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Cinematic flashes : cinephilia and classical Hollywood, Rashna Wadia Richards

Label
Cinematic flashes : cinephilia and classical Hollywood
Title
Cinematic flashes
Title remainder
cinephilia and classical Hollywood
Statement of responsibility
Rashna Wadia Richards
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cinematic Flashes challenges popular notions of a uniform Hollywood style by disclosing uncanny networks of incongruities, coincidences, and contingencies at the margins of the cinematic frame. In an agile demonstration of ""cinephiliac"" historiography, Rashna Wadia Richards extracts intriguing film fragments from their seemingly ordinary narratives in order to explore what these unexpected moments reveal about the studio era. Inspired by Walter Benjamin's preference for studying cultural fragments rather than composing grand narratives, this unorthodox history of the films of the studio s
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1977-
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Richards, Rashna Wadia
Dewey number
791.430973
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1993.5.U6
LC item number
R495 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Motion pictures
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • ART
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Motion pictures
  • California
  • United States
Label
Cinematic flashes : cinephilia and classical Hollywood, Rashna Wadia Richards
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: inventing cinephiliac historiography -- Sonic booms: 1929 and the sensational transition to sound -- Show stoppers: 1937 and the chance encounter with chiffons -- Signature crimes: 1946 and the strange case of the lost scene (as well as the stranger case of the missing auteur) -- Apocalyptic antennae: 1954 and the end of storytelling -- Conclusion: the cinephiliac return
Control code
826293787
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253007001
Lccn
2012026048
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt16gj3fp
Publisher number
MWT11529105
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826293787
Label
Cinematic flashes : cinephilia and classical Hollywood, Rashna Wadia Richards
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: inventing cinephiliac historiography -- Sonic booms: 1929 and the sensational transition to sound -- Show stoppers: 1937 and the chance encounter with chiffons -- Signature crimes: 1946 and the strange case of the lost scene (as well as the stranger case of the missing auteur) -- Apocalyptic antennae: 1954 and the end of storytelling -- Conclusion: the cinephiliac return
Control code
826293787
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253007001
Lccn
2012026048
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt16gj3fp
Publisher number
MWT11529105
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826293787

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