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An Introduction to World Cinema, 2d Ed.

Author: Aristides Gazetas
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd ed
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gazetas, Aristides.
An Introduction to World Cinema, 2d Ed.
Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aristides Gazetas
ISBN: 9780786451241 0786451246
OCLC Number: 1045561566
Description: 1 online resource (379 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. The Invention of Motion Pictures: 1895-1910; 2. Early Narratives and the Nickelodeons; 3. D.W. Griffith and Cinematic Language: 1910-1919; 4. UFA and the German Studio System: 1919-1925; Critical Essay: "Caligari" by Siegfried Kracauer; 5. The Impact of D.W. Griffith on Soviet Montage: 1919-1925; 6. The French Avant-Garde Tradition and Surrealism; 7. Hollywood Silent Films in the Jazz Age: 1919-1929; 8. Hollywood and the Sound Films of the 1930s; 9. French Cinema of the 1930s. Criticial Essay: "The Evolution of the Language of Cinema" by André Bazin10. The Hollywood Golden Years: 1930-1945; 11. Italian Neorealist Cinema: 1945-1954; Critical Essay: "Some Ideas on the Cinema" by Cesare Zavattini; 12. Hollywood at War and Postwar Paranoia: 1940-1954; 13. Postwar Japanese Cinema: 1950-1990; 14. Hollywood in Transition and Decline: 1955-1962; 15. Symbolist Traditions in the Cinema: 1950s-1970s; 16. The French New Wave, Part One: 1957-1968; 17. The French New Wave, Part Two: 1959-1980. Critical Essay: "L'Année dernière à Marienbad: The Narration of Narration" by Allen Thiher18. Postwar British New Cinema: 1956-1972; 19. The Italian Cinema of Fellini and Antonioni; 20. Hollywood Revival and the Anti-Myth Era: 1964-1976; Critical Essay: "Blow-Up, Swinging London, and the Film Generation" by Peter Lev; 21. New Italian Cinema of Pasolini and Bertolucci; 22. New German Cinema; 23. American Auteurs: Allen, Altman and Coppola; 24. Revisiting Genre Films in the 1980s and 1990s; 25. Third Cinema and Post-Colonial Narratives in Africa, Latin America and Asia. Critical Essay: "From a Hybrid Place" by Trinh T. Minh-Ha with Judith Mayne26. Revisioning History: Contesting Colonialism; 27. Contemporary Canadian Filmmakers: 1987-2007; 28. Cultural Politics: Contemporary Inquiries into a "War on Terrorism"; Index.

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