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The Great Black Spider on Its Knock-Kneed Tripod : Reflections of Cinema in Early Twentieth-Century Italy.

Author/Creator:
Syrimis, Michael.
Publication:
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (374 pages)
Series:
Toronto Italian Studies
Toronto Italian Studies
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Subjects:
Motion pictures and literature -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The Great Black Spider on Its Knock-Kneed Tripod traces the encounter of Italy's writers with cinema, and in doing so offers vibrant new perspectives on the country's early twentieth-century culture.
Contents:
Cover
Contents
Acknowledgments
List of Illustrations
Abbreviations
Introduction: Reflections of Cinema and Technology in Marineitt, D'Annunzio, and Pirandello
1 Film Aesthetics of a 'Heroic' Futurism
2 An Aesthetics of War: The (Un)Problematic Screening of Vita futurista
3 Velocità: Between Avant-Garde and Narrativity
4 Forse che sì forse che no: Technological Inflections of a Decadent Text
5 Through a 'Futuristic' Lens: D'Annunzio's Cinematic Re-Visions
6 The Humoristic Image in Pirandello's Si gira …
7 Cinema as Humour: The Oltre and the Superfluo
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
K
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V
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Syrimis, Michael The Great Black Spider on Its Knock-Kneed Tripod
ISBN:
9781442698352
9781442644014
OCLC:
899273217