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Romantics and modernists in British cinema

Author: John Orr
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a fresh and invigorating look at British cinema, John Orr examines the neglected relationship between romanticism and modernism from 1929 to the present day. Encompassing a broad selection of films, film-makers and debates, this book brings a new perspective to how scholars might understand and interrogate the major traditions that have shaped British cinema history.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Orr
ISBN: 9780748649372 9780748640140 0748649379 0748640142
OCLC Number: 804004056
Notes: Originally published in hardback by Edinburgh University Press in 2010.
Description: vi, 195 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Romantics versus modernists? --
1929 : romantics and modernists on the cusp of sound --
Running man : Hitchcock's fugitives and The Bourne ultimatum --
Running man 2 : Carol Reed and his contemporaries --
David Lean : the troubled romantic and the end of empire --
Trauma film from romantic to modern : A matter of life and death to Don't look now --
Joseph Losey and Michelangelo Antonioni : the expatriate eye and the parallax view --
Expatriate eye 2: Stanley Kubrick and Jerzy Skolimowski --
Terence Davies and Bill Douglas : the poetics of memory --
Into the new country.
Responsibility: John Orr.

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Romantics and Modernists retains Orr's characteristic pith and insight. What is more, with unconventional heroism it utterly dispenses with the all the notes, references, quotes and secondary Read more...

 
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