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Literature, cinema and politics 1930-1945 : reading between the frames

Author: Lara Feigel
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats

This book tells the story of a generation of writers who were passionately engaged with politics and with cinema, exploring the rise and fall of a distinct tradition of cinematic literature.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lara Feigel
ISBN: 9780748639502 0748639500
OCLC Number: 740942319
Notes: 5550 - 5553 übernommen aus Titel PPN 320606333.
Description: x, 292 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Introduction; 1 Radical Cinema; 2 Mass observing: The 1930s documentary gaze; 3 The documentary movement and mass leisure, 1930-1945; 4 Camera Consciousness; 5 Framing History: Virginia Woolf and the politicisation of aesthetics; 6 'The savage and austere light of a burning world': The Cinematic Blitz; Afterword; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Lara Feigel.


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Lara Feigel expertly disentangles the historical from the aesthetic in what was the critical moment in the evolution of film - when it began to talk and, more importantly, talk politics. Solidly Read more...

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