Early Cinema in Russia and its Cultural Reception [NOOK Book]

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Yuri Tsivian examines the early cinematic form and culture in Russia from its 19th century beginnings as a fairground attraction to the early post-revolutionary years.
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Early Cinema in Russia and its Cultural Reception

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Overview

Yuri Tsivian examines the early cinematic form and culture in Russia from its 19th century beginnings as a fairground attraction to the early post-revolutionary years.
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Editorial Reviews

Julian Graffy
Early Cinema in Russia... with its fierce and intellectual curiosity, its exemplary subtlety of interpretation and the extraordinary breadth of its familiarity both with film texts and with texts about film, is a towering achievement...A work of fundamental importance.
Recent Studies of Russian and Soviet Cinema
Denise Youngblood
[Tsivian] is, in my opinion, the finest film historian of his generation in the former Soviet Union.
Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203992890
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 11/3/1994
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
General editors' preface
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Note on transliteration, translation and the Russian calendar
Foreword
Tom Gunning
Introduction
Part I
1. Early cinema architecture and the evolution of the social composition of cinema
2. Projection technique as a factor in aesthetic perception
3. The acoustics of cinema performance
4. The reception of interference
Part II
5. Shifting textual boundaries
6. The reception of the moving image
7. The reception of narrative categories
8. The receptions of narrative devices
Postscript
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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