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- DescriptionArgues that it was the human form in motion that most profoundly shaped early cinema. Situating his discussion in a political and historical context, the author begins his analysis with films that reveal striking anxieties and preoccupations about persons on public display. It also considers twentieth-century American incarnation of cinema itself.
- Author BiographyJonathan Auerbach is Professor of English at the University of Maryland, College Park and is the author of Male Call: Becoming Jack London (1996) and The Romance of Failure: First-Person Fictions of Poe, Hawthorne, and James (1989).
- Author(s)Jonathan Auerbach
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication01/10/2007
- GenreFilm, TV & Radio
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note17 b/w photographs
- Weight68 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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