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Mello, Cecília

Realism and the Audiovisual Media

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Table of contents

Part I. Theorizing Realism

1. World Cinema: Realism, Evidence, Presence
Thomas Elsaesser

2. Whither Realism? Bazin Reconsidered
Leighton Grist

3. Brecht, Realism and the Media
Marc Silberman

4. Melodrama as Realism in Italian Neorealism
Louis Bagman

5. Scale and the Negotiation of ‘Real’ and ‘Unreal’ Space in the Cinema
Mary Ann Doane

Part II. World Cinema and New Realisms

6. Realism and Gus Van Sant’s Elephant
Anna Backman Rogers

7. Observational Realism in New Taiwan Cinema
Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley

8. Realism and National Identity in Y tu mamá también: An Audience Perspective
Armida Garza

9. A Journey through Time: Alexander Sokurov’s Russian Ark and Theories of Mimesis
Vlad Strukov

Part III. The Realism of the Medium

10. Realism, Real Sex and the Experimental Film: Mediating Eroticism in Georges Bataille’s Story of the Eye
Beth Johnson

11. Breath Control: The Sound and Sight of Respiration as Hyperrealist Corporeality in Breaking the Waves
Davina Quinlivan

12. Ontology, Film and the Case of Eric Rohmer
Jacob Leigh

13. Up the Junction: Ken Loach and TV Realism
Cecília Mello

Part IV. Documentary, Television and the Ethics of Representation

14. Filmmaking as the Production of Reality: A Study of Hara and Kobayashi’s Documentaries
Lúcia Nagib

15. Character Construction in Brazilian Documentary Films: Modern Cinema, Classical Narrative and Micro-Realism
Ismail Xavier

16. The Difficulty with Documentary: A Filmmaker’s View
João Moreira Salles

17. Losing Grip on Reality: A Reflection on British Factual Television
Diane Myers

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film and Television Studies, Media Research, Cultural Studies, Intellectual Studies, Film History, Philosophical Traditions

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
283 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230246973
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36699-6

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