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A Brief Narrative History of Avant-Garde Film Adaptation or, Some Instances of Avant-Garde Adaptation

William Verrone

William Verrone is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature at the University of North Alabama. He has published on a wide range of subjects, from Disney to Nick Cave and from Terry Gilliam to Ken Russell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation and the Avant-Garde : Alternative Perspectives on Adaptation Theory and Practice

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...There is no formal academic study or history of avant-garde adaptation; what I am attempting to do is offer a few ideas about some alternative forms of adaptation that have occurred since the origins of cinema, highlighting specific...

Interaction: Between Reality Effects

Janna Houwen

Janna Houwen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Video Intermediality : The Question of Medium Specificity in Contemporary Moving Images

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...In the works I have discussed so far, the combination of video and film within the single object of a video or film made differences visible between the reality effects of the two media. In that sense, the two are enabled to specify each...

Prospero’s Books

William Verrone

William Verrone is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature at the University of North Alabama. He has published on a wide range of subjects, from Disney to Nick Cave and from Terry Gilliam to Ken Russell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation and the Avant-Garde : Alternative Perspectives on Adaptation Theory and Practice

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Peter Greenaway has long been a maverick director, one who has typically worked in his distinct postmodern painterly style. Using exquisite attention to detail, particularly color and mise-en-scène, coupled with oddly engaging narratives...

Electronic Diaries, Cinematic Stories

Janna Houwen

Janna Houwen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Video Intermediality : The Question of Medium Specificity in Contemporary Moving Images

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Lynn Hershman’s Electronic Diary Right now I’m sitting here with no cameraman in the room. I’m totally alone. I would never, ever talk this way if somebody were here. It’s almost as if, if somebody were in the room, it would ensure lying...

The Dante Quartet

William Verrone

William Verrone is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature at the University of North Alabama. He has published on a wide range of subjects, from Disney to Nick Cave and from Terry Gilliam to Ken Russell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation and the Avant-Garde : Alternative Perspectives on Adaptation Theory and Practice

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Not so much an adaptation than an inspired argument with Dante’s The Divine Comedy, Stan Brakhage’s The Dante Quartet (1987) takes Dante as a starting point for his own personal meditation on the meanings associated with, derived from...

Devices in Film

Janna Houwen

Janna Houwen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Video Intermediality : The Question of Medium Specificity in Contemporary Moving Images

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Although analogue film is unable to produce “live” images, many of the formal devices which I discussed in the previous chapter on video can technically be applied in film footage as well. In fact, they have been quite widely applied...

Video: Flow and Feedback

Janna Houwen

Janna Houwen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Video Intermediality : The Question of Medium Specificity in Contemporary Moving Images

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Antisocial flow, narcissistic feedback Socialization is often measured by exposure to media messages. Anyone underexposed to media (and hence to information) is considered to be desocialized or virtually asocial. Baudrillard and other...

Fruit of Paradise

William Verrone

William Verrone is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature at the University of North Alabama. He has published on a wide range of subjects, from Disney to Nick Cave and from Terry Gilliam to Ken Russell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation and the Avant-Garde : Alternative Perspectives on Adaptation Theory and Practice

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...How does one make a film adaptation of Genesis, more particularly, the story of Adam and Eve? Is it possible to make a literal translation of the Bible to the screen? And not just the Gospels, which have long served as impetus...

The Medium, the Media, and the Social

Janna Houwen

Janna Houwen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Video Intermediality : The Question of Medium Specificity in Contemporary Moving Images

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Documentation and production From Egyptian hieroglyphic registrations of genealogical lineages carved into stone statues, to sound recordings of the South-West African Ovambo Group in the National Anthropological Archive, to a collection...

Why Avant-Garde?

William Verrone

William Verrone is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature at the University of North Alabama. He has published on a wide range of subjects, from Disney to Nick Cave and from Terry Gilliam to Ken Russell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation and the Avant-Garde : Alternative Perspectives on Adaptation Theory and Practice

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Avant-garde films have more often than not been relegated to the margins of film history. Any comprehensive film history text will cover avant-garde film, but the amount of information provided is usually a chapter (if one is lucky...