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The avant-garde feature film; a critical history.

By: Verrone, William | ProQuest (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelComputer filePublisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2012Description: viii, 222 p.Subject(s): Electronic books | Experimental films-History and criticismOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction -- Avant-garde film: history, theory and criticism. What is an avant-garde film? -- The historical avant-gardes and the styles of inflence for the avant-garde feature film -- Case studies -- The real avant-garde. Some considerations of the inflence of the real avant-garde -- Case studies -- The contemporary avant-garde feature film. Underground film and the avant-garde -- Types of avant-garde feature films -- The contemporary avant-garde feature film -- Case studies -- Conclusion.
Summary: "Here is a critical and historical overview of unconventional and aesthetically challenging films, all of feature length. The author focuses on the particular forms of contemporary avant-garde films, which often rely on characteristics associated with historical films of the same genre"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Avant-garde film: history, theory and criticism. What is an avant-garde film? -- The historical avant-gardes and the styles of inflence for the avant-garde feature film -- Case studies -- The real avant-garde. Some considerations of the inflence of the real avant-garde -- Case studies -- The contemporary avant-garde feature film. Underground film and the avant-garde -- Types of avant-garde feature films -- The contemporary avant-garde feature film -- Case studies -- Conclusion.

"Here is a critical and historical overview of unconventional and aesthetically challenging films, all of feature length. The author focuses on the particular forms of contemporary avant-garde films, which often rely on characteristics associated with historical films of the same genre"--Provided by publisher.