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Postsocialist Social Reality in Hungarian Rap Music Videos

Popular Music and the Moving Image in Eastern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Hip-hop was born as a black artistic expression in the United States in the 1980s and soon became a global phenomenon (Price-Styles 2015), which developed its own localized versions, including in Central and Eastern Europe (Miszczynski...

‘Music isn’t Music, Words aren’t Words’

Zsolt Győri

Zsolt Győri is an Assistant Professor in the Department of British Studies at the University of Debrecen, Hungary. He has edited collections of essays in Hungarian on British cinema, on body, subjectivity, race and gender in post-communist Hungarian cinema and the connective structures of space, power and identity in Hungarian cinema. He is also the author of Films, Auteurs, Critical-Clinical Readings (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Music and the Moving Image in Eastern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The Budapest underground music scene took root in the late 1970s in the environment of a softening dictatorship. As Zsófia Réti asserts, ‘the principle of 3T (tiltás, tűrés, támogatás – banning, tolerating or supporting) was in line...

Pop Music, Nostalgia and Melancholia in Dollybirds and Liza, the Fox Fairy

Popular Music and the Moving Image in Eastern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In February 2017, Péter Tímár’s Csinibaba (Dollybirds, 1996) celebrated 20 years since its release in 1997. On this occasion, the director, former member of the famous Balázs Béla Stúdió, author of 14 feature films and a great number...

Animation in the Gallery and the Gestalt

Global Animation Theory : International Perspectives at Animafest Zagreb

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The practice of drawing – professional knowledge – can be derived from two sources: either from universal faith, i.e. on the basis of the idea conception, which implies a collective ideal, or on the basis of a non-collective...

Introduction

Ewa Mazierska

Ewa Mazierska is Professor of Film Studies at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. She has published over twenty monographs and edited collections on film and popular music, including Popular Music in Eastern Europe: Breaking the Cold War Paradigm (2016), Relocating Popular Music (2015), co-edited with Georgina Gregory, From Self-Fulfillment to Survival of the Fittest: Work in European Cinema from the 1960s to the Present (2015), and European Cinema and Intertextuality: History, Memory, Politics (2011). Mazierska is the principal editor of the Studies in Eastern European Cinema journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Zsolt Győri

Zsolt Győri is an Assistant Professor in the Department of British Studies at the University of Debrecen, Hungary. He has edited collections of essays in Hungarian on British cinema, on body, subjectivity, race and gender in post-communist Hungarian cinema and the connective structures of space, power and identity in Hungarian cinema. He is also the author of Films, Auteurs, Critical-Clinical Readings (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Music and the Moving Image in Eastern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Music is the most pervasive element of film (and other forms of moving image) and the ‘two mediums share a long history of artistic affinities’ (Inglis 2003, 1), but it is also its most ‘invisible’ element. According to popular description,...

Watching Camels

Andre de Toth

Andre de Toth now lives in Los Angeles where he is finishing his third novel. His motto is: ‘Don't be careful – have fun!; I did.’ Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fragments : Portraits from the Inside

Faber & Faber, 2011

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...World War II was over, according to the rumor spread by those who never read the bloody pages of history. The Second (?) War achieved as much as the other wars before it, nothing – beyond sowing the seeds of new hatred and the fungus...

Monkeys, Tyrants and Slave-drivers

Andre de Toth

Andre de Toth now lives in Los Angeles where he is finishing his third novel. His motto is: ‘Don't be careful – have fun!; I did.’ Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fragments : Portraits from the Inside

Faber & Faber, 2011

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...A gravely-ill Roosevelt in Yalta, against Churchill’s advice, accepted Stalin’s plan, and sowed the seeds of the Cold War. He lived just long enough to see the Marines raise the flag on Iwo Jima’s Mt Suribachi. Within a month of Roosevelt’s...

Worlds that Never Were

Popular Music and the Moving Image in Eastern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A spectre is haunting Eastern Europe: the spectre of nostalgia for the period of state socialism. This kind of retrospective mythmaking (idealizing the socialist past as an antidote to the disturbing postsocialist present) is sometimes...

The Great Dane from America

Andre de Toth

Andre de Toth now lives in Los Angeles where he is finishing his third novel. His motto is: ‘Don't be careful – have fun!; I did.’ Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fragments : Portraits from the Inside

Faber & Faber, 2011

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...Mussolini had three loves. The first, most sincere, all-engrossing love of his life was, naturally, himself. Aviation and voluptuous actresses were vying for second and third positions. Very much like Howard Hughes. With the passing years...

Guardian Angels

Andre de Toth

Andre de Toth now lives in Los Angeles where he is finishing his third novel. His motto is: ‘Don't be careful – have fun!; I did.’ Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fragments : Portraits from the Inside

Faber & Faber, 2011

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...Coincidence again put me on the top of the world on the tundra. My nickname, Bandi, and snow forced the coincidence. Except for being white, the snow on the Rothorn above Lenzerheide was quite different from the snow of the tundra, where...