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Theater and film : a comparative anthology

Author: Robert Knopf
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This comprehensive anthology assembles, for the first time in more than twenty-five years, essays by and interviews with performers, directors, writers, and critics that examine the complex connection between theater and film. The text focuses on the evolution of the historical, cultural, and aesthetic relationship between the two media."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Knopf
ISBN: 0300103360 9780300103366
OCLC Number: 54806012
Description: xi, 440 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prelude : the director as superstar / Vsevolod Meyerhold --
Realism, romance, and the development of the motion picture / A. Nicholas Vardac --
The cinema of attractions : early film, its spectator, and the avant-garde / Tom Gunning --
Berkeleyesque traditions / Martin Rubin --
Buster Keaton in the context of stage vaudeville and silent film comedy / Robert Knopf --
An embarrassment of riches : the impact of the classical stage on early Japanese cinema / Keiko I. McDonald --
Interlude. The filmmaker as creator / D.W. Griffith --
Realism and the cinema / Eric Bentley --
Theater and cinema / Andre Bazin --
Film and theatre / Susan Sontag --
Notes on theater-and-film / Stanley Kauffmann.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Knopf.

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"Robert Knopf's timely and unique anthology gathers some of the most important essays that bridge theater and film theory. It will prove to be an essential text on the subject."-David Krasner, Read more...

 
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