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Cinematic Vitalism : Film Theory and the Question of Life - by Inga Pollmann (Hardcover)
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This book draws new connections between twentieth-century German and French film theory and practice and vitalist conceptions of life from biology and philosophy. Inga Pollmann shows how the links between the two created a modernist, experimental, and cinematic strand of vitalism in and around the movie theatre. Articulated by film theorists, filmmakers, biologists and philosophers, this cinematic vitalism maps out connections among human beings, milieus, and technologies that continue to structure our understanding of film.
Number of Pages: 295
Genre: Performing Arts
Series Title: Film Theory in Media History
Publisher: Amsterdam Univ Pr
Author: Inga Pollmann
Street Date: March 26, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-52-6883
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