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Elusive Narrators in Film

George M. Wilson

in Seeing Fictions in Film: The Epistemology of Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199594894
eISBN:
9780191731440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594894.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In earlier chapters, it was argued that a movie fictionally “recounts” its story in audio-visual terms. On face of it, this implies that fictionally there is someone or something in the work that ... More


Decoding International Law: Semiotics and the Humanities

Susan Tiefenbrun

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195385779
eISBN:
9780199776061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385779.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Violations of international law and human rights laws are the plague of the 20th and 21st centuries. People's inhumanity to people escalates as wars proliferate and respect for human rights and the ... More


Introducing the Splat Pack

Mark Bernard

in Selling the Splat Pack: The DVD Revolution and the American Horror Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748685493
eISBN:
9781474406444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685493.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter introduces the reader to the Splat Pack, a group of contemporary horror film-makers such as Eli Roth, Rob Zombie, Neil Marshall, and Alexandre Aja. It examines how mainstream media hyped ... More


Anthony Asquith

Tom Ryall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064524
eISBN:
9781781703007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064524.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This is a comprehensive critical study of Anthony Asquith. The author sets the director's work in the context of British cinema from the silent period to the 1960s, and examines the artistic and ... More


Conclusion

Alan Clarke

in Alan Clarke

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068300
eISBN:
9781781702987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068300.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter portrays Clarke's ‘voice’ as a filmmaker, and reveals the ‘voices’ that his productions articulated. It discusses Clarke's interrogations relating to the state and media discourses ... More


The Figure in the Carpet: An Interview with Terence Davies

Michael Murphy

in Writing Liverpool: Essays and Interviews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310737
eISBN:
9781846314476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314476.008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter presents an interview with film maker Terence Davies, conducted on 8 May 2006 at Kettners Restaurant, Soho. Davies was born in Liverpool in 1945 and grew up in a working-class Catholic ... More


Cinematic Fictions: The Impact of the Cinema on the American Novel up to World War II

David Seed

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312120
eISBN:
9781846315190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315190
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book examines American cinematic classics and also looks at some lesser-known figures such as Karl Van Vechten and Tom Kromer. The phrase cinematic fiction has now been generally accepted into ... More


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