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Road movies : from Muybridge and Méliès to Lynch and Kiarostami

Author: Devin Orgeron. ; Devin Orgeron
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Road Movies engages with two foundational twentieth century technologies: cinematic and automotive. It is a book about road movies, a genre burdened by its own seductiveness. It is also, however, a book about images of human mobility more generally and the social function those images have served. From Eadweard Muybridge's pre-cinematic experiments through contemporary films by David Lynch and Abbas Kiarostami, road  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Orgeron, Devin.
Road movies.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)608158686
Online version:
Orgeron, Devin.
Road movies.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)609246766
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Devin Orgeron. ; Devin Orgeron
ISBN: 9780230601277 0230601278
OCLC Number: 123079297
Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Road Work Ahead; Early Cinema and the Mobilization of Narrative; Highways and Trails: Postwar American Cinema and the Journey Home in Detour and The Searchers; Jean-Luc Godard's Breathless and the Road to the Road Movie; Misreading America in Dennis Hopper's Easy Rider; Kings of the Road: Wim Wenders and the Mobile Home Movie; Road Movies as Another Century Turns: Oliver Stone and David Lynch; New Directions and Intersections: The Road Re-Worked and the Case of Abbas Kiarostami.
Responsibility: Devin Orgeron.
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