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Parallel Lives: Poetics of the Postproduction Plot

Gary Bettinson

in The Sensuous Cinema of Wong Kar-wai: Film Poetics and the Aesthetic of Disturbance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139293
eISBN:
9789888313082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139293.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In this chapter, Wong Kar-wai’s narrative and narrational strategies occupy the center of analysis. The chapter situates Wong as a purveyor of complex storytelling, and locates his films’ ... More


Plot Construction: A Chaotic Geometry

Elisa Pezzotta

in Stanley Kubrick: Adapting the Sublime

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038938
eISBN:
9781621039822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038938.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how the unrelated sequences in Kubrick’s film adaptations are, on the one hand, inserted in symmetrical syuzhet structures, in which the end mirrors the beginning, and/or in ... More


Russian formalism

Genevieve Liveley

in Narratology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199687701
eISBN:
9780191841842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687701.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the reception of Aristotle’s Poetics by the Russian formalists (with case studies focusing on Shklovsky, Petrovsky, Tomashevsky, and Propp). It demonstrates that these Russian ... More


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