Matters of Gravity Special Effects and Supermen in the 20th Century

ISBN-10: 0822331195

ISBN-13: 9780822331193

Edition: 2003

Authors: Scott Bukatman

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This is a collection of accessible and wide-ranging essays on cinema, the body and the experience of modernity. The text reveals how popular culture tames the threats posed by technology and urban modernity by immersing people in delirious, kinetic environments.
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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 7/21/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Scott Bukatmanis Professor of Film and Media Studies at Stanford University. He is the author of many books, includingTerminal Identityand, most recently,Matters of Gravity: Special Effects and Supermen in the Twentieth Century.

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