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Barthes, the Desire to Write, and the Prevision of the Work

Anne Herschberg Pierrot

in Interdisciplinary Barthes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266670
eISBN:
9780191905391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266670.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the connections between Le Lexique de l’auteur (the seminar of 1973–4 in which Barthes reflects on the genesis of the text that will become Roland Barthes par Roland Barthes), ... More


 Introducing Theories of Religion through Film: A Sample Syllabus

Gregory J. Watkins

in Teaching Religion and Film

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335989
eISBN:
9780199868940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335989.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reports on a course that successfully uses film to introduce students to the basic theoretical approaches to the study of religion. In conjunction with primary text selections from some ... More


Conclusion

Viola Shafik

in Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160653
eISBN:
9781936190096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160653.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Arab film making was only partly able to compete with “First World” cinema. It has remained greatly dependent on Western imports, technical know-how, evaluation, and partly even on Western financial ... More


Difference and Orientation: An Alexander Kluge Reader

Alexander Kluge

Richard Langston (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739200
eISBN:
9781501739224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739200.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book's author is one of contemporary Germany's leading intellectuals and artists. A key architect of the New German Cinema and a pioneer of auteur television programming, who has also written ... More


When the Movies Mattered: The New Hollywood Revisited

Jonathan Kirshner and Jon Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736094
eISBN:
9781501736117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736094.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The “New Hollywood” that emerged in the late sixties is now widely recognized as an era of remarkable filmmaking, when directors enjoyed a unique autonomy to craft ambitious, introspective movies ... More


Philip Kaufman

Annette Insdorf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036859
eISBN:
9780252093975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036859.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

American director Philip Kaufman is hard to pin down: a visual stylist who is truly literate, a San Franciscan who often makes European films, he is an accessible storyteller with a sophisticated ... More


Studying French Cinema

Sarah Perks, Isabelle Vanderschelden, and Andy Willis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733162
eISBN:
9781800342002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733162.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Taking a text-led approach, with the emphasis on more recent popular films, Studying French Cinema is directed at non-specialists such as students of French, film studies, and the general reader with ... More


The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Dennis Lo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Authorship of Place is the first monograph dedicated to the study of the politics, history, aesthetics, and practices of location shooting for Taiwanese, Mainland Chinese, and coproduced art ... More


Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters

Emanuel Levy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231152761
eISBN:
9780231526531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152761.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Through intimate encounters with the life and work of five contemporary gay male directors, this book develops a framework for interpreting what it means to make a gay film or adopt a gay point of ... More


Summary

Emily Hughes

in Studying Talk to Her

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733438
eISBN:
9781800342026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733438.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter summarises the study of Pedro Almodóvar's Talk to Her (2002). Talk to Her is a film that reflects the social and historical context of Spain and demonstrates many of Almodóvar's auteur ... More


Julien Duvivier

Ben McCann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719091148
eISBN:
9781526124111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091148.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is the first ever English-language study of Julien Duvivier (1896-1967), once considered one of the world’s great film filmmakers. It provides new contextual and analytical readings of his ... More


Robert Guédiguian

Joseph Mai

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096471
eISBN:
9781526124104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096471.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a comprehensive account of Robert Guédiguian’s numerous films since 1980, combining stylistic analyses with historical, political, and generic context. More importantly, it makes ... More


Aleksandr Sokurov: Shuffling Off the Imperial Coil

Condee Nancy

in The Imperial Trace: Recent Russian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195366761
eISBN:
9780199867394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366761.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Sokurov’s cinematic “ark,” to cite his best-known work, is hardly an inclusive, biblical congeries of all earthly animals. It is a gathering of elite gentility adrift in a catastrophe largely of its ... More


Aleksei German: Forensics in the Dynastic Capital

Condee Nancy

in The Imperial Trace: Recent Russian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195366761
eISBN:
9780199867394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366761.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In German’s Lapshin and Khrustalev, the child-protagonist witnesses events the meaning of which becomes evident only over decades. A similar ignorance, the filmmaker has suggested, could be found in ... More


Todd Solondz

Julian Murphet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042768
eISBN:
9780252051623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042768.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a comprehensive study and appraisal of the career of Todd Solondz, one of the key figures of independent cinema in the 1990s, whose box office fortunes have been in decline ever since ... More


Between Comrade and Queer:: Stanley Kwan’s Hold You Tight

Gina Marchetti

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The redefinition of “Hong Kong” occasioned by the Handover coincided with the re-imagination of the city in other ways as well. Produced within this charged political context, Stanley Kwan's Hold You ... More


Gary Larson and The Far Side

Kerry D. Soper

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817280
eISBN:
9781496817327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817280.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book explores Gary Larson’s unlikely career as the creator of the groundbreaking, syndicated panel cartoon, The Far Side. To help contemporary readers understand the controversial qualities and ... More


Kim Ki-duk

Hye Seung Chung

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036699
eISBN:
9780252093791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036699.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This study investigates the controversial motion pictures written and directed by the independent filmmaker Kim Ki-duk, one of the most acclaimed Korean auteurs in the English-speaking world. ... More


Lars von Trier

Linda Badley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035913
eISBN:
9780252095429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035913.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Scandinavia's foremost living auteur and the catalyst of the Dogme 95 movement, Lars von Trier is arguably world cinema's most confrontational and polarizing figure. Willfully devastating audiences, ... More


ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

E. Dawn Hall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411127
eISBN:
9781474444620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411127.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over her multi-film career, the American independent filmmaker Kelly Reichardt has established a highly individual perspectives on questions of gender, feminism, socioeconomics and sexual ... More


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