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War and film

Author: James Chapman
Publisher: London : Reaktion, 2008.
Series: Locations (London, England)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of remarkable breadth and scope, War and Film exposes the power of cinema in shaping our perceptions of violent conflict.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chapman, James, 1968-
War and film.
London : Reaktion, 2008
(OCoLC)132314894
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Chapman
ISBN: 1861895852 9781861895851 1861893477 9781861893475
OCLC Number: 327142042
Description: 1 online resource (283 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
War as spectacle --
War as tragedy --
War as adventure --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Locations (London, England)
Responsibility: James Chapman.

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From the onset of the film medium, directors have found war an endlessly compelling and fruitful subject for their art. This title examines the issues of truthfulness and realism that arise in  Read more...

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Given its size, its breadth of coverage in terms of both films and wars is truly impressive. This is a testament to James Chapman's expansive knowledge of the subject and astute abililty to select Read more...

 
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