New PDF release: A Cinema of Poetry

By Joseph Luzzi

ISBN-10: 1421411660

ISBN-13: 9781421411668

ISBN-10: 142141984X

ISBN-13: 9781421419848

A Cinema of Poetry brings Italian movie experiences into discussion with fields outdoors its ordinary purview via displaying how movies can give a contribution to our knowing of aesthetic questions that reach again to Homer. Joseph Luzzi considers the relation among movie and literature, particularly the cinematic variation of literary assets and, extra in general, the fields of rhetoric, media reports, and glossy Italian culture.

The e-book balances theoretical inquiry with shut readings of flicks through the masters of Italian cinema: Roberto Rossellini, Vittorio De Sica, Luchino Visconti, Michelangelo Antonioni, Federico Fellini, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Bernardo Bertolucci, and others. Luzzi's examine is the 1st to teach how Italian filmmakers tackle such the most important aesthetic concerns because the nature of the refrain, the relation among image and allegory, the literary prehistory of montage, and where of poetry in cinematic expression—what Pasolini known as the "cinema of poetry."

While Luzzi establishes how sure traits of film—its hyperlink with technological strategies, ability for mass distribution, artificial virtues (and vices) because the so-called overall art—have reshaped centuries-long debates, A Cinema of Poetry additionally explores what's particular to the Italian paintings movie and, extra extensively, Italian cinematic heritage. In different phrases, what makes this model of the artwork movie recognizably "Italian"?

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