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Music and Cinema brings together leading scholars from musicology, music theory, film studies, and cultural studies to explore the importance of music in the cinematic construction of ideologies. The 15 essays include Songlines: Alternative Journeys in Contemporary European Cinema by Wendy Everett; Strategies of Remembrance: Music and History in the New German Cinema by Caryl Flinn; Designing Women: Art Deco, the Musical, and the Female Body by Lucy Fischer; Kansas City Dreamin: Robert Altman s Jazz History Lesson by Krin Gabbard; Disciplining Josephine Baker: Gender, Race, and the Limits of Disciplinarity by Kathryn Kalinak; Finding Release: Storm Clouds and The Man Who Knew Too Much by Murray Pomerance, and many more."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780819564115
ISBN-10: 0819564117
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 32mm)
Pages: 405
Imprint: Wesleyan University Press
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publish Date: 31-Jul-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Buhler

JAMES BUHLER is Assistant Professor of Music, University of Texas, Austin, and author of articles on film music, Adorno, and the music of Mahler. CARYL FLINN is Associate Professor of Film Studies, University of Arizona, and author of Strains of Utopia: Gender, Nostalgia, and Hollywood Film Music (1992). DAVID NEUMEYER is Professor of Music Theory in the School of Music and Leslie Waggener Professor in the College of Fine Arts, The University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of The Music of Paul Hindemith (1986) and articles on music in early sound film.