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Bathed in the Fading Light

Michael Koresky

in Terence Davies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038617
eISBN:
9780252096549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038617.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the film career of British director Terence Davies. The cinema of Davies is one of contradictions—between beauty and ugliness, the real and the artificial, progression and ... More


Terence Davies and Bill Douglas: the poetics of memory

John Orr

in Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the latter part of the twentieth century, two indigenous visions arguably dominate in terms of vision, not in terms of output: in Scottish cinema that of Bill Douglas, in English cinema that of ... More


Terence Davies

Michael Koresky

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038617
eISBN:
9780252096549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038617.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Called the most important British filmmaker of his generation, Terence Davies made his reputation with modern classics like Distant Voices, Still Lives, and The Long Day Closes, personal works ... More


Introduction: romantics versus modernists?

John Orr

in Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

If there is a clash between romanticism and modernism in what is called ‘British’ cinema, it is as much internal as external. Most great directors in Britain are romantics to some degree and ... More


Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

John Orr

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the neglected relationship between romanticism and modernism in British cinema from 1929 to the present day. Encompassing a broad selection of films, filmmakers and debates, it ... More


Interview with Terence Davies

Michael Koresky

in Terence Davies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038617
eISBN:
9780252096549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038617.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview that took place at Terence Davies's home in Mistley, Essex, on October 16, 2012. Topics discussed include the influence of T. S. Eliot's The Four Quartets; whether ... More


Queering Articulation: Complicating Bricolage in The Long Day Closes

Benedict Morrison

in Complicating Articulation in Art Cinema

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192894069
eISBN:
9780191915192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894069.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter uses key ideas from queer theory in order to argue that the queerness of Terence Davies’s The Long Day Closes (1992) lies less in its protagonist’s presumed homosexuality and more in its ... More


The Afterlife of Art and Objects: The Cinematic Still Life in the Late Twentieth Century

James Tweedie

in Moving Pictures, Still Lives: Film, New Media, and the Late Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190873875
eISBN:
9780190873912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873875.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Like the tableau vivant, the cinematic still life experienced a stunning revival and reinvention in the late twentieth century. In contrast to the stereotypically postmodern overload of images, the ... More


Writing Liverpool: Essays and Interviews

Deryn Rees-Jones and Michael Murphy (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310737
eISBN:
9781846314476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314476
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Featuring interviews and essays from the likes of Alan Bleasdale, Terence Davies, Linda Grant, Roger McGough, Willy Russell, Levi Tafari, and Paul Du Noyer, the book asks if there is a distinctive ... More


Complicating Articulation in Art Cinema

Benedict Morrison

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192894069
eISBN:
9780191915192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894069.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Complicating Articulation in Art Cinema argues that art cinema, unlike classical film, draws attention to its disjointed, multi-parted form, but that criticism has too frequently sought to explain ... More


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