Jacques Prevert: From Film and Theater to Poetry, Art and Song (Chiasma 12)

Jacques Prevert: From Film and Theater to Poetry, Art and Song (Chiasma 12)

By: Michael Bishop (author)Paperback

Up to 2 WeeksUsually despatched within 2 weeks

Description

A wide-ranging study of Prevert's promethean imagination and creativity in the interwoven realms of theatre, film, poetry, art, photography, and song, Michael Bishop's Jacques Prevert seeks to demonstrate the originality of a genial fabricator of image and word whose essential focus, unpretentious yet urgently felt, unintellectualised yet buoyantly and wittily intelligent, ever remains the quality of our daily being-in-the-world, the possibility of our self-transformation, the stunning availability - should we truly will it, and despite all that can weigh upon existence, above all ideologically - of joy and love and freedom.

Contents

INHERITANCE AND CLIMATE. From Romanticism to the First World War. Childhood. Final Apprenticeships. SOCIETY AND ETHICS. Social Structures, Ideology. Anarchy, Freedom. Language, Intelligence, Science. Children, People. Values? EMOTION. An Aesthetics of Emotion? Complication, (Com)passion. Fear, (Self-)punishment. The Marvelous. Laughter. (Self-)love. Festivity, Joy. EARTH. Profundity, Beauty. Recognition, Embrace. Animals. Trees. Other Things. Streets. ART. Picasso. Miro. Calder. Henriquez. Leger. Braque. Klee. Ribemont-Dessaignes. Charbonnier. From Chagall and Giacometti to Vasarely and Magritte. Prevert's Collages. FILM, THEATER, PHOTOGRAPHY. Film: Beginnings. Film: Preferences. Film: Creations. Theater: Octobre. Theater: Beyond Octobre. Photography: From Ronis to Boubat. Photography: Ylla, Villers, Doisneau, Izis. SONG AND SPEECH. Song: From Fernandel, Cora Vaucaire and Edith Piaf to Serge Reggiani, Yves Montand and Marlene Dietrich. Speech: Literature, Genre, Word. Form? Play and Purpose. ORIGINALITIES. Writing Around Prevert. Writing Beyond Prevert. Selected Bibliography.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789042013292
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 170
  • ID: 9789042013292
  • weight: 299
  • ISBN10: 904201329X

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close