Through The Looking Glass: John Cage and Avant-Garde Film
Through The Looking Glass: John Cage and Avant-Garde Film

Through The Looking Glass: John Cage and Avant-Garde Film

by Richard H. Brown

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190628086
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/02/2019
Series: Oxford Music/Media Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Richard Brown earned a PhD in musicology from the University of Southern California. He has published articles on John Cage, experimental music, sound art, film music and copyright in The Journal of the Society for American Music, Contemporary Music Review, Leonardo, and American Music Review.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Audiovisual(ity/ology)
Chapter 1: The Spirit inside Each Object: Oskar Fischinger, Sound Phonography, and the "Inner Eye"
Chapter 2: "Dreams that Money Can Buy": Trance, Myth, and Expression, 1941-1948.
Chapter 3: Losing the Ground: Chance, Transparency and Cinematic Space, 1948-1958
Chapter 4: Cinema Delimina: Post-Cagean Aesthetics, Medium-Specificity, and Expanded Cinema
Conclusion: "Through the Looking Glass": Poetics and Chance in John Cage's One
Bibliography
Index

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