Recycled Culture in Contemporary Art and Film: The Uses of Nostalgia / Edition 1
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Recycled Culture in Contemporary Art and Film: The Uses of Nostalgia / Edition 1

by Vera Dika
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521016312

ISBN-13: 9780521016315

Pub. Date: 10/28/2012

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Vera Dika explores the reuse of images, plots and genres of film history from a broad range of critical perspectives. Examining works of art and film that resist the pull of the past, Dika provides an in-depth analysis within a variety of media, including performance, photography, Punk film, and examples from mainstream American and European cinema. Her study

Overview

Vera Dika explores the reuse of images, plots and genres of film history from a broad range of critical perspectives. Examining works of art and film that resist the pull of the past, Dika provides an in-depth analysis within a variety of media, including performance, photography, Punk film, and examples from mainstream American and European cinema. Her study analyzes avant-garde art work within the context of contemporary mainstream film practice, as well as in relationship to their historical moment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521016315
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2012
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Film Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

1. The returned image; 2. Art and film: New York City in the late 1970s: Jack Goldstein, Robert Longo, Cindy Sherman, Amos Poe; 3. Generic returns - the dream has ended: Badlands, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Shootist, The Last Waltz; 4. Re-considering the nostalgia film: American Graffiti, The Conformist, Rocky Horror Picture Show; 5. A return to the 1950s - the dangers in Utopia: Grease, Last Exit to Brooklyn; 6. Coppola and Scorsese - authorial views: Apocalypse Now, One From the Heart, The Last Temptation of Christ; 7. To destroy the sign: Gus Van Sant's Psycho, Geronimo, JFK.

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