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Author Koskinen, Maaret.

Title Ingmar Bergman's The silence : pictures in the typewriter, writings on the screen / Maaret Koskinen
Published Seattle : University of Washington Press ; Copenhagen : Museum Tusculanum Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 208 pages) : illustrations
Series Nordic film classics
Nordic film classics.
Contents Introduction : "Whatever happened to Ingmar Bergman?" -- Backdrops and contexts. National cinema, art film, and the auteur -- The auteur contextualized -- Antonioni : "that perpetual foil to Bergman" -- Art versus business -- The auteur as star -- The art of reinventing authorship -- Censorship issues : sex, women, and Hollywood -- The silence at home : debate and controversy -- The silence abroad : "the Bergman ballyhoo era" -- Gender issues : now what about all these women? -- Director and actress : nudity and power relations -- Works in progress : intermedial variations. In the beginning was (the fear of) the word : notebooks -- From word to sound -- To music and painting -- In between words and images : manuscripts and screenplays -- Edits : too many words -- Sex and the city : the eroticism of language -- The published screenplay : senses and synesthetics -- Excursion : flash forward to a writer let loose -- The finished film. Framing the senses -- Sounds and linguistic voids -- Beginnings : windows and sights -- Paintings and tableaux vivants -- The phenomenology of vision : hotel excursions -- The eroticism of vision : mirrors and doorways -- The close-up : the Bergman icon -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-196), filmography (pages 147-149) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Tystnaden (Motion picture)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0295801956 (electronic bk.)
9780295801957 (electronic bk.)