Antonioni: Centenary Essays

Antonioni: Centenary Essays

By: Laura Rascaroli (author), John David Rhodes (author)Hardback

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This collection of new essays by leading film scholarsaddresses Michelangelo Antonionias apre-eminent figure in European art cinema, explores his continuing influence and legacy, and engages with his ability to both interpret and shape ideas of modernity and modern cinema.

About Author

LAURA RASCAROLI?is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at University College Cork. She is the author of The Personal Camera: Subjective Cinema and the Essay Film (2009) and the co-author (with Ewa Mazierska) of From Moscow to Madrid: European Cities, Postmodern Cinema (2003), The Cinema of Nanni Moretti: Dreams and Diaries (2004), and Crossing New Europe: Postmodern Travel and the European Road Movie (2006). She is also the co-editor (with Patrick O'Donovan) of The Cause of Cosmopolitanism: Dispositions, Models, Transformations (2010). JOHN DAVID RHODES is ?is Senior Lecturer in Literature and Visual Culture at the University of Sussex. He is the author of Stupendous, Miserable City: Pasolini's Rome (2007) and Meshes of the Afternoon (2011), and the co-editor (with Brian Price) of On Michael Haneke (2010), and (with Elena Gorfinkel) of Taking Place: Location and Moving Image (2011). He is a founding co-editor of the journal World Picture.

Contents

Interstitial, Pretentious, Alienated, Dead: Antonioni at 100/Laura Rascaroli and John David Rhodes.- Modernities.- Identification of a City: Antonioni and Rome, 1940-1962/Jacopo Benci.- Modernity, Put into Form: Blow-Up, Objectuality, 1960s Antonioni/Laura Rascaroli.- Revisiting Zabriskie Point/Angelo Restivo.- Reporter, Soldier, Detective, Spy: Watching The Passenger/Robert S. C. Gordon.- Aesthetics.- 'Making Love on the Shores of the River Po': Antonioni's Documentaries/Leonardo Quaresima.- On L'avventura and the picturesque/Rosalind Galt.- Quasi: Antonioni and Participation in Art/Alexander Garcia Duttmann.- Face, Body, Voice, Movement: Antonioni and Actors/David Forgacs.- Medium Specifics.- Blow-up and the Plurality of Photography/Matilde Nardelli.- Ten Footnotes To A Mystery/Francesco Casetti.- Identification of a Medium: Identificazione di una donna and the Rise of Commercial Television in Italy/Michael Siegel.- Ecologies.- Antonioni's Waste Management/Karl Schoonover.- Antonioni's Cinematic Poetics of Climate Change/Karen Pinkus.- Antonioni and the Development of Style/John David Rhodes.- Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9781844573851
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9781844573851
  • weight: 765
  • ISBN10: 1844573850

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