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1st Edition

Landscape and Film

Edited By

Martin Lefebvre

ISBN 9780415975551
Published May 30, 2006 by Routledge
394 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Space, Setting, Landscape  1. The Invention of Place: Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub’s Moses and Aaron by Jacques Aumont  2. Between Setting and Landscape in the Cinema by Martin Lefebvre  Part 2: National Landscapes, Cultural Identities and Traditions  3. Toward a Genealogy of the American Landscape: Notes on Some Landscapes in Griffith (1908-1912) by Jean Mottet  4. The Course of the Empire: Sublime Landscapes in the American Cinema by Maurizia Natali  5. Asphalt Nomadism: the New Desert in Arab Independent Cinema by Laura Marks  6. The Inhabited View: Landscape in the Films of David Rimmer by Catherine Russell  7. Sites of Meaning: Gallipoli and other Mediterranean Landscapes in Amateur Films, c. 1928-1960 by Heather Nicholson  8. The Presence (and Absence) of Landscape in Silent East Asian Films by Peter Rist  Part 3: Early Film Landscapes  9. From Flatland to Vernacular Relativity: the Genesis of Early English Screenscapes by David B. Clarke & Marcus Doel  10. Landscape and Archive: Trips Around the World as Early Film Topic (1896 – 1914) by Antonio Costa  Part 4: Landscape auteurs  11. A Walk Through Heterotopia: Peter Greenaway’s Landscapes by Numbers by Bridget Elliott & Anthony Purdy  12. Landscape and Perception: On Anthony Mann by Tom Conley  13. The Cinematic Void: Desert Iconographies in Michelangelo Antonioni’s Zabriskie Point by Matthew Gandy

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Martin Lefebvre is Associate Professor in the Mel Oppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University, Montreal.