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Film modernism

Author: Sam Rohdie
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book is at once a detailed study of a range of individual filmmakers and an exploration of the modernism in which they are situated. It consists of fifty categories arranged in alphabetical order, among which are Allegory, Bricolage, Classicism, Contradiction, Desire, Destructuring and Writing. Each category, though autonomous, interacts, intersects and juxtaposes with the others, entering into a dialogue with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Rohdie
ISBN: 9780719099281 0719099285 9781784992637 1784992631
OCLC Number: 907131352
Description: xii, 239 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: IntroductionAllegoryAmbulationArchiveArrangementsAuthorshipBodiesBricolageCharactersClassicismColourContradictionDesireDestructuringDramaDuplicationElsewhereFilm NoirFrameHistoryImagesImmediacyInertiaInsufficiencyInvestigations 1Investigations 2LanguageLevelsMasqueradeMelodramaMinimalismMise en sceneModernityMontage 1Montage 2MuseumMythNarrativeNetworksNowherePopPortraitureRandomnessRealismRealitiesReproductionReturnsTheatreTimeTruthVertigoVoyagesWritingBibliographyIndex -- .
Responsibility: Sam Rohdie.


An original and provocative study. Theoretically lucid and engaging, it will be an essential text for any student of film. -- .  Read more...


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