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On the History of Film Style

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ISBN-10: 0674634292

ISBN-13: 9780674634299

Edition: 1997

Authors: David Bordwell

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Bordwell scrutinizes the theories of style launched by various film historians and celebrates a century of cinema. The author examines the contributions of many directors and shows how film scholars have explained stylistic continuity and change.
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Book details

List price: $47.50
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 1/15/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782

The Way Movies Look: The Significance of Stylistic
History Defending and Defining the Seventh Art: The Standard Version of Stylistic History
A Developing Repertoire: The Basic Story
Film Culture and the Basic Story
The Standard Version: Central Assumptions
Coming to Terms with Sound
Bardegrave;che, Brasillach, and the Standard Version Against the Seventh Art: Andreacute; Bazin and the Dialectical Program
A New Avant-Garde
The Evolution of Film Language
Toward an Impure Cinema
From Stylistic History to Thematic Criticism The Return of Modernism: Noeuml;l Burch and the Oppositional Program
Radicalizing Form
The Institutional Mode and Its Others
Living Shadows and Distant Observers Prospects for Progress: Recent Research Programs
Piecemeal History
Culture, Vision, and the Perpetually New
Problems and Solutions Exceptionally Exact Perceptions: On Staging in DepthIdeology and Depth
Making the Image Intelligible
Dumb Giants
Depth, Deacute;coupage, and Camera Movement
Redefining Mise en Scegrave;ne
Expanding the Image and Compressing Depth
Eclecticism and Archaism Notes