Alternative Empires: European Modernist Cinemas and Cultures of Imperialism Martin Stollery

ISBN: 9780859896047

Published: April 1st 2000

Hardcover

256 pages


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Alternative Empires: European Modernist Cinemas and Cultures of Imperialism  by  Martin Stollery

Alternative Empires: European Modernist Cinemas and Cultures of Imperialism by Martin Stollery
April 1st 2000 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 256 pages | ISBN: 9780859896047 | 6.27 Mb

This is the first book to study representations of the non-Western world in European modernist cinema. In offering new perspectives on the history of Soviet montage cinema and on the British documentary movement, it connects with the growing body ofMoreThis is the first book to study representations of the non-Western world in European modernist cinema.

In offering new perspectives on the history of Soviet montage cinema and on the British documentary movement, it connects with the growing body of work analysing manifestations of orientalism, Eurocentrism and colonial discourse in the cinema.The book integrates theoretical discussion and textual analysis with primary source historical research, particularly into film reception. The case studies question received understandings of European film history, and offer new insights into canonical films already familiar to many readers.It is the first book length study of the subject and includes new insights into Fritz Langs Metropolis, Eisensteins October and the Griersonian Documentary as well as forgotten films of the period.

It is a useful teaching aid, with detailed analyses of films taught on most film studies courses



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