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Author Bergan, Ronald, author

Title Sergei Eisenstein : a life in conflict / Ronald Bergan
Edition First Arcade edition
Published New York : Arcade Publishing, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 384 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface to the 2016 Edition; Author's Note; Acknowledgements; Prologue: Yo!; Part I Enthusiasm; 1 The Childhood of Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein; 2 Revolution!; 3 Agitka!; 4 Ciné-Fist!; 5 Fire!; 6 Forward, Comrades!; 7 Poet and Peasant; Part II Mr Eisenstein in the Land of the Capitalists; 8 Western Approaches; 9 A Russian in Paris; 10 Hollywood and Bust; 11 Trouble in Paradise; Part III Back in the Ussr; 12 The Rules of the Game; 13 'The Old Man'; 14 Crimes and Misdemeanours; 15 Heroes and Villains; 16 The Earthly Tsar; 17 Danse Macabre
Epilogue: Taking Tea in Eisenstein's BrainFilmography; Bibliography; Notes; Photo Insert
Summary Now back in print, this acclaimed biography reassesses a titan of early cinema based on new material released after the fall of the Soviet Union. Sergei Eisenstein: A Life in Conflict tells the dramatic story of one of world cinema's towering geniuses and principal theorists. Ronald Bergan details Eisenstein's life from his precocious childhood to his explosion onto the avant-garde scene in revolutionary Russia, through his groundbreaking film career, his relationships with authors and artists such as James Joyce and Walt Disney, and his untimely death at age fifty. Eisenstein's landmark films
Bibliography Filmography: pages 359-361
Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Eisenstein, Sergei, 1898-1948.
Motion picture producers and directors -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1628726261 (electronic bk)
9781628726268 (electronic bk)