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Assemblage at the Household Chest

Rebecca M. Empson

in Harnessing Fortune: Personhood, Memory and Place in Mongolia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264737
eISBN:
9780191753992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264737.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Focusing on objects inside the household, this chapter explores how photographic montages and embroideries project different aspects of the person on to visitors to the house. These objects outwardly ... More


Realism (1)

Sam Rohdie

in Film Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992637
eISBN:
9781526104151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992637.003.0044
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Welles’ films have four evident features. They bring together and overlap different techniques and styles either successively or in a single scene and sometimes within a single shot (depth of field ... More


Realism (2)

Sam Rohdie

in Film Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992637
eISBN:
9781526104151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992637.003.0045
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Welles' films have four evident features. They bring together and overlap different techniques and styles either successively or in a single scene and sometimes within a single shot (depth of field ... More


Watching the red dawn: The American avant-garde and the Soviet Union

Barnaby Haran

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097225
eISBN:
9781526109705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097225.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Watching the red dawn charts the responses of the American avant-garde to the cultural works of its Soviet counterpart in period from the formation of the USSR in 1922 to recognition of this new ... More


“Spaces of Time through Times of Space”: Haunting the “Wandering Rocks”

Luke Gibbons

in Joyce'S Ghosts: Ireland, Modernism, and Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226236179
eISBN:
9780226236209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236209.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The importance of simultaneity in literary modernism is often taken to represent the triumph of space over time, but in the “Wandering Rocks” chapter of Ulysses, Joyce subjects synchronicity itself ... More


Many Dark Mirrors in Richard Wright’s 12 Million Black Voices

Perry S. Moskowitz

in The Politics of Richard Wright: Perspectives on Resistance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175164
eISBN:
9780813175195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175164.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter by Perry S. Moskowitz examines the politics of Richard Wright’s textual practices in 12 Million Black Voices. In particular, it focuses on how Wright responds to being tasked with ... More


John Dos Passos and Cinema

Lisa Nanney

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954873
eISBN:
9781789629781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954873.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

John Dos Passos & Cinema, the first study to use the novelist’s little-known writing for the screen to assess the trajectory of his prolific career, explores both how film aesthetics shaped his ... More


“Passion in Slow Motion”: Suite for Five and the Photographic Impulse

Carrie Noland

in Merce Cunningham: After the Arbitrary

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226541105
eISBN:
9780226541389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226541389.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

Cunningham began employing the photograph as content in "Extended Moment," a duet in Suite for Five that he choreographed for himself and Carolyn Brown in 1958. A study of the Choreographic Records ... More


“The Greatest Picture Ever Made”

Harlow Robinson

in Lewis Milestone: Life and Films

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178332
eISBN:
9780813178349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178332.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The subject of this chapter is the Oscar-winning film All Quiet on the Western Front. After discussion of why the Laemmle family’s Universal Studios wanted to make film of Erich Maria Remarque’s ... More


Alternative Cinemas

Keith Withall

in Studying Early and Silent Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733704
eISBN:
9781800342095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733704.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter assesses alternative cinemas. In the 1920s, there were a series of film movements that were motivated by very different interests than mainstream cinema, primarily political. The most ... More


‘Don’t mention the war’: The Soviet re-editing of Three Live Ghosts

Charles Barr

in The Translation of Films, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266434
eISBN:
9780191884191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266434.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Silent films were commonly adapted for foreign markets not simply by translation of intertitles but, when desired, by more radical change, both to the titles and to the whole structure and thrust of ... More


Didi-Huberman and the Image

Chari Larsson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526149268
eISBN:
9781526158277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526149275
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Didi-Huberman and the image is an introduction to French art historian and philosopher Georges Didi-Huberman. With an enormous body of work spanning four decades, Didi-Huberman is considered one of ... More


The White Line Nightmare

Martyn Conterio

in Mad Max

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781911325864
eISBN:
9781800342453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325864.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the directing style of George Miller in Mad Max (1979). The Mad Max franchise is known for its epic car chases, and one might say, in general, Australian filmmakers are ... More


Sound Montage

K. J. Donnelly

in Occult Aesthetics: Synchronization in Sound Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199773497
eISBN:
9780199358816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773497.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Montage theory remains at the heart of filmmaking and film studies, although many of its original concerns and insights have perhaps receded from view. Sound montage, theorized with the arrival of ... More


A Walk through Images

Elisa Mandelli

in The Museum as a Cinematic Space: The Display of Moving Images in Exhibitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474416795
eISBN:
9781474476577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416795.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the museums analysed in this chapter, cinema could be understood as a model for the very conception of the exhibition space. The chapter argues that, in some relevant cases, museum narrative could ... More


Maurice Pialat

Marja Warehime

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068225
eISBN:
9781781703267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068225.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

One of the most gifted directors of the post New Wave, Maurice Pialat is frequently compared to such legendary filmmakers as Jean Renoir and Robert Bresson. A quintessentially realist filmmaker, who, ... More


Radical Cinema

Lara Feigel

in Literature, Cinema and Politics 1930-1945: Reading Between the Frames

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639502
eISBN:
9780748652938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639502.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter describes some of the cinematic techniques or aspects of the filmic medium itself that are seen as crucial to the 1930s cinematic text. It then moves freely between silent and sound ... More


Mass Observing: The 1930s Documentary Gaze

Lara Feigel

in Literature, Cinema and Politics 1930-1945: Reading Between the Frames

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639502
eISBN:
9780748652938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639502.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the multiple and complex viewpoints that were combined in the documentary gaze. It also examines filmic technique, and in particular cross-class montage. In Bronislaw ... More


Framing fearful symmetry: La pelota vasca: la piel contra la piedra (2003)

Rob Stone

in Julio Medem

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072000
eISBN:
9781781701171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072000.003.0029
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Julio Medem's film La pelota vasca, which is a documentary about the Basque nationalist movement in Spain. La pelota vasca is a polyphonic patchwork of speakers on this ... More


Audiovisual Montage in Ivan the Terrible: Understanding Prokofiev’s Film Score Through Eisensteinian Sound–Image Theory

Katya Ermolaeva

in Rethinking Prokofiev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190670764
eISBN:
9780190670801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670764.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

While new scholarship on Prokofiev and Eisenstein continues to emerge, there has been surprisingly little written about Prokofiev’s film scores as they relate to Eisenstein’s theories on music and ... More


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