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Vital crises in Italian cinema : iconography, stylistics, politics

Author: P Adams Sitney
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : 2nd ed
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First published in 1995, P. Adams Sitney's Vital Crises in Italian Cinema has become a work of enduring importance in the study of Italian films produced from 1945 to 196. Examining over twenty key works of the period, Sitney identifies and explores the major thematic crises at the heart of seminal films produced by the likes of Vittorio De Sica, Luchino Visconti, Michael Antonioni, and Federico Fellini. The debate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: P Adams Sitney
ISBN: 1283960869 9781283960861 0199893063 9780199893065
OCLC Number: 1162142558
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (283 p.)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface to the Revised Edition; Preface to Original Edition; 1. Introduction; 2. Rossellini's Resistance; 3. Visconti: The National Language, Dialect, and the Southern Question; 4. De Sica's and Zavattini's Neopopulism; 5. Between the Vital Crises; 6. Annus Mirabilis; Illustrations; 7. Antonioni's Psychoanalysis of the "Boom"; 8. New Wave Neorealism: Pasolini, Olmi, Rosi; 9. Conclusion; 10. Epilogue: Pastoral Education in Language and Politics; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Z
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