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Red velvet seat : women's writings on the first fifty years of cinema (original 2006; edition 2006)

by Antonia Lant (Editor), Ingrid Periz (Editor)

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Title:Red velvet seat : women's writings on the first fifty years of cinema
Authors:Antonia Lant (Editor)
Other authors:Ingrid Periz (Editor)
Info:New York: Verso, 2006.
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Tags:non-fiction, female author, movies, cinema, motion pictures, films, actresses, verso books, bookshelf19, read2010

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Red Velvet Seat: women's writings on the first fifty years of cinema by Antonia Lant (2006)

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Part One: The red velvet seat -- Introduction -- Seeing or being seen -- Touring the audience -- Why we go to the movies -- The spectatrix -- Part Two: What was cinema? --Introduction -- Film aesthetics and the other arts -- Part Three: Cinema as power -- Introduction -- Futurology -- Captive minds -- Enlightenment without tears -- Means of control -- Part Four: The critic's hat -- Introduction -- Naming the object -- Reviewing -- The star -- Film as the national barometer -- In the shadow of war -- The limits of criticism -- Part Five: Cinema as a job -- Introduction -- A job for whom? -- The actress and adventuress -- The screenwriter -- The director -- Working in the auditorium.
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