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Title Early cinema and the "national" / edited by Richard Abel, Giorgio Bertellini and Rob King
Published New Barnet, Herts : John Libbey, ©2008
Bloomington, IN : Distributed in North America by Indiana University Press
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Contents Early cinema as global cinema : the encyclopedic ambition / Tom Gunning -- Nationalizing attractions / Jonathan Auerbach -- Images of the 'National' in early non-fiction films / Frank Kessler -- National and racial landscapes and the photographic form / Giorgio Bertellini -- Sound-on-disc cinema and electrification in pre-WWI Britain, France, Germany and the United States / Charles O'Brien -- Mind-reading, mind-speaking : dialogue in The birth of a nation (1915) and the emergence of speech in American silent cinema / Torey Liepa -- Living Canada : selling the nation through images / Marta Braun and Charlie Keil -- Early cinema and 'the Polish question' / Sheila Skaff -- Our Navy and patriotic entertainment in Brighton at the start of the Boer War / Frank Gray -- 'An England of our dreams'? : early patriotic entertainments with film in Britain during the Anglo-Boer War / Ian Christie -- 'The transport of audiences' : making cinema 'national' / Nico de Klerk -- Enlisting early cinema in the service of 'la plus grande France' / Panivong Norindr -- Teaching citizenship via celluloid / Marina Dahlquist -- Fights of nations and national fights / David Mayer -- Japan on American screens, 1908-1915 / Gregory A. Waller -- Nationalist film-going without Canadian-made films? / Paul S. Moore -- The cinema arrives in Italy : city, region and nation in early film discourse / John Welle -- Wondrous pictures in Istanbul : from cosmopolitanism to nationalism / Canan Balan -- The emergence of nationally specific film cultures in Europe, 1911-1914 / Joseph Garncarz -- The Norwegian municipal cinema system and the development of a national cinema / Gunnar Iversen -- Spanish lecturers and their relations with the national / Daniel Sánchaz Salas -- Joseph Dumais and the language of French-Canadian silent cinema / Germain Lacasse -- Localizing serials : translating daily life in Les Mystères de New-York (1915) / Rudmer Canjels -- Seeing the world while staying at home : slapstick, modernity and American-ness / Amanda Keeler -- 'A purely American product' : tramp comedy and white working-class formation in the 1910s / Rob King -- The 'Chinese' conjurer : orientalist magic in variety theater and the trick film / Matthew Solomon -- A note on the national character of early popular science films / Oliver Gaycken -- European melodramas and World War I : narrated time and historical time as reflections of national identity / Dominique Nasta and Muriel Andrin -- 'Cow-punchers, bull-whackers and tin horn gamblers' : generic formulae, sensational literature, and early American cinema / W.D. Phillips -- Early ethnographic film and the museum / Wolfgang Fuhrmann -- Black hair, black eyes, black heart : Theda Bara and race suicide panic / Mark Hain -- Who is the 'right' star to adore? : nationality, masculinity and the female cinema audience in Germany during World War I / Andrea Haller -- From Switzerland to Italy and all around the world : the Joseph Joye and Davide Turconi collections / Joshua Yumibe -- The imagination of early Hollywood : movie-land and the magic cities, 1914-1916 / Jennifer M. Bean
Notes " ... the ninth International Domitor Conference, held at the University of Michigan (30 May-2 June 2006)"--Page 2
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Motion pictures -- Political aspects -- Congresses.
National characteristics in motion pictures -- Congresses.
Nationalism in motion pictures -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Abel, Richard, 1941-
Bertellini, Giorgio, 1967-
King, Rob, 1975-
ISBN 0861966899
0861969154 (electronic bk)
9780861966899
9780861969159 (electronic bk)