The Unsilvered Screen
Surrealism on Film
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Unsilvered Screen by Graeme Harper
Book DescriptionLuis Bunuel once recalled that 'the real purpose of Surrealism was not to create a new literary, artistic or even philosophical movement, but to explode the social order, to transform life itself'. Naturally drawn to such comments, here in this volume leading critics from the UK, US, Australia, Canada and Japan offer fresh, and some-times provocative views of canonical Surrealist works from Bunuel, Jan Svankmajer and David Lynch, alongside lively analyses of surprisingly surrealist aspects of contemporary Japanese, Russian and British cinema, Disney animation, digital cinema and documentary. "The Unsilvered Screen" thus explores the vibrant effect and considerable legacy of Surrealism on film.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781904764861
(250mm x 150mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Wallflower Press
Publisher: Wallflower Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Graeme Harper
Creative Writing and Education, Paperback (April 2015)
This book explores creative writing and its various relationships to education through a number of short, evocative chapters written by key players in the field. At times controversial, the book presents issues, ideas and pedagogic practices related to creative writing in and around education, with a focus on higher education.
Future for Creative Writing, Hardback (May 2014)
This is a compelling look at the current state and future direction of creative writing by a preeminent scholar in the field.
Companion to Creative Writing, Hardback (May 2013)
A Companion to Creative Writing comprehensively considers key aspects of the practice, profession and culture of creative writing in the contemporary world.
Research Methods in Creative Writing, Hardback (December 2012)» View all books by Graeme Harper
A guide to the modes and methods of Creative Writing research, designed to be invaluable to university staff and students in formulating research ideas, and in selecting appropriate strategies. Creative writing researchers from around the globe offer a selection of models that readers can explore and on which they can build.
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Author Biography - Graeme Harper
Graeme Harper is Head of Creative Arts, Film and Media at the University of Portsmouth. Publications include Swallowing Film (2000), Comedy, Fantasy and Colonialism (2001) and Small Maps of the World (2005). He is also the co-editor of the journal Studies in European Cinema. Rob Stone is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Media and Communication at the University of Swansea, and the author of Spanish Cinema (2002), The Wounded Throat: Flamenco in the Works of Federico Garcia Lorca and Carlos Saura (2004) and Julio Medem (2006).
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