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Screening the city / edited by Mark Shiel and Tony Fitzmaurice.

Contributor(s): Fitzmaurice, Tony, 1953- [editor.] | Shiel, Mark [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2003Description: vi, 312 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781859844762 (pbk.); 1859844766 (PBK.).Subject(s): City and town life in motion pictures | Motion pictures -- Social aspects | City and town lifeDDC classification: 791.43621732 SCR
Contents:
Uncanny spaces : the city in Ruttmann and Vertov /​ Carsten Strathausen Ruttmann's Berlin : filming in a "hollow space" /​ Martin Gaughan The city vanishes : Piel Jutzi's Berlin Alexanderplatz /​ Peter Jelavich "Cut out from last year's moldering newspapers" : Bruno Schulz and the Brothers Quay on The street of crocodiles /​ Tyrus Miller Architorture : Jan Svankmajer and surrealist film /​ David Sorfa Kieślowski's Dekalog, everyday life and the art of solidarity /​ Jessie Labov After the sixties : changing paradigms in the representation of urban space /​ Allan Siegel A nostalgia for modernity : New york, Los Angeles and American cinema in the 1970s /​ Mark Shiel The affective city : urban black bodies and milieu in Menace II society and Pulp fiction /​ Paul Gormley City spaces and city times : Bakhtin's chronotope and recent African-American film /​ Paula J. Massood Against the Los Angeles symbolic : unpacking the racialized discourse of the automobile in 1980s and 1990s cinema /​ Jude Davies Allergy and allegory in Todd Haynes' [Safe] /​ Matthew Gandy The Deleuzean experience of Cronenberg's Crash and Wenders' The end of violence /​ Darrell Varga The city reborn : cinema a the turn of the century /​ John Orr.
Summary: In this collection of essays, films are examined in terms of the relationship between cinema and the changing urban experience in Europe and the United States since the early twentieth century.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Uncanny spaces : the city in Ruttmann and Vertov /​ Carsten Strathausen
Ruttmann's Berlin : filming in a "hollow space" /​ Martin Gaughan
The city vanishes : Piel Jutzi's Berlin Alexanderplatz /​ Peter Jelavich
"Cut out from last year's moldering newspapers" : Bruno Schulz and the Brothers Quay on The street of crocodiles /​ Tyrus Miller
Architorture : Jan Svankmajer and surrealist film /​ David Sorfa
Kieślowski's Dekalog, everyday life and the art of solidarity /​ Jessie Labov
After the sixties : changing paradigms in the representation of urban space /​ Allan Siegel
A nostalgia for modernity : New york, Los Angeles and American cinema in the 1970s /​ Mark Shiel
The affective city : urban black bodies and milieu in Menace II society and Pulp fiction /​ Paul Gormley
City spaces and city times : Bakhtin's chronotope and recent African-American film /​ Paula J. Massood
Against the Los Angeles symbolic : unpacking the racialized discourse of the automobile in 1980s and 1990s cinema /​ Jude Davies
Allergy and allegory in Todd Haynes' [Safe] /​ Matthew Gandy
The Deleuzean experience of Cronenberg's Crash and Wenders' The end of violence /​ Darrell Varga
The city reborn : cinema a the turn of the century /​ John Orr.

In this collection of essays, films are examined in terms of the relationship between cinema and the changing urban experience in Europe and the United States since the early twentieth century.

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