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In this updated and expanded version of this classic study of contemporary American film, Kolker reassesses the landscape of American cinema over the past decade, as he examines works likeMunich,A Prairie Home Companion,The Departed, andFunny People, in addition to classics by Arthur Penn and Stanley Kubrick.
Robert Kolker is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Maryland and Lecturer in Media Studies at the University of Virginia. He is the author of numerous works on film and media, including The Altering Eye; Film, Form, and Culture; and Media Studies: An Introductory Textbook.
Table of Contents
|Preface to the First Edition||p. vii|
|Preface to the Fourth Edition||p. ix|
|Body's Montage, History's Mise-en-Scene, Contours of the Horizontal Line||p. 17|
|Tectonics of the Mechanical Man||p. 106|
|Expressions of the Streets||p. 185|
|Steven Spielberg, War, Superheroes, and the Digital Mise-en-Scene||p. 262|
|Radical Surfaces and Independent Means||p. 349|
|Illustrations follow page||p. 446|
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