The Cinema of Hal Hartley: Flirting with Formalism

The Cinema of Hal Hartley: Flirting with Formalism

by Steven Rybin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231850841
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/27/2016
Series: Directors' Cuts
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Steven Rybin is assistant professor of film studies in the English department at Minnesota State University, Mankato. He is the author of Michael Mann: Crime Auteur and Terrence Malick and the Thought of Film (2011) and co-editor of Lonely Places, Dangerous Ground: Nicholas Ray in American Cinema (2014).

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Hal Hartley: A Quality of Attention, by Steven Rybin
1. Up Close and Impersonal: Hal Hartley and the Persistence of Tradition, by David Bordwell
2. 'Young. Middle-Class. College-Educated. Unskilled.': Hal Hartley in 1991, by Mark L. Berrettini
3. 'Some Things Shouldn't Be Fixed': Frameworks of Critical Reception and the Early Career of Hal Hartley, by Jason Davids Scott
4. The Locality of Hal Hartley: The Aesthetics and Business of Smallness, by Steven Rawle
5. Hal Hartley's Romantic Comedy, by Sebastian Manley
6. A New Man: The Logic of the Break in Hal Hartley's Amateur, by Daniel Varndell
7. Not Getting It: Flirt as Anti-Puzzle Film, by Steven Rybin
8. Poiesis and Media in The Book of Life and No Such Thing, by Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns
9. Bodies, Space and Theatre in The Unbelievable Truth (and its American Precursors), by Zachary Tavlin
10. Parker Posey as Hal Hartley's 'Captive Actress', by Jennifer O'Meara
11. The Figure Who Writes: On the Henry Fool Trilogy, by Steven Rybin

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