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Introduction

John Caughie, Trevor Griffiths, and María A. Vélez-Serna

in Early Cinema in Scotland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474420341
eISBN:
9781474444644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420341.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema history has tended to be defined by metropolitan cultures and dominant nations. This introduction and the chapters that follow challenges that view. At a theoretical level, it engages with ... More


Early Cinema in Scotland

John Caughie, Trevor Griffiths, and María A. Vélez-Serna (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474420341
eISBN:
9781474444644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420341.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This collection of essays, drawn from a three-year AHRC research project, provides a detailed context for the history of early cinema in Scotland from its inception in 1896 till the arrival of sound ... More


Straight lines and rigid readings: Arthur Seaton and the arc of flight

B. F. Taylor

in The British New Wave: A Certain Tendency?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069086
eISBN:
9781781701218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069086.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Karel Reisz's Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960). Saturday Night and Sunday Morning ends with Arthur Seaton (Albert Finney) and his fiancée Doreen (Shirley Ann Field) ... More


A Medium Is Always Born Twice…

André Gaudreault and Philippe Marion

in The End of Cinema?: A Medium in Crisis in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173575
eISBN:
9780231539388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173575.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter revisits a model of the “double birth of media.” The expression “the double birth of cinema” refers to, on one hand, the invention between 1890 and 1895 of a device for ... More


Porn Power: Sexual and Gender Politics in Li Han-hsiang’s Fengyue Films1

Yau Ching

in As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099876
eISBN:
9789882206625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099876.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter seeks to queer a part of Hong Kong cinema history considered to be most heteronormative through studying some of the most controversial works of one of the most prolific and influential ... More


Queerness

Glyn Davis

in Far from Heaven

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637782
eISBN:
9780748670864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637782.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter investigates in detail the queerness of Far from Heaven. The film's queerness can be determined in four specific ways. Firstly, in its bringing to mainstream audiences an ‘independent’, ... More


From Bleeding Memories to Fertile Memories

Nurith Gertz and George Khleifi

in Palestinian Cinema: Landscape, Trauma and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634071
eISBN:
9780748671069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634071.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter describes how the Palestinian documentary cinema created in the seventies in exile – in Jordan and particularly in Lebanon – responded to Palestinian ideology and to the role designated ... More


Phantasmagoria

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Most histories of the phantasmagoria are preoccupied with the relation between its moving pictures and the cinema, and focus on its technology—the ‘real’ that enables its illusions—rather than on the ... More


Introduction

Kamran Rastegar

in Surviving Images: Cinema, War, and Cultural Memory in the Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199390168
eISBN:
9780199390199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390168.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The introduction begins with a brief discussion of the role of cinema as a medium by which both historical and cultural memory have been shaped, as illustrated through the example of Birth of a ... More


Hal Hartley

Mark L. Berrettini

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035951
eISBN:
9780252093036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035951.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the late 1980s, Hal Hartley has challenged standards of realist narrative cinema with daring narrative constructions, character development, and the creation of an unconventional visual world. ... More


Stanley Kubrick: Adapting the Sublime

Elisa Pezzotta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038938
eISBN:
9781621039822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038938.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Although Stanley Kubrick adapted novels and short stories, his films deviate in notable ways from the source material. In particular, since 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), they seem to definitively ... More


Literary Projections and Residual Media: Cecil Hepworth and Robert Paul

Helen Groth

in Moving Images: Nineteenth-Century Reading and Screen Practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669486
eISBN:
9780748695171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669486.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between two influential figures in British early cinema, Cecil Hepworth and Robert Paul. Hepworth literally forged his cinematic vision out of Pauls’ discarded ... More


Vacancies: Tariq Teguia’s Rome Rather Than You (2006)

Suzanne Gauch

in Maghrebs in Motion: North African Cinema in Nine Movements

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262570
eISBN:
9780190262600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262570.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines Tariq Teguia’s Rome Rather Than You as a study of the relationship between moving image and meaning, as well as the influence that past cinematic images exert over the present. ... More


The Cinematic Apparatus and the Construction of the Film Celebrity

P. David Marshall

in Celebrity and Power: Fame in Contemporary Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816695621
eISBN:
9781452949680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695621.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the film celebrity. As a general discourse, the film celebrity occupies a central position in the development of the twentieth-century celebrity. Because of cinema’s history ... More


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