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John Dos Passos and cinema

Author: Lisa Nanney
Publisher: [Clemson, South Carolina] : Clemson University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The first study of his little-known screen writing, John Dos Passos and Motion Pictures: Writing Film, Film Writing draws on previously unpublished manuscripts and letters to explore his cinematic methods and his controversial mid-career conservative political shift"--
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Nanney, Lisa, author.
John Dos Passos and cinema
[Clemson, South Carolina] : Clemson University Press in association with Liverpool University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2019011303
Named Person: John Dos Passos; John Dos Passos; John Dos Passos
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Nanney
ISBN: 9781942954873 1942954875
OCLC Number: 1089839205
Description: viii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: From the stage to the screen : "goin' to the movies..." in the Great War and the 1920s --
Experimental drama and Soviet constructivist theater --
The birth of an industry : setting the stage for the screen --
"Propaganda for peace": film and narrative in one man's initiation : 1917 (1920), Three soldiers (1921), and D.W. Griffith's Hearts of the world --
Soviet film : montage, the camera eye, and ideology --
"The world's greatest center of...propaganda" : Hollywood, the devil is a woman, and the big money --
Film writing : "dreamfactory," meta-film, and the politics of form --
Filming history and the Spanish earth : "what a man and a comrade has to do in --
Wartime" --
Filmic narrative into narrative film : "politics and the silver screen."
Responsibility: Lisa Nanney.

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"The first study of his little-known screen writing, John Dos Passos and Motion Pictures: Writing Film, Film Writing draws on previously unpublished manuscripts and letters to explore his cinematic methods and his controversial mid-career conservative political shift"--

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