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What Cinema Is! (edition 2010)
by Dudley Andrew (Author)
What Cinema Is! (Blackwell Manifestos) by Dudley Andrew
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 140510760X, Paperback)What Cinema Is! offers an engaging answer to Andre Bazin's famous question, exploring his 'idea of cinema' with a sweeping look back at the near century of Cinema's phenomenal ascendancy.Written by one of the foremost film scholars of our timeEstablishes cinema's distinction from the current enthusiasm over audio-visual entertainment, without relegating cinema to a single, older modeExamines cinema's institutions and its social force through the qualities of key filmsTraces the history of an idea that has made cinema supremely alive to (and in) our times
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