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Title Carmen : from silent film to MTV / edited by Chris Perriam and Ann Davies
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Series Critical studies ; v. 24
Critical studies (Amsterdam, Netherlands) ; v. 24
Contents Introduction; Space, Time and Gender in the Film d'Art Carmen of 1910; Geraldine Farrar and Cecil B. DeMille: The Effect of Opera on Film and Film on Opera in 1915; Carmen and Early Cinema: The Case of Jacques Feyder (1926); Shadow and Substance: Reiniger's Carmen Cuts Her Own Capers; A Carmenesque Dietrich in The Devil Is A Woman: Erotic Scenarios, Modern Desires and Cultural Differences Between the USA and Spain; Rehispanicizing Carmen: Cultural Reappropriations in Spanish Cinema; Putting the Blame on Carmen: The Rita Hayworth Version
Screen Politics: Otto Preminger's Carmen JonesThe Dissonant Refrains of Jean-Luc Godard's Prénom Carmen; Carlos Saura's Carmen: Hybridity and the Inescapable Cliché; Cinematic Carmen and the 'Oeil Noir'; The Turbulent Movement of Forms: Rosi's Postmodern Carmen; Carmen as Perennial Fusion: From Habanera to Hip-Hop; List of Contributors; Index
Summary Since Prosper Mérimée and Georges Bizet (with his librettists Meilhac and Halévy) brought the figure of the Spanish Carmen to prominence in the nineteenth century an astonishing eighty or so film versions of the story have been made. This collection of essays gathers together a unique body of scholarly critique focused on that Carmen narrative in film. It covers the phenomenon from a number of aspects: cultural studies, gender studies, studies in race and representation, musicology, film history, and the history of performance. The essays take us from the days of silent film to twenty-first ce
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Carmen (Fictitious character)
Film adaptations.
Form Electronic book
Author Davies, Ann, 1961-
Perriam, Chris.
ISBN 1423791452 (electronic bk.)
9401202788 (electronic bk.)
9781423791454 (electronic bk.)
9789401202787 (electronic bk.)