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Memory and Imagination in Film By Patrizia Lombardo

Memory and Imagination in Film
by Patrizia Lombardo

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Inspired by Baudelaire's art criticism and contemporary theories of emotions, and developing a new aesthetic approach based on the idea that memory and imagination are strongly connected, Lombardo analyzes films by Scorsese, Lynch, Jarmusch and Van Sant as imaginative uses of the history of cinema as well as of other media.
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Memory and Imagination in Film: Scorsese, Lynch, Jarmusch, Van Sant by Patrizia Lombardo

Inspired by Baudelaire's art criticism and contemporary theories of emotions, and developing a new aesthetic approach based on the idea that memory and imagination are strongly connected, Lombardo analyzes films by Scorsese, Lynch, Jarmusch and Van Sant as imaginative uses of the history of cinema as well as of other media.

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About Patrizia Lombardo


Patrizia Lombardo has taught at Princeton University and the University of Pittsburgh, USA. She now teaches French, comparative literature and film, and leads the project 'Affective Dynamics and Aesthetic Emotions', at the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Her publications include The Three Paradoxes of Roland Barthes; Cities, Words and Images: From Poe to Scorsese; (with Rallo Ditche and Fontanille) Dictionnaire des passions litteraires; (with Saetre and Gullestad) Exploring Textual Action; and (with Saetre and Zanetta) Exploring Text and Emotion.

Table of Contents


List of Figures Acknowledgments Abbreviations Introduction PART I: THE WONDER OF CINEMA: SCORSESE 1. Living in Manhattan in the 19th Century 2. Memory and Astonishment in Shutter Island 3. Style and Signature in Film 4. Bazin, Bresson and Scorsese: Performatives in Film Intermezzo 5. Jim Jarmusch's Philosophy of Composition PART II: EXPERIMENTING TIME AND SPACE: VAN SANT AND LYNCH 6. Minimalist Aesthetics in Gerry 7. Space and Long Takes in Paranoid Park 8. Lives on film: Gus Van Sant's Milk 9. David Lynch: Painting in Film Filmography Bibliography Notes

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GOR009738369
Memory and Imagination in Film: Scorsese, Lynch, Jarmusch, Van Sant by Patrizia Lombardo
Patrizia Lombardo
Language, Discourse, Society
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Palgrave Macmillan
2014-09-24
244
0230241719
9780230241718
N/A
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