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At the End of the Street in the Shadow Orson Welles and the City

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ISBN-10: 0231173407

ISBN-13: 9780231173407

Edition: 2016

Authors: Matthew Asprey Gear

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The films of Orson Welles inhabit the spaces of cities--from America's industrializing midlandto its noirish borderlands, from Europe's medieval fortresses to its Kafkaesque labyrinths and postwar rubblescapes. His movies take us through dark streets to confront nightmarish struggles for power, the carnivalesque and bizarre, and the shadows and light of human character.This ambitious new study explores Welles's vision of cities by following recurring themes across his work, including urban transformation, race relations and fascism, the utopian promise of cosmopolitanism, and romantic nostalgia for archaic forms of urban culture. It focuses on the personal and political foundation of…    
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Book details

List price: $105.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Wallflower Press
Publication date: 2/16/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 0.62" wide x 0.96" long x 0.09" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English