Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-15 of 15 items

  • Keywords: Maya Deren x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Introduction: Unfinished Business

Sarah Keller

in Maya Deren: Incomplete Control

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162210
eISBN:
9780231538473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162210.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides a background of Maya Deren's cinema. In her writings and films, Deren prompts reflection on interaction between and among sets of binaries: life/death, ... More


Maya Deren: Incomplete Control

Sarah Keller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162210
eISBN:
9780231538473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162210.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Maya Deren (1917–1961) was a Russian-born American filmmaker, theorist, poet, and photographer working at the forefront of the American avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s. Influenced by Jean Cocteau ... More


Conclusion: In Completing a Thought, A Last Word (for now …)

Sarah Keller

in Maya Deren: Incomplete Control

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162210
eISBN:
9780231538473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162210.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter examines Barbara Hammer's film, Maya Deren's Sink (2011), which deals with the material existence of objects from Maya Deren's life in connection with her films. Starting with ... More


“Dreams that Money Can Buy”: Trance, Myth, and Expression, 1941–1948

Richard H. Brown

in Through The Looking Glass: John Cage and Avant-Garde Film

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190628079
eISBN:
9780190628116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190628079.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the transformation of Cage’s temporal–mathematical compositional strategies in light of the audiovisual experience of the accompanied dance and its relationship to early ... More


Montage and Creative Cutting: My Mother: Demonology

Georgina Colby

in Kathy Acker: Writing the Impossible

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748683505
eISBN:
9781474426930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683505.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Acker’s practice of cutting and montage is the focus of the fifth chapter. A close analysis of Acker’s notebooks, the preliminary materials for My Mother: Demonology housed in the Kathy Acker Papers, ... More


Disassembling Vision Through Dimensional In-Betweens

Rebecca A. Sheehan

in American Avant-Garde Cinema's Philosophy of the In-Between

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190949709
eISBN:
9780190949747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949709.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines films that suspend the spectator between dimensional poles (flat and deep, left and right, up and down, still and moving, animate and inanimate). Denying the spectator ... More


It’s All by Someone Else

Robert Polito

in The Voice as Something More: Essays toward Materiality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656397
eISBN:
9780226656427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656427.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter takes on the trope of the poet’s voice, via James Merrill’s monumental poem The Changing Light at Sandover, which incorporates large swaths of voices from beyond the grave, dictated to ... More


Film Work

Howard Pollack

in The Ballad of John Latouche: An American Lyricist's Life and Work

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190458294
eISBN:
9780190458324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458294.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American

Latouche had a side career in film. This included writing songs for two avant-garde films by Hans Richter, Dreams That Money Can Buy and 8 x 8. He also wrote the narration for a Herbert Matter film ... More


Shakespeare in Slow Motion

Marjorie Garber

in Loaded Words

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The last several decades have seen a sustained interest on the part of literary scholars in the contexts of William Shakespeare's plays, from political, social, religious, and cultural history to ... More


The Reclining Nude

Emma Wilson

in The Reclining Nude: Agnès Varda, Catherine Breillat, and Nan Goldin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620245
eISBN:
9781789623581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620245.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Opening with a reflection on the woman rolling in the waves in Maya Deren’s At Land, this chapter draws out a series of thoughts on reclining. From the tradition of the reclining nude and the female ... More


Dance, Haiti and Lariam Dreams

Barbara Browning

in The Haiti Exception: Anthropology and the Predicaments of Narrative

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382998
eISBN:
9781781383971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382998.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter situates Katherine Dunham within the context of several important figures of the Afro- and U.S.-American dance world while reflecting on the role of Haiti in research in ways that ... More


Introduction: Philosophizing Films

Rebecca A. Sheehan

in American Avant-Garde Cinema's Philosophy of the In-Between

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190949709
eISBN:
9780190949747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949709.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The book’s introductory chapter situates its study of American avant-garde cinema in the context of the field of film-philosophy and the post-theory debates within cinema studies. The chapter ... More


Amos Vogel and Confrontational Cinema

RAYMOND J. HABERSKI

in Freedom to Offend: How New York Remade Movie Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124292
eISBN:
9780813134918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124292.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Amos Vogel, who was one of two (the other was his wife Maria) who sought to show avant-garde films in New York. Their idea for a film society came from their time as being ... More


Stan Brakhage’s Poetics

P. Adams Sitney

in The Cinema of Poetry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199337026
eISBN:
9780199370405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337026.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Poetry

After outlining the course of Stan Brakhage’s early career and the influence of both Gertrude Stein and Ezra Pound on his cinematic poetics, this chapter concentrates on the “Faust” and “Vancouver ... More


American Avant-Garde Cinema's Philosophy of the In-Between

Rebecca A. Sheehan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190949709
eISBN:
9780190949747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949709.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Can films philosophize rather than simply represent philosophical ideas developed outside the cinematic medium? Taking up this question crucial to the field of film-philosophy, this book argues that ... More


View: