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Traditions in World Cinema

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Title: Traditions in World Cinema
Author: Badley, Linda (Ed)
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Description: The core volume in the Traditions in World Cinema series, this book brings together a colourful and wide-ranging collection of world cinematic traditions - national, regional and global - all of which are in need of introduction, investigation and, in some cases, critical reassessment. Topics include: German expressionism, Italian neorealism, French New Wave, British new wave, Czech new wave, Danish Dogma, post-Communist cinema, Brazilian post-Cinema Novo, new Argentine cinema, pre-revolutionary African traditions, Israeli persecution films, new Iranian cinema, Hindi film songs, Chinese wenyi pian melodrama, Japanese horror, new Hollywood cinema and global found footage cinema. Features *Includes a preface by Toby Miller. *Each chapter covers a key world cinema tradition and is written by an expert in the field: Roy Armes, Nitzan Ben-Shaul, Peter Bondanella, Corey Creekmur, Adrian Danks, Peter Hames, Randal Johnson, Robert Kolker, Myrto Konstantarakos, Jay McRoy, Negar Mottahedeh, Richard Neupert, Christina Stojanova, J.P. Telotte, Stephen Teo. *Traditions are examined from a wide range of views and include historical, social, cultural and industrial perspectives.

Review: Traditions in World Cinema takes a more sophisticated and wide-ranging approach! This collection contains plenty of useful and informative material [and] several chapters throw light on neglected corners of cinematic history. Times Higher Education Traditions in World Cinema takes a more sophisticated and wide-ranging approach! This collection contains plenty of useful and informative material [and] several chapters throw light on neglected corners of cinematic history.

Contents: Preface (Toby Miller); Introduction (Linda Badley & R. Barton Palmer); I. European Traditions; 1. German Expressionism (J.P. Telotte); 2. Italian Neorealism (Peter Bondanella); 3. The French New Wave (Richard Neupert); 4. The British New Wave (R. Barton Palmer); II. Central, Eastern and Northern European Traditions; 5. The Czechoslovak New Wave (Peter Hames); 6. Danish Dogma (Linda Badley); 7. Post-Communist Cinema (Christina Stojanova); III. South American Traditions; 8. Post-Cinema Novo Brazilian Cinema (Randal Johnson); 9. New Argentine Cinema (Myrto Konstantarakos); IV. African and Middle Eastern Traditions; 10. Early Cinematic Traditions in Africa (Roy Armes); 11. Israeli Persecution Films (Nitzan Ben-Shaul); 12. New Iranian Cinema (Negar Mottahedeh); V. Asian Traditions; 13. Popular Hindi Cinema and the Film Song (Corey Creekmur); 14. Chinese Melodrama (Stephen Teo); 15. Japanese Horror Cinema (Jay McRoy); VI. American and Transnational Traditions; 16. The 'New' American Cinema (Robert Kolker); 17. The Global Art of Found Footage Cinema (Adrian Danks).

Author Biography: Linda Badley is Professor of English at Middle Tennessee State University, R. Barton Palmer is Calhoun-Lemon Professor of Literature at Clemson University and Steven Jay Schneider is Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Media Culture at the City University of New York. R Barton Palmer is Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature at Clemson University. Steven Jay Schneider is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Media Culture at the City University of New York.

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 08/12/2005
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780748618637
Publishing status: Active
Traditions in World Cinema