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Jean Epstein : Critical Essays and New Translations.

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Main Author: Keller, Sarah.
Other Names: Paul, Jason N.
Published: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2012.
Series: Film theory in media history.
Topics: The arts. | Film, TV and radio. | Films, cinema. | Individual film directors, film-makers. | PERFORMING ARTS - Film & Video - General. | PERFORMING ARTS - Reference. | Music, Dance, Drama & Film. | Film. | Music, Dance, Drama & Film. | Film. | Epstein, Jean, 1897-1953 - Criticism and interpretation.
Genres: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Electronic book.
Online Access: JSTOR Open Access Click here for E-Book.
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (440 pages).
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9789048513840 (electronic bk.)
9048513847 (electronic bk.)


Language Note: En.
Summary: Filmmaker and theoretician Jean Epstein profoundly influenced film practice, criticism and reception in France during the 1920s and well beyond. His work not only forms the crux of the debates of his time, but also remains key to understanding later developments in film practice and theory. Epstein's film criticism is among the most wide-ranging, provocative and poetic writing about cinema and his often breathtaking films offer insights into cinema and the experience of modernity. This collection - the first comprehensive study in English of Epstein's far-reaching influence - arrives as several.

More Details for: Jean Epstein : Critical Essays and New T