Cinema and Modernism (Heftet)

Serie: Critical Quarterly Book Series 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2007
Antall sider: 224
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405159821
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Omtale Cinema and Modernism
This study revolutionises our understanding of both literary modernism and early cinema. Trotter draws on the most recent scholarship in English and film studies to demonstrate how central cinema as a recording medium was to Joyce, Eliot and Woolf, and how modernist were the concerns of Chaplin and Griffith. This book rewrites the cultural history of the early twentieth century, showing how film technology and modernist aesthetics combined to explore the limits of the human. * Offers major re-interpretations of key Modernist works, including Ulysses, The Waste Land, and To the Lighthouse * Explores film and film-going in works by Henry James, Frank Norris, Rudyard Kipling, Katherine Mansfield, and Elizabeth Bowen * Offers original analyses of crucial phases in the careers of two of the most celebrated film-makers of the silent era, D.W. Griffith and Charlie Chaplin

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