On Kubrick

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This book is a critical study of Stanley Kubrick's career, beginning with his earliest feature, Fear and Desire (1953), and ending with his posthumous production of A.I., Artificial Intelligence (2001). This book argues that in several respects Kubrick was one of the cinema's last modernists.

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Overview

This book is a critical study of Stanley Kubrick's career, beginning with his earliest feature, Fear and Desire (1953), and ending with his posthumous production of A.I., Artificial Intelligence (2001). This book argues that in several respects Kubrick was one of the cinema's last modernists.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781844571420
  • Publisher: BFI Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/2/2007
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 1,374,945
  • Product dimensions: 7.46 (w) x 10.47 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Meet the Author

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors' Professor of Communication and Culture and English at Indiana University. Previous publications include: More than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts.

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Table of Contents


Preface and Acknowledgments     vii
Prologue
The Last Modernist     1
Silence, Exile, and Cunning     9
Grotesque Aesthetics     24
Early Kubrick
No Other Country but the Mind     45
Dream City     52
Kubrick, Harris, Douglas
The Criminal and the Artist     67
Ant Hill     80
Dolores, Lady of Pain     97
Stanley Kubrick Presents
Wargasm     119
Beyond the Stars     137
A Professional Piece of Sinny     153
Duellist     170
Horrorshow     187
Late Kubrick
Warriors     209
Lovers     222
Epilogue
Afterthoughts     245
Love and Death in A. I. Artificial Intelligence     248
Filmography     269
Select Bibliography     281
Index     287
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