Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
The Cinema of Attractions Reloaded
Foyalty 135

The Cinema of Attractions Reloaded (Paperback)

£44.50
Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 09/10/2006.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

What have Lumi re in common with Wachowski? More than one hundred years separate these two pairs of brothers who astonished, quite similarly, the film spectator of their respective time with special effects of movement: a train rushing into the audience and a bullet flying in slow motion. Do they belong to the same family of -cinema of attractions ? Twenty years ago Tom Gunning introduced the phrase -cinema of attractions to define the essence of the earliest films made between 1895 and 1906. His term scored an immediate success, even outside the field of early cinema. The present anthology questions the attractiveness and usefulness of the term for both pre-classical and post-classical cinema. With contributions by the most prominent scholars of this discipline (such as Tom Gunning, Andr Gaudreault, Thomas Elsaesser, Charles Musser, Scott Bukatman and Vivian Sobchack) this volume offers a kaleidoscopic overview of an important historiographical debate.

Film, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm theory & criticismFilm, TV & DramaPerforming Arts except Music Publisher: Amsterdam University Press Publication Date: 09/10/2006 ISBN-13: 9789053569443  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 09/10/2006.  

Wanda Strauven is Privatdozentin at the Goethe University Frankfurt

More books by Wanda Strauven

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Special delivery items

A Year of Books Subscription Packages 

Delivery is free for the UK. Western Europe costs £60 for each 12 month subscription package purchased. For the Rest of the World the cost is £100 for each package purchased. All delivery costs are charged in advance at time of purchase. For more information please visit the A Year of Books page.

Animator's Survival Kit

For delivery charges for the Animator's Survival Kit please click here.

 

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Typeset in the Future: How the Design...
(Hardback)
Dave Addey; Matt Zoller Seitz
 
 
£30.00
 
Discourses of Disorder: Riots, ...
(Hardback)
Christopher Hart; Darren Kelsey
 
 
£75.00
 
Cinematic Cryptonymies: The Absent...
(Paperback)
Ofer Eliaz
 
 
£34.50
 
The Animation Studies Reader
(Hardback)
Nichola Dobson; Annabelle Honess Roe;...
 
 
£96.00
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close