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War and cinema : the logistics of perception

Author: Paul Virilio
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1989.
Series: Radical thinkers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A suggestive analysis of military 'ways of seeing'. It reveals the convergence of perception and destruction in the parallel technologies of warfare and cinema.


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Virilio, Paul.
War and cinema.
London ; New York : Verso, 1989
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Virilio
ISBN: 9781844673469 1844673464
OCLC Number: 286422007
Notes: Translation of: Guerre et cinéma.
Description: vii, 118 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Preface to the English edition : The sight machine --
Military force is based upon deception --
Cinema isn't I see, it's I fly --
Abandon all hope, ye who enter the hell of images --
The imposture of immediacy --
The 'Fern Andre' cinema --
Sicut prior est tempore ita quo potior lure --
A travelling shot over eighty years.
Series Title: Radical thinkers.
Other Titles: Guerre et cinéma.
Responsibility: Paul Virilio ; translated by Patrick Camiller.


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