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Narration in Modern Cinema

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/9780226451664.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

By far the most spectacular formal characteristic of modern cinema is the way it handles narration and how that relates to storytelling. Modern art cinema's problem regarding narration was summarized ... More


[] Writing the “Great Plague”: Pepys and Defoe

Ernest B. Gilman

in Plague Writing in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226294094
eISBN:
9780226294117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294117.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter seeks to read Pepys and Defoe on the plague as reflecting, each in his way, a transitional aspect of the event: an engagement with infectious disease that hovers between the providential ... More


Impossible History and the Politics of Life

in William Blake and the Impossible History of the 1790s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226502595
eISBN:
9780226502618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226502618.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter analyzes the process of subjective organization in the illuminated books of William Blake, focusing on The Book of Urizen, The Book of Ahania and The Book of Los. It examines the ... More


The Depths of the Heights: Reading Conrad with Americas Military

Geoffrey Galt Harpham

in The Humanities and the Dream of America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226316970
eISBN:
9780226317014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317014.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The humanities have been the subject of an immense quantity of elevated rhetoric. Distinguished people have described and defended the need for a national investment in teaching and research in ... More


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