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Pina Bausch's Dance Theatre: Tracing the Evolution of Tanztheater (Edinburgh Critical Studies in Modernism Drama and Performance)
Pina Bausch's Dance Theatre: Tracing the Evolution of Tanztheater (Edinburgh Critical Studies in Modernism Drama and Performance)
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ean: 9781474436830, isbn: 1474436838,

This book presents a new reading of Pina Bausch's dance theatre, orienting it within an international legacy of performance practice. The discussion considers not only the influence of German and American modern dance on Bausch's work but, crucially,...


US Independent Film After 1989: Possible Films
US Independent Film After 1989: Possible Films
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ean: 9780748692446, isbn: 0748692444,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
In 20 close studies of single films, leading figures in cinema studies consider how received notions of indie style, politics, and practitioners can be questioned, and in this way account for a larger body of work than the dominant canon reflects....


Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture
Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture
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ean: 9780748695478, isbn: 0748695478,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
Special Affects retells the emergence of Disney animation and classical Hollywood cinema from the perspective of affect and the embodied modes of generating affection. The emergence of these media enables new modes of perception that create 'special'...


Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012
Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012
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ean: 9780748693542, isbn: 0748693548,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
This reader is the first to bring together a selection of Mann's own interviews where he reflects on his film and television productions. The sixteen interviews provide historical context, interpretation and evaluation of the auteur's work. They enco...


James Benning's Environments: Politics, Ecology, Duration
James Benning's Environments: Politics, Ecology, Duration
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ean: 9781474417945, isbn: 1474417949,

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For more than forty years, the experimental filmmaker James Benning has been engaged in a systematic investigation of the relations between man, landscape, and the filmic medium, and during the last decade it has become increasingly clear how much th...


Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity
Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity
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mpn: 9781474409391, ean: 9781474409391, isbn: 1474409393,

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The first truly interdisciplinary analysis to link Douglas Sirk's striking visual aesthetic to key movements in twentieth century art and architecture, this book reveals how the exaggerated artifice of Sirk's formal style emerged from his detailed un...


George Cukor: Hollywood Master
George Cukor: Hollywood Master
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mpn: 35 b&w illustrations, ean: 9780748693566, isbn: 0748693564,

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George Cukor is one of the studio era's most famous and admired directors, with many of the American cinema's most beloved classics to his credit, including The Women, Gaslight, Adam's Rib, A Star is Born, and My Fair Lady to his credit. Not himself ...


The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro: Histories of the Everyday (Edinburgh Studies in East Asian Film)
The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro: Histories of the Everyday (Edinburgh Studies in East Asian Film)
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ean: 9780748696321, isbn: 0748696326,

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One of the most well regarded of non-Western film directors, responsible for acknowledged classics like Tokyo Story (1953), Ozu Yasujiro worked during a period of immense turbulence for Japan and its population. This book offers a new interpretation ...



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