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The Religion of Art in an Age of Technology

George Pattison

in Thinking about God in an Age of Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199279777
eISBN:
9780191603464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279772.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Since early modern times, art has paralleled religion in its response to technology as illustrated by Ruskin’s thoughts on the colour purple. Heidegger also turned to art, especially the poetry of ... More


The Off-Screen: An Investigation of the Cinematic Frame

Eyal Peretz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600720
eISBN:
9781503601611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600720.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Off-Screen offers a comprehensive theory of film, a concise history of American cinema from Griffith to Tarantino, and a reflection on the place and significance of film within the general ... More


Temporality and Film Analysis

Matlida Mroz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643462
eISBN:
9780748676514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643462.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Temporality and Film Analysis is an invaluable contribution to scholarship on cinema and time. Matilda Mroz argues that cinema provides an ideal opportunity to engage with ideas of temporal flow and ... More


Andrey Tarkovsky’s Concept of Poetry

P. Adams Sitney

in The Cinema of Poetry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199337026
eISBN:
9780199370405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337026.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Poetry

This chapter draws on Andrey Tarkovsky’s writings to examine his claim that poetry is fundamental to the nature of cinema. It looks to Tarkovsky’s Sculpting in Time to reveal in detail the ... More


The Off-Screen: Shakespeare, Bruegel, Tarkovsky

Eyal Peretz

in The Off-Screen: An Investigation of the Cinematic Frame

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600720
eISBN:
9781503601611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600720.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The paradigmatic articulation for the modern age of the work of art’s relation to the “off” is Hamlet. Hamlet’s ghost, occupying the off-stage as the play begins, is a figure for the dimension of the ... More


Apocalypse and Sacrifice in Modern Film: American Exceptionalism and a Scandinavian Alternative

Jon Pahl

in Sacrifice and Modern Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199659289
eISBN:
9780191764752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659289.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the conjunctions between sacrifice and apocalyptic thought concerning the ‘end of the world’ in selected American and Scandinavian films. Following a brief theoretical overview ... More


Embodiment Problems: Adapting Solaris to Film

Nicholas Ruddick

in Lemography: Stanislaw Lem in the Eyes of the World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381205
eISBN:
9781781382141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381205.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses Solaris and its three film adaptations by Boris Nirenburg (1968), Andrei Tarkovsky (1972), and Steven Soderbergh (2002). Flawed as they are in different ways, each casts light ... More


Writing in the Zone

Michael Jackson

in The Other Shore: Essays on Writers and Writing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275249
eISBN:
9780520954823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275249.003.0019
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Considering the anguished lives of writers, one might be forgiven for concluding that writing is a compulsive-obsessive disorder that can only cause great misery and ruin.


Self-Projection: The Director's Image in Art Cinema

Linda Haverty Rugg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691234
eISBN:
9781452949505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691234.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is formed as a response to the question of whether narrative films can perform as autobiographies. This is a subject that has been treated only in a couple of essays as a theoretical field ... More


The Year 1966

András Bálint Kovács

in Screening Modernism: European Art Cinema, 1950–1980

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226451633
eISBN:
9780226451664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451664.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The year 1966 was an important year in the history of modern cinema because it represents simultaneously a summit and a turning point. It was a summit because many of the most important films of ... More


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