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This thing of darkness : Eisenstein's Ivan the Terrible in Stalin's Russia / Joan Neuberger.

Author/Creator:
Neuberger, Joan, 1953- author.
Publication:
Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii. 404 pages ; illustrations ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Ivan Groznyń≠ (Motion picture).
Eisenstein, Sergei, 1898-1948 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953 -- Influence.
Ivan IV, Czar of Russia, 1530-1584 -- In motion pictures.
Eisenstein, Sergei, 1898-1948.
Ivan IV, Czar of Russia, 1530-1584.
Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953.
Motion pictures -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.).
Motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Political aspects.
Soviet Union.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Summary:
"Eisenstein's diaries and production notebooks show that he carefully planned Ivan the Terrible to be a devastating critique of Stalinism, a profound study of the tragedy of absolute power, and a wildly innovative use of montage, all wrapped inside a narrative that would receive Stalin's approval"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
The pot-holed path : Ivan in production
Shifts in time : Ivan as history
Power personified : Ivan as biography
Power projected : Ivan as fugue
How to do it : Ivan as polyphonic montage
The official reception : Ivan as triumph and nightmare.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Neuberger, Joan, 1953- This thing of darkness.
ISBN:
9781501732768
1501732765
OCLC:
1037808199