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What Cinema Is!
by Dudley Andrew

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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 time




  • Establishes cinema's distinction from the current enthusiasm over audio-visual entertainment, without relegating cinema to a single, older mode




  • Examines cinema's institutions and its social force through the qualities of key films




  • Traces the history of an idea that has made cinema supremely alive to (and in) our times



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Overview

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 time




  • Establishes cinema's distinction from the current enthusiasm over audio-visual entertainment, without relegating cinema to a single, older mode




  • Examines cinema's institutions and its social force through the qualities of key films




  • Traces the history of an idea that has made cinema supremely alive to (and in) our times





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  • ISBN: 9781444357417
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Date: Sept 2011
 
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