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Title The cinema of attractions reloaded / edited by Wanda Strauven
Published Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2006


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Description 460 : illustrations, portrait ; 25 cm
Series Film culture in transition
Film culture in transition.
Contents Introduction to an Attractive Concept / Wanda Strauven -- Theory Formation ["The Cinema of Attractions"]. Attractions: How They Came into the World / Tom Gunning -- A Rational Reconstruction of "The Cinema of Attractions" / Warren Buckland -- The Cinema of Attractions as Dispositif / Frank Kessler -- Spectacle, Attractions and Visual Pleasure / Scott Bukatman -- Attraction Theories and Terminologies ["Early Film"]. From "Primitive Cinema" to "Kine-Attractography" / André Gaudreault -- From "Primitive Cinema" to "Marvelous" / Wanda Strauven -- The Attraction of the Intelligent Eye: Obsessions with the Vision Machine in Early Film Theories / Viva Paci -- Rhythmic Bodies/Movies: Dance as Attraction in Early Film Culture / Laurent Guido -- Audiences and Attractions ["Its Spectator"]. A Cinema of Contemplation, A Cinema of Discernment: Spectatorship, Intertextuality and Attractions in the 1890s / Charles Musser -- The Lecturer and the Attraction / Germain Lacasse -- Integrated Attractions: Style and Spectatorship in Transitional Cinema / Charlie Keil -- Discipline through Diegesis: The Rube Film between "Attractions" and "Narrative Integration" / Thomas Elsaesser -- Attraction Practices through History ["The Avant-Garde"]. Circularity and Repetition at the Heart of the Attraction: Optical Toys and the Emergence of a New Cultural Series / Nicolas Dulac and André Gaudreault --
Lumiére, the Train and the Avant-Garde / Christa Blümlinger -- Programming Attractions: Avant-Garde Exhibition Practice in the 1920s and 1930s / Malte Hagener -- The Associational Attractions of the Musical / Pierre-Emmanuel Jaques -- Digital Media and (Un)Tamed Attractions. Chez le Photographe c'est chez moi: Relationship of Actor and Filmed Subject to Camera in Early Film and Virtual Reality Spaces / Alison McMahan -- The Hollywood Cobweb: New Laws of Attraction / Dick Tomasovic -- Figures of Sensation: Between Still and Moving Images / Eivind Røssaak -- The Cinema of Attractions Reloaded "Cutting to the Quick": Techne, Physis, and Poiesis and the Attractions of Slow Motion / Vivian Sobchack -- Dossier. Pie and Chase: Gag, Spectacle and Narrative in Slapstick Comedy / Donald Crafton -- Early Cinema as a Challenge to Film History / André Gaudreault and Tom Gunning -- The Cinema of Attraction[s]: Early Film, Its Spectator and the Avant-Garde / Tom Gunning -- Rethinking Early Cinema: Cinema of Attractions and Narrativity / Charles Musser
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Motion pictures -- History.
Author Strauven, Wanda.
LC no. 2007427546
ISBN 9053569456