Cinema and Modernity / Edition 1

Cinema and Modernity / Edition 1

by John Orr, Orr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745611869

ISBN-13: 9780745611860

Pub. Date: 12/15/1993

Publisher: Wiley

This book discusses the complex relation between modernity and cinema, drawing particularly upon the European and American cinema during the second half of the 20th century.  See more details below

Overview

This book discusses the complex relation between modernity and cinema, drawing particularly upon the European and American cinema during the second half of the 20th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745611860
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/15/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

1. Film and the Paradox of the Modern.

2. Tragicomedy and the Cool Apocalypse.

3. The Double and the Innocent.

4. The Power of the Gaze.

5. The Absent Image and the Unreal Object.

6. Commodified Demons I: The Machine and the Mask.

7. Commodified Demons II: The Automobile.

8. The Strange Passions of Film Noir.

Notes.

Select Bibliography.

Select Filmography.

Index.

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