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Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations

Tami Williams

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038471
eISBN:
9780252096365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038471.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Best known for directing the Impressionist classic The Smiling Madame Beudet and the first Surrealist film The Seashell and the Clergyman, Germaine Dulac—feminist and pioneer of 1920s French ... More


All-American Newsreel

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter talks about the genius of Philippa, well-known at a very young age as the “three-year-old colored kid in Harlem”, because at her age she could already read, write, and spell words. ... More


Tony Harrison and The Holocaust

Antony Rowland

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235064
eISBN:
9781846314254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314254
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book argues that Tony Harrison's poetry is barbaric. It revisits Theodor Adorno's apparent dismissal of post-Holocaust poetry as ‘impossible’ or ‘barbaric’. His statement is reinterpreted as ... More


Film

Christopher Gair

in The American Counterculture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619887
eISBN:
9780748671137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the concluding chapter, the focus remains on Hollywood representations of the counterculture. The chapter suggests, however, that from the mid-1960s, many counterculture-inflected actors, ... More


Reporting the Retreat: War Correspondents in Burma, 1942

Philip Woods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190657772
eISBN:
9780190686512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657772.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The British defeat in Burma at the hands of the Japanese in 1942 marked the longest retreat in British army history and the beginning of the longest campaign in the Second World War. It also marked a ... More


Other Avenues of Spanish News

David Deacon

in British News Media and the Spanish Civil War: Tomorrow May Be Too Late

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627486
eISBN:
9780748651368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627486.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter investigates the representations of the Spanish Civil War in newsreel coverage, photojournalism, and the editorial responses of weekly news periodicals. Anthony Aldgate's analysis ... More


Privacy, the Celluloid City, and the Cinematic Eye

Jessica Lake

in The Face That Launched a Thousand Lawsuits: The American Women Who Forged a Right to Privacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300214222
eISBN:
9780300225303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214222.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the cinematic camera’s recordings of women in urban public space. It examines claims to a right to privacy in relation to early nonfiction film in the form of cinema ... More


Yugoslavia A Defeated Argument?

Vesna Goldsworthy

in After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In one of the three personal essays in this volume, Goldsworthy argues that Yugoslavia as a defeated argument refuses to go away. She brings old documents and artifacts--her album, postcard, ... More


Film, Mobility and Urban Space: A Cinematic Geography of Liverpool

Les Roberts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317576
eISBN:
9781846317248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317248
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Drawing on multi-disciplinary debates surrounding the cultural production of place, space and memory in the post-industrial city, this book explores the role of moving images in representations and ... More


Why Documentary Filmmakers Keep Trying to Change the World, or Why People Changing the World Keep Making Documentaries (1984)

Thomas Waugh

in The Right to Play Oneself: Looking Back on Documentary Film

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645862
eISBN:
9781452945859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645862.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter introduces the works of Soviet film director Dziga Vertov, a pioneer in early cinema whose works influenced the cinéma vérité style of documentary filmmaking. Ever since Vertov first ... More


Beyond Vérité: Emile de Antonio (1977; 2008)

Thomas Waugh

in The Right to Play Oneself: Looking Back on Documentary Film

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645862
eISBN:
9781452945859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645862.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the nature of American documentary films of the 1970s and emphasizes their departure from the cinéma vérité traditional impulse that dominated the 1960s. It discusses three ... More


Newsreel Cameramen: Alec Tozer and Maurice Ford

Philip Woods

in Reporting the Retreat: War Correspondents in Burma, 1942

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190657772
eISBN:
9780190686512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657772.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the work of the only two newsreel cameramen filming the campaign, Alec Tozer and Maurice Ford. It raises the practical problems of filming in tropical and jungle conditions. It ... More


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