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