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Audience Pleasures, Attitudes and Perspectives 2: ‘Quality’, Literary Pleasures, Adaptation and Cultural Value

Claire Monk

in Heritage Film Audiences: Period Films and Contemporary Audiences in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638246
eISBN:
9780748651238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638246.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Heritage Audience Survey respondents' conceptions of ‘quality’ in relation to the period films they watched, and their positioning in relation to the ‘literary’ pleasures ... More


Adapted for the Screen: The Cultural Politics of Modern Chinese Fiction and Film

Hsiu-Chuang Deppman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833732
eISBN:
9780824870782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833732.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Contemporary Chinese films are popular with audiences worldwide, but a key reason for their success has gone unnoticed: many of the films are adapted from brilliant literary works. This book is the ... More


Cultural Identity and Genre

Viola Shafik

in Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160653
eISBN:
9781936190096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160653.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter analyzes certain common genres and their relation to prevailing sociopolitical and cultural conditions in the Arab countries. From the conventions and subjects of the respective film ... More


Heritage Film Audiences: Period Films and Contemporary Audiences in the UK

Claire Monk

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638246
eISBN:
9780748651238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638246.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The concept of ‘heritage cinema’ is now firmly established as an influential — as well as much-debated and contested — critical framework for the discussion of period or historical representation in ... More


Audience Pleasures, Attitudes and Perspectives 1: Visual Pleasure and ‘Authenticity’, Engagement and Escape

Claire Monk

in Heritage Film Audiences: Period Films and Contemporary Audiences in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638246
eISBN:
9780748651238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638246.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at Heritage Audience Survey respondents' self-worded testimonies to explore what these — and wider survey evidence — revealed about their viewing positions, film tastes, attitudes ... More


. ‘High Art’ Locally: The Screen Adaptations of Iug-Film

Maria Vinogradova

in Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Amateur film studio “Yug-Film” existed in the remote Russian town of Buguruslan for about four decades from 1957. During the years of its existence Yug-Film produced over 15 films, eight of them ... More


Demographics and Identities: A Portrait of the Survey Respondents

Claire Monk

in Heritage Film Audiences: Period Films and Contemporary Audiences in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638246
eISBN:
9780748651238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638246.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses the demographic backgrounds of respondents of the Heritage Audience Survey and a wider range of indicators of identity, with some comparative reference to the demographics of ... More


Boethius’ De consolatione philosophiae

Ian Cornelius

in The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature: Volume 1: 800–1558

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199587230
eISBN:
9780191820410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587230.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Written on the cusp of antiquity and the Middle Ages, Boethius' treatise De consolatione philosophiae was among the most influential works in the literary culture of medieval Europe. This chapter ... More


Tales from Mitteleuropa:: Mephisto; Colonel Redl; Hanussen

John Cunningham

in The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Hungarian director István Szabó's so-called Mitteleuropa trilogy: Mephisto (1981), Colonel Redl (1985), and Hanussen (1988). Szabó has protested against the widely held ... More


Prestige

Frank Noack

in Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Harlan’s switch from fast-paced comedies to high-minded, brooding art films. Maria, die Magd (Maria, the maid, 1936) is both a showcase for his wife Hilde Körber, who has ... More


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