A Cinema of Loneliness (4th Edition) / Edition 4

A Cinema of Loneliness (4th Edition) / Edition 4

by Robert Kolker
     
 

An updated and expanded version of this classic study of contemporary American film, the new edition of A Cinema of Loneliness reassesses the landscape of American cinema over the past decade, incorporating discussions of directors like Judd Apatow and David Fincher while offering assessments of the recent, and in some cases final, work from the

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An updated and expanded version of this classic study of contemporary American film, the new edition of A Cinema of Loneliness reassesses the landscape of American cinema over the past decade, incorporating discussions of directors like Judd Apatow and David Fincher while offering assessments of the recent, and in some cases final, work from the filmmakers—Penn, Scorsese, Stone, Altman, Kubrick—at the book's core.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199730025
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/07/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.60(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Kolker is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Maryland and Adjunct Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia. He is the author of numerous works on film and media, including The Altering Eye; Film, Form, and Culture; and Media Studies: An Introductory Textbook.

Table of Contents

Preface to First Edition
Preface to Fourth Editoin
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter One. Body's Montage, History's Mise-en-Scene, Contours of the Horizontal Line, Arthur Penn, Oliver Stone, and David Fincher
Chapter Two. Tectonics of the Mechanical Man, Stanley Kubrick
Chapter Three. Expressions of the Streets, Martin Scorsese
Chapter Four. Steven Spielberg, War, Superheroes, and the Digital Mise-en-Scene
Chapter Five. Radical Surfaces and Independent Means, Robert Altman

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