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Lukácsian film theory and cinema : a study of Georg Lukács' writing on film 1913-1971

Author: Ian Aitken; Manchester University Press,
Publisher: Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2018. ©2012
Series: Manchester Film Studies
Edition/Format:   Downloadable article : Document   Computer File : English
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Lukácsian film theory and cinema explores Georg Lukács' writings on film. The Hungarian Marxist critic Georg Lukács is primarily known as a literary theorist, but he also wrote extensively on the cinema. These writings have remained little known in the English-speaking world because the great majority of them have never actually been translated into English - until now. Aitken has gathered together the most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Aitken, Ian.
Lukácsian film theory and cinema : a study of Georg Lukács' writings on film, 1913-71.
Manchester, UK. : Manchester University Press, 2012
Named Person: György Lukács; György Lukács
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Article, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Aitken; Manchester University Press,
ISBN: 9781526129642 1526129647
OCLC Number: 1149149860
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Made available via: manchesterhive.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2018. Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Target Audience: Scholars and students working within the fields of film studies, literary studies, intellectual history, media and cultural studies.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 283 pages)
Details: Mode of access: internet via World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Acrobat or other PDF reader (latest version recommended), Internet Explorer or other browser (latest version recommended).
Contents: Introduction --
1. The early aesthetic and 'Thoughts Towards an Aesthetic for the Cinema' ('Gedanken zu einer Ästhetic des Kino') --
2. Narrate or describe? Lukács' literary 'typology' --
3. Lukács' late aesthetic and film theory: the specificity of the aesthetic (Die Eigenart des Ästhetischen) --
4. The late writings on film, socialist humanism, and Toward the Ontology of Social Being (Zur Ontologie des gesellschaftslichen Seins) --
5. Lukácsian aesthetic and cinematic realism --
6. The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) (1963) --
7. Thoughts towards an aesthetic of the cinema --
8. Film --
9. Blue devil or yellow devil? --
10. Cultural manipulation and the role of critics --
11. Film, ideology and the cult of personality --
12. Technique, content, and the problem of language --
13. The expression of thought in the cinema --
14. Revolution, and the psychology of everyday life --
Conclusions --
Bibliography.
Series Title: Manchester Film Studies
Other Titles: Study of Georg Lukács' writings on film, 1913-71
Responsibility: Ian Aitken.

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