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Author Eisenstein, Sergei, 1898-1948.

Title The Eisenstein reader / edited by Richard Taylor ; translated by Richard Taylor and William Powell.

Publication Info. London : British Film Institute, 1998.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  791.4 E36E    Check Shelf
Description vii, 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-207) and index.
Note Essays by Eisenstein translated from the Russian.
Contents The montage of attractions (1923) -- The montage of film attractions (1924) -- The problem of the materialist approach to form (1925) -- Constanta (Whither The Battleship Potemkin) (1926) -- Eisenstein on Eisenstein, the director of Potemkin (1926) -- Béla forgets the scissors (1926) -- Our October: beyond played and the non-played (1928) -- Statement on sound (1928): Eisenstein, Pudovkin and Alexandrov -- Beyond the shot (1929) -- The dramaturgy of film form (the dialectical approach to film form) (1929) -- The fourth dimension in cinema (1929) -- "Eh!" On the purity of film language (1934) -- The mistakes of Bezhin Meadow (1937) -- Alexander Nevsky and the rout of the Germans (1938) -- The problems of Soviet historical film (1940) -- Stalin, Molotov and Zhdanov on Ivan the Terrible, Part two (1947) -- From lectures on music and colour in Ivan the Terrible (1947).
Summary Drawing upon the Selected Works of Eisenstein, this reader features the famous Russian film theorist and maker's ideas on sound, film language, Russian history and many of his earliest writings in excerpt form.
Subject Motion pictures -- Production and direction.
Motion pictures -- Soviet Union.
Eisenstein, Sergei, 1898-1948.
Added Author Taylor, Richard, 1946-
British Film Institute.
Added Title Works. Selections. English. 1998
Other Form: Online version: Eisenstein, Sergei, 1898-1948. Selections. English. 1998. Eisenstein reader. London : British Film Institute, 1998 (OCoLC)607053078
ISBN 0851706754 hardback
9780851706757 hardback
0851706762 paperback
9780851706764 paperback
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