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Sidney Lumet : film and literary vision

Author: Frank R Cunningham
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Sidney Lumet's films have deepened our awareness of social, ethical and feminist issues (""12 Angry Men"", ""Running on Empty""). He is especially praised for his literary adaptations (""Long Day's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Cunningham, Frank R., 1937-
Sidney Lumet.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2001
(DLC) 2001278655
(OCoLC)47855660
Named Person: Sidney Lumet; Sidney Lumet; Sidney Lumet; Sidney Lumet
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank R Cunningham
ISBN: 9780813158266 0813158265
OCLC Number: 636421875
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 316 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Half-title""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Dedication""; ""Contents""; ""The Films of Sidney Lumet""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""1. A Cinema of Conscience""; ""Q & A: Heart of Darkness""; ""Power: Packaging the System""; ""2. The Loner and the Struggle for Moral Capability""; ""Equus: Martin Dysart and the Death of the Gods""; ""The Deadly Affair: Varieties of Betrayal""; ""The Fugitive Kind: Orpheus Ascending""; ""A View from the Bridge: The Consequences of Denial""; ""Daniel: The Understanding of the Past"" ""3. Woman and the Progress of Self-Understanding""""The Group: Kay's Fall and the Death of Dreams""; ""That Kind of Woman: Levels of Insecurity""; ""Lovin'Molly: Psychological Aspects of the Archetypal Female""; ""4. Lumet at Zenith: In the American Film Pantheon""; ""12 Angry Men: Toward an Imaginative Use of Reason ""; ""Long Day's Journey into Night: The Flight from Self-Knowledge""; ""Fail Safe: The Final Game""; ""The Pawnbroker: The Insistence of Memor""; ""5. Comic Misconnections and the Universality of Loss""; ""The Sea Gull: The Comedy of Compassion"" ""Bye, Bye Braverman: Death and Sympathy""""6. Major Films from Nonliterary Sources""; ""The Hill: Ambiguities of Order""; ""The Offence: The Repression of Disorder""; ""Serpico: ""Who Can Trust a Cop Who Don't Take Money?""""; ""Dog Day Afternoon: The Contemporary Urban Absurd""; ""Network: Crime at the Top""; ""Prince of the City: Film as Literature""; ""7. A Major American Director""; ""Afterword""; ""The Appointment: Film Form and the Objectification of Woman""; ""Running on Empty: Politics and Family""; ""Murder on the Orient Express: Nostalgia and Enchantment"" ""Just Tell Me What You Want Satire and Romance""""The Verdict: ""Long Road That Has No Turning""""; ""A Stranger Among Us: Feminism and Spirituality""; ""Guilty as Sin: Prince of Darkness""; ""Night Falls on Manhattan: The Coming of Wisdom""; ""Critical Care: Learning to Love the Dying""; ""Gloria: If You Love Me""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Responsibility: Frank R. Cunningham.
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"A competent and richly observed... pioneering full-length study. There is something pleasantly old-fashioned in Cunningham's auteurist approach." - Film Quarterly"

 
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