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The Resource Brutal vision : the neorealist body in postwar Italian cinema, Karl Schoonover

Brutal vision : the neorealist body in postwar Italian cinema, Karl Schoonover

Label
Brutal vision : the neorealist body in postwar Italian cinema
Title
Brutal vision
Title remainder
the neorealist body in postwar Italian cinema
Statement of responsibility
Karl Schoonover
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Film history identifies Italian neorealism as the exemplar of national cinema, a specifically domestic response to wartime atrocities. Brutal Vision challenges this orthodoxy by arguing that neorealist films-including such classics as Rome, Open City; Paisan; Shoeshine; and Bicycle Thieves -should be understood less as national products and more as complex agents of a postwar reorganization of global politics. For these films, cinema facilitates the liberal humanist sympathy required to usher in a new era of world stability. In his readings of crucial films and newly discovered documents from
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schoonover, Karl
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Motion pictures
  • Realism in motion pictures
  • ART
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Motion pictures
  • Realism in motion pictures
  • Italy
Label
Brutal vision : the neorealist body in postwar Italian cinema, Karl Schoonover
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Contents
Introduction -- An inevitably obscene cinema: Bazin and neorealism -- The North Atlantic ballyhoo of liberal humanism -- Rossellini's exemplary corpse and the sovereign bystander -- Spectacular suffering: De Sica's bodies and charity's gaze -- Neorealism undone: the resistant physicalities of the second generation -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn815476603
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 283 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816675548
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbs69m
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815476603
Label
Brutal vision : the neorealist body in postwar Italian cinema, Karl Schoonover
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Contents
Introduction -- An inevitably obscene cinema: Bazin and neorealism -- The North Atlantic ballyhoo of liberal humanism -- Rossellini's exemplary corpse and the sovereign bystander -- Spectacular suffering: De Sica's bodies and charity's gaze -- Neorealism undone: the resistant physicalities of the second generation -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn815476603
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 283 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816675548
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbs69m
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815476603

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