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The social architecture of French cinema, 1929-1939

Margaret C. Flinn author.


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  • Title:
    The social architecture of French cinema, 1929-1939
  • Author: Margaret C. Flinn author.
  • Description: Introduction: An architecture of social being -- The spatial constitution of 1930s documentary -- René Clair's city views: realism and Studio Paris -- Intertext and political margins in Jean Renoir's Boudu Sauvé des Eaux -- Traversing built history in architectural documentaries -- Flâneuses and the unmaking of place -- The crowd as new monumentality during the popular front -- Epilogue: Poetic realism as spatial fable.
    This volume provides a vital new reading of documentary and realist fiction film of the French 1930s that focuses on how these genres interlock their representations of urban spaces and places.
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-78138-597-1;ISBN 1-78138-157-7
  • Subjects: Motion pictures -- France -- History -- 20th century; Architecture and society -- France; Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- France; France -- In motion pictures; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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