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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
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"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
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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.

Abstract:

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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