Amsterdam University Press
Late Bresson and the Visual Arts
Titel
Late Bresson and the Visual Arts
Subtitel
Cinema, Painting and Avant-Garde Experiment
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€ 98,99
ISBN
9789048533992
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eBook PDF
Aantal pagina's
272
Publicatiedatum
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15.6 x 23.4 cm
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Hardback - € 99,00

Recensies en Artikelen

"Watkins's approach refreshingly expands the scope of Bressonian scholarship ... Late Bresson and the Visual Arts sheds light on a part of the filmmaker’s career that has often been unjustly neglected, by way of commendable, high-level visual and intertextual analysis." - Marco Grosoli, H-France Review, Volume 20 (2020) "In his excellent book on Late Bresson and the Visual Arts (Amsterdam University Press 2018), Raymond Watkins argues that a blue-painted door evokes the work of Yves Klein. ... Watkins discusses the centrality of Schöffer's Lux 1 piece in the art museum sequence of Une femme douce = I fully concur with Watkins's reading." - Roland-François Lack, University College London, The Cine-Tourist

Raymond Watkins

Late Bresson and the Visual Arts

Cinema, Painting and Avant-Garde Experiment

De onderstaande tekst is niet beschikbaar in het Nederlands en wordt in het Engels weergegeven.
Critics have largely neglected the colour films of French film director Robert Bresson (1901—99). To correct that oversight, this study presents a revised and revitalised Bresson, comparing his style to innovations in abstract painting after World War II, exploring his affinities with such avant-garde traditions as surrealism, constructivism, and minimalism, and illustrating how his embodied style leads to a complex form of intermediality. Through that analysis, Raymond Watkins shows clearly that Bresson still has a good deal to teach us about cinema’s distinctive ability to draw on painting, photography, sculpture, and the plastic arts in general.
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Auteur

Raymond Watkins

Raymond Watkins currently teaches at the Pennsylvania State University. He received his Ph.D. in comparative literature and cinema from The University of Iowa, and has published in Cinema Journal, Studies in French Cinema, and The Quarterly Review of Film and Video.