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Bringing the undead to life

Cristina Massaccesi

in Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780993238451
eISBN:
9781800341975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780993238451.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details the production of Nosferatu (1922). In line with the preferred working pattern of Weimar cinema that placed at its centre the so-called ‘director-unit’ — a system whereby each ... More


Modernity’s fatal addictions: technological necromancy and E. Elias Merhige’s Shadow of the Vampire

Carol Margaret Davison

in The Gothic and Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Taking as its point of focus E. Elias Merhige’s Shadow of the Vampire (2000), a cinematic mise-en-abîme homage to, and a self-referential twenty-first century commentary on F. W. Murnau’s Nosferatu, ... More


Pure Cinema in Context

Bruce Isaacs

in The Art of Pure Cinema: Hitchcock and His Imitators

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190889951
eISBN:
9780190889999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889951.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Pure cinema is situated in terms of a larger aesthetic narrative that involves visual artists, theorists, intellectuals, and avant-garde filmmakers such as René Clair, Germaine Dulac, and Sergei ... More


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