Cinema of Loneliness: Penn, Stone, Kubrick, Scorsese, Spielberg, Altman (4th Revised edition)

Cinema of Loneliness: Penn, Stone, Kubrick, Scorsese, Spielberg, Altman (4th Revised edition)

By: Robert Kolker (author)Paperback

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An updated and expanded version of this classic study of contemporary American film, the new edition of A Cinema of Loneliness reassesses the landscape of American cinema over the past decade, incorporating discussions of directors like Judd Apatow and David Fincher while offering assessments of the recent, and in some cases final, work from the filmmakers-Penn, Scorsese, Stone, Altman, Kubrick-at the book's core.

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About Author

Robert Kolker is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Maryland and Adjunct Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia. He is the author of numerous works on film and media, including The Altering Eye; Film, Form, and Culture; and Media Studies: An Introductory Textbook.

Contents

Preface to First Edition ; Preface to Fourth Editoin ; Acknowledgments ; Introduction ; Chapter One Body's Montage, History's Mise-en-Scene, Contours of the Horizontal Line ; Chapter Two Tectonics of the Mechanical Man ; Chapter Three Expressions of the Streets ; Chapter Four Steven Spielberg, War, Superheroes, and the Digital Mise-en-Scene ; Chapter Five Radical Surfaces and Independent Means

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/07/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780199730025
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 568
  • ID: 9780199730025
  • weight: 736
  • ISBN10: 0199730024
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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