The Resource Image and identity : reflections on Canadian film and culture, R. Bruce Elder, (ebook)

Image and identity : reflections on Canadian film and culture, R. Bruce Elder, (ebook)

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Image and identity : reflections on Canadian film and culture
Title
Image and identity
Title remainder
reflections on Canadian film and culture
Statement of responsibility
R. Bruce Elder
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What do images of the body, which recent poets and filmmakers have given us, tell us about ourselves, about the way we think and about the culture in which we live? In his new book A Body of Vision, R. Bruce Elder situates contemporary poetic and cinematic body images in their cultural context. Elder examines how recent artists have tried to recognize and to convey primordial forms of experiences. He proposes the daring thesis that in their efforts to do so; artists have resorted to gnostic models of consciousness. He argues that the attempt to convey these primordial modes of awareness demands a different conception of artistic meaning from any of those that currently dominate contemporary critical discussion. By reworking theories and speech in highly original ways, Elder formulates this new conception. The works of Brakhage, Artaud, Schneeman, Cohen and others lie naked under Elder's razor-sharp dissecting knife and he exposes the essence of their work, cutting deeply into the themes and theses from which the works are derived. His remarks on the gaps in contemporary critical practices will likely become the focus of much debate
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Midwest
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Elder, Bruce
Dewey number
791.43/0971
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures and the arts
  • Experimental films
  • Culture in motion pictures
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Image and identity : reflections on Canadian film and culture, R. Bruce Elder, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554586776
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12147743
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remote
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12147743
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MWT12147743
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Image and identity : reflections on Canadian film and culture, R. Bruce Elder, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554586776
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12147743
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12147743
System control number
MWT12147743
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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