The Essay Film: From Montaigne, After Marker

The Essay Film: From Montaigne, After Marker

by Timothy Corrigan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199781706
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Timothy Corrigan is Professor of Cinema Studies, English, and History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of New German Film and A Cinema without Walls and an editor of Critical Visions in Film Theory.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Of Film and the Essayistic
Part I: Toward the Essay Film
Chapter One. "On Thoughts Occasioned by. . ." Montaigne to Marker
Chapter Two. Of the History of the Essay Film: from Vertov to Varda
Part II: Essayistic Modes
Chapter Three. About Portraying Expression: The Essay Film as Inter-view
Chapter Four. To Be Elsewhere: Cinematic Excursions as Essayistic Travel
Chapter Five. On Essayistic Diaries, or the Cinematic Velocities of Public Life
Chapter Six. Of the Currency of Events: The Essay Film as Editorial
Chapter Seven. About Refractive Cinema: When Films Interrogate Films
Works Cited
Index

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