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The Chaplin Machine: Slapstick, Fordism and the Communist Avant-Garde

The Chaplin Machine: Slapstick, Fordism and the Communist Avant-Garde (Hardback)

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Could Buster Keaton have starred in Battleship Potemkin?Did Trotsky plan to write the great Soviet comedy?And why did Lenin love circus clowns?The Chaplin Machine reveals the lighter side of the Communist avant-garde and its unlikely passion for American slapstick. Set against the backdrop of the great Russian revolutionary experiment, Owen Hatherley tells the tragic-comedic story of the cinema, art and architecture of the early 20th Century and spotlights the unlikely intersections of East and West.

Architecture & DesignArchitectureArt, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArts: general issues & referenceFilm, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaHistory & PoliticsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural Studies Publisher: Pluto Press Publication Date: 17/05/2016 ISBN-13: 9780745336015  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Owen Hatherley is the author of numerous books on architecture and culture, including The Chaplin Machine (Pluto Press, 2016), Trans-Europe Express (Penguin, 2017), A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain (Verso, 2010) and Militant Modernism (Zero, 2009). He writes regularly for Architects Journal, Architectural Review, Dezeen, the Guardian, the London Review of Books and New Humanist.

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