie
    schema:bookEdition "1st Cooper Square Press ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/19724708> ; # P Adams Sitney
    schema:datePublished "2000" ;
    schema:description "Introduction : A reader's guide to the American avant-garde film / P. Adams Sitney -- One: The formative years, 1955-58. The film as an original art form / Hans Richter ; The experimental film in America / Jonas Mekas ; Metaphysic of Ordet : a letter from Carl Th. Dreyer ; Citizen Kane : the American baroque / Andrew Sarris ; In memoriam of Dimitri Kirsanov, a neglected master / Walter S. Michel ; A preface to the problems of the experimental film / Parker Tyler ; The merry widow / introduced by Erich von Stroheim ; Portrait of an artist / Rudolf Arnheim ; A footnote to Foolish wives / Herman G. Weinberg ; Coffee, brandy, & cigars XXX / Herman G. Weinberg -- Two: The new American cinema. A call for a new generation of film-makers / Jonas Mekas ; For an uncontrolled cinema / Richard Leacock ; The first statement of the new American cinema group ; To Maya Deren / Rudolf Arnheim ; Notes on the new American cinema / Jonas Mekas ; For Shadows, against Pull my daisy / Parker Tyler -- Three: The commercial cinema and the Auteur theory. Notes on the Auteur theory in 1962 / Andrew Sarris ; The camera as a god / Charles Boultenhouse ; Dreyer / Ken Kelman ; Defense of Jayne Mansfield / Michael McClure -- Four: The American avant-garde. Poetry and the film : a symposium with Maya Deren, Arthur Miller, Dylan Thomas, Parker Tyler. Chairman, Willard Maas / organized by Amos Vogel ; Imagism in four avant-garde films / P. Adams Sitney ; Interview with Stan Brakhage / P. Adams Sitney ; The birth film / Jane Brakhage ; Respond dance / Stan Brakhage ; On The art of vision / Robert Kelly ; Harry Smith interview / P. Adams Sitney ; Kenneth's Anger's Scorpio rising / Carolee Schneemann ; Smith myth / Ken Kelman ; Interview with Peter Kubelka / Jonas Mekas ; Some notes on Sleep / Henry Geldzahler ; The cosmic cinema of Jordan Belson / Gene Youngblood ; Notes on some new movies and happiness / Jonas Mekas ; Structural film / P. Adams Sitney ; On "structural film" (by P. Adams Sitney) / George Maciunas."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1320412> ;
    schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606502055> ;
    schema:name "Film culture reader"@en ;
    schema:productID "44883517" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/44883517#PublicationEvent/new_york_ny_cooper_square_press_2000> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1320412#Agent/cooper_square_press> ; # Cooper Square Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780815411017> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/44883517> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1320412#Agent/cooper_square_press> # Cooper Square Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Cooper Square Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1320412#Place/new_york_ny> # New York, NY
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York, NY" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1320412#Topic/film_culture_tijdschrift> # Film Culture (tijdschrift)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Film Culture (tijdschrift)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008103432> # Experimental films--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Experimental films--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/918452> # Experimental films
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Experimental films"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/19724708> # P Adams Sitney
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Sitney" ;
    schema:givenName "P. Adams" ;
    schema:name "P Adams Sitney" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780815411017>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0815411014" ;
    schema:isbn "9780815411017" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606502055>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Film culture reader." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44883517> ; # Film culture reader
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.