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World in a Frame: What We See in Films / Edition 25
     

World in a Frame: What We See in Films / Edition 25

by Leo Braudy
 

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ISBN-10: 0226071561

ISBN-13: 9780226071565

Pub. Date: 04/28/2002

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Now a classic, The World in a Frame covers the history of popular American films from the 1930s to the 1970s. Leo Braudy, one of America's leading film critics, gives an account of the histories of visual style and film genres, as ell as techniques of characterization—all in an evolving cultural context. This twenty-fifth anniversary edition includes a

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Now a classic, The World in a Frame covers the history of popular American films from the 1930s to the 1970s. Leo Braudy, one of America's leading film critics, gives an account of the histories of visual style and film genres, as ell as techniques of characterization—all in an evolving cultural context. This twenty-fifth anniversary edition includes a new preface addressing developments in film since 1976.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226071565
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Edition description:
1
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION Movies in Mind

SECTION ONE Varieties of Visual Coherence

SECTION TWO Genre: The Conventions of Connection

SECTION THREE Acting and Characterization:
The Aesthetics of Omission

INDEX OF FILMS

GENERAL INDEX

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