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Sergio Leone : cinema as political fable

Sergio Leone : cinema as political fable

Author: Christian Uva; Fabio Battista
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Spectacle, myth, fable. These are the main categories that have traditionally defined Sergio Leone's cinematic production, but it is necessary to underline how much they are fuelled by a profound, layered political interest. Leone's cinema bears witness to a critical outlook both on the subjects it showcases and on its representational means. Far from any militancy and escaping ideological classifications, Leone's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Uva, Christian.
Sergio Leone
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2020.
(DLC) 2019039330
Named Person: Sergio Leone; Sergio Leone
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Uva; Fabio Battista
ISBN: 9780190942724 019094272X 9780190942700 0190942703 0190942711 9780190942717
OCLC Number: 1124772277
Language Note: In English, translated from the Italian.
Notes: Originally published in Italian as Sergio Leone : il cinema come favola politica by Edizioni Fondazione Ente dello spettacolo, 2013.
Description: 1 online resource (136 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Sergio Leone's short century --
Cinema between fable and political mythology --
Three sequences.
Other Titles: Sergio Leone.
Responsibility: Christian Uva ; translated by Fabio Battista.


Celebrated film director Sergio Leone brings to mind spectacle, myth, and fable. But what about the political aspects of his films? This book offers a sophisticated portrait of Leone's professional  Read more...


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