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Andre Malraux: A Hero of His Time

Joseph Frank

in Responses to Modernity: Essays in the Politics of Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239252
eISBN:
9780823239290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239252.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

André Malraux was a brilliant and exciting writer whose novels not only dramatized the crucial socio-economic conflicts of the time, but also endowed them with tragic, Dostoevskian dimensions. In ... More


The Expression and Critique of Cultural Policy: André Malraux and Pierre Bourdieu

in Intellectuals, Culture and Public Policy in France: Approaches from the Left

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312458
eISBN:
9781846316081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312458.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the role of André Malraux and Pierre Bourdieu on the expression and critique of cultural policy. First, it explores Malraux's founding of a cultural policy as head of the ... More


Responses to Modernity: Essays in the Politics of Culture

Joseph Frank

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239252
eISBN:
9780823239290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239252.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book consists of essays and reviews that address social, political, and cultural issues which arose in connection with literature broadly conceived in the wake of World War I, and extending ... More


Camera and Canvas: Emmer, Storck, Resnais and the Post-war Art Film

Steven Jacobs

in Framing Pictures: Film and the Visual Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640171
eISBN:
9780748670901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640171.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Referring to contemporaneous writings by Kracauer, Bazin and Malraux among others, the first chapter discusses the ‘Golden Age’ of the art documentary in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Supported by ... More


Nicola Chiaromonte: The Ethics of Politics

Joseph Frank

in Responses to Modernity: Essays in the Politics of Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239252
eISBN:
9780823239290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239252.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

André Malraux immortalized the essence of Nicola Chiaromonte in the character of Scali in L'Espoir (Man's Hope). A refugee from fascist Italy, living in Paris in the 1930s, Chiaromonte was a member ... More


Intertext and Political Margins in Jean Renoir’s Boudu Sauvé Des Eaux

Margaret C. Flinn

in The Social Architecture of French Cinema, 1929–1939

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380338
eISBN:
9781781381571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380338.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter shows that architecture and cinema had a privileged bond in the theorization of film (by critics such as André Malraux and Élie Faure) and its relationship to other arts in the 1930s, ... More


Culture Becomes Policy: Bande Dessinée as Monumental Architecture

Joel E. Vessels

in Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734447
eISBN:
9781621032786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734447.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the efforts of the French government in establishing cultural boundaries in France during Charles de Gaulle’s tenure. De Gaulle appointed his longtime friend, novelist, and ... More


Personifying the Musical Establishment

Colin Roust

in Georges Auric: A Life in Music and Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190607777
eISBN:
9780190607807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607777.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

As Auric’s film career continued to expand during the late 1950s and 1960s, he also held more arts administration positions. Perhaps the most important was his continuing presidency of SACEM. After ... More


Inhuman Arts: From Cubism to New Media

Ashley Woodward

in Lyotard and the Inhuman Condition: Reflections on Nihilism, Information and Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697243
eISBN:
9781474418669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697243.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Twentieth century European philosophy has seen many influential critiques of the technological dehumanisation process, often accompanied by appeals to the humanising powers of art as a potential ... More


The Sense of an Ending: Jean-Luc Godard’s Histoire(s) du cinéma

Richard I. Suchenski

in Projections of Memory: Romanticism, Modernism, and the Aesthetics of Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190274108
eISBN:
9780190274139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274108.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In the Histoire(s) du cinéma project, Jean-Luc Godard takes the historical friction created by his matrix of cross-references to the threshold of legibility, reviving the strategies of ... More


Conclusion: Making AIDS Matter

Robb Hernández

in Archiving an Epidemic: Art, AIDS, and the Queer Chicanx Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479845309
eISBN:
9781479822720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845309.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Galvanized by Terrill’s speculative art practice, This chapter proposes an addition to the archival body/archival space study model in the form of the virtual queer archival laboratory. Taking a page ... More


Toward the First Encounter

Sean J. McLaughlin

in JFK and de Gaulle: How America and France Failed in Vietnam, 1961-1963

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177748
eISBN:
9780813177755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177748.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at Franco-American relations during the first four months of the Kennedy presidency. The attention of both men was diverted by major crises during this period, but there was ... More


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