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Derek Jarman's angelic conversations [electronic resource] / Jim Ellis.

Author/Creator:
Ellis, Jim, 1964-
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (328 p.)
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Subjects:
Motion picture producers and directors -- Criticism and interpretation.
Jarman, Derek, 1942-1994 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Best known as an iconoclastic, wildly inventive filmmaker, Derek Jarman was also an accomplished author, painter, and landscape artist. In Derek Jarman's Angelic Conversations, Jim Ellis considers Jarman's wide-ranging oeuvre to present a broad perspective on the career and life of one of the most provocative, engaged, and important artists of the twentieth century.
Contents:
Introduction: getting history wrong
Artistic and sexual revolutions. Situationism and other avant-gardes ; The gay liberation front
Liberation, space, and the early films. Reconfiguring "home" in the super-8s ; Gay liberation theology in Sebastiane
The Elizabethan future. Jubilee and the punk nation ; Punk heritage in The tempest
The Caravaggio years. Imagining change : Imagining October ; Homoerotic countermythologies in The angelic conversation ; Caravaggio : gay history and the scripts ; Caravaggio and the art of the past
Thatcherism, AIDS, and war. The last of England and the landscape of loss ; War requiem and the army of lovers
Time and the garden. The garden at Prospect Cottage ; Gardening history in Modern nature ; Histories of the fall in The garden
Blindness and insight. Edward II : queer Gothic ; Wittgenstein and the queer life ; Queer vision in Blue
Coda : the raft of the Medusa.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-8166-7053-6
OCLC:
593277590