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Taking place : location and the moving image

Author: John David Rhodes; Elena Gorfinkel
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2011.
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Explores how moving images both produce and are predicated on place


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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Taking place.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010048759
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John David Rhodes; Elena Gorfinkel
ISBN: 9780816665167 9780816678341 0816678340 0816665168 9780816665174 0816665176
OCLC Number: 903291220
Description: Online-Ressource (xxix, 376 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Contents: ContentsIntroduction: The Matter of PlacesElena Gorfinkel and John David RhodesI. Cinematic Style and the Places of Modernity1. From Venice to the Valley: California Slapstick and the Keaton Comedy ShortCharles Wolfe2. The Eclipse of Place: Rome's EUR from Rossellini to AntonioniJohn David Rhodes3. Tales of Times Square: Sexploitation's Secret History of PlaceElena Gorfinkel4. Derek Jarman in the Docklands: The Last of England and Thatcher's LondonMark W. TurnerII. Place as Index of Cinema5. The Cinecitta Refugee Camp, 1944-1950Noa Steimatsky6. Right Here in Mason City: The Music Man and Small Town NostalgiaLinda A. Robinson7. When the Set Becomes Permanent: The Spatial Reconfiguration of Hollywood NorthAurora Wallace8. The Last Place on Earth? Allegories of Deplacialization in Dennis Hopper's The Last MovieAra OsterweilIII. Geopolitical Displacements9. The Nonplace of Argento: The Bird with the Crystal Plumage and Roman Urban HistoryMichael Siegel10. The Placement of Shadows: What's Inside William Kentridge's Black Box/Chambre Noire?Frances Guerin11. Into the "Imaginary" and "Real" Place: Stan Douglas's Site-Specific Film and Video ProjectionJi-Hoon Kim12. Doing Away with Words: Synaesthetic Dislocations in Okinawa and Hong KongRosalind GaltIV. (Not) Being There13. Moving through ImagesBrian Price14. Living Dead Spaces: The Desire for the Local in the Films of George RomeroHugh S. Manon15. On the Grounds of TelevisionMeghan SutherlandAcknowledgmentsContributorsIndex
Responsibility: John David Rhodes and Elena Gorfinkel, editors.


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