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Jean-Luc Godard, Cinema Historian

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by
Michael Witt

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 6.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Originally released as a videographic experiment in film history, Jean-Luc Godard’s Histoire(s) du cinema has been widely hailed as a landmark in how we think about and narrate cinema history, and in how history is taught through cinema. In this stunningly illustrated volume, Michael Witt explores Godard’s landmark work as both a specimen of an artist’s vision and a philosophical statement on the history of film. Witt contextualizes Godard’s theories and approaches to historiography and provides a guide to the wide-ranging cinematic, aesthetic, and cultural forces that shaped Godard’s groundbreaking ideas on the history of cinema.

Originally released as a videographic experiment in film history, Jean-Luc Godard’s Histoire(s) du cinema has been widely hailed as a landmark in how we think about and narrate cinema history, and in how history is taught through cinema. In this stunningly illustrated volume, Michael Witt explores Godard’s landmark work as both a specimen of an artist’s vision and a philosophical statement on the history of film. Witt contextualizes Godard’s theories and approaches… (more)

Originally released as a videographic experiment in film history, Jean-Luc Godard’s Histoire(s) du cinema has been widely hailed as a landmark in how we think about and narrate cinema history, and in how history is taught through cinema. In this stunningly illustrated volume, Michael Witt explores Godard’s landmark work as both a specimen of an artist’s vision and a philosophical statement on the history of film. Witt contextualizes Godard’s theories and approaches to historiography and provides a guide to the wide-ranging cinematic, aesthetic, and cultural forces that shaped Godard’s groundbreaking ideas on the history of cinema.

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