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Pop Fiction : The Song in Cinema.

Author/Creator:
Caley, Matthew.
Publication:
Bristol : Intellect Books Ltd, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (175 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Oppression (Psychology) -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Pop Fiction's unique essays individually consider one song within a cinematic context. Unlike previous collected volumes about pop music in film, where a generalised approach has been adopted, this offers instead a close examination of two pervasive and significant mediums in combination. The collection introspects, assembling the pop song into various guises and documenting how individuals dissemble the multiple roles that the pop song plays in cinematic moments. The song as: role-play, memory trigger, narrator, ghost, marketing device, translator, alienator, membership rite etc. All provide fresh insight towards the inter-textual fusion of film and song. Additionally the books form reduces the area of analysis to expose differences and similarities between these contrasting fields of study. Innovative yet accessible, this exciting document would appeal to students, lecturers and researchers offering a diverse set of models with which to investigate the 'ideogram' of image/text/sound - a relationship which sits at the heart of most cultural production. For beginners, the book provides comforting areas of familiarity (pop song and film) while exploring areas of respective discipline and inter-disciplinary practice in an original manner.
Contents:
Front Cover
Contents
Foreword
Introduction - Steve Lannin and Matthew Caley
Garibaldi Fought Here - Dave Beech
Heavy Rotation - Matthew Caley
Two Jews Wander Through The Southland - Elizabeth C. Hirschman
The Ambi-Diegesis Of My Funny Valentine - Morris B. Holbrook
Music, Masculinity &
Membership - Ian Inglis
Fluid Figures: How To See Ghost[s] - Steve Lannin
Reap Just What You Sow - Miguel Mera
Blonde Abjection: Spectatorship &
The Abject Anal Space In-Between - Phil Powrie
Always Blue: Chet Baker's Voice - John Roberts
From Bond To Blank - Jeff Smith
Clean Reading: The Problematics Of 'In The Air Tonight' In Risky Business - Robynn J. Stilwell
Falling Into Coma: Wong Kar Wei and Massive Attack - David Toop
Contributors
Index
Back Cover.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Lannin, Steve.
Other format:
Print version: Caley, Matthew Pop Fiction
ISBN:
9781841509068
9781841500782
OCLC:
61117730