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The Resource The garden in the machine : a field guide to independent films about place, Scott MacDonald

The garden in the machine : a field guide to independent films about place, Scott MacDonald

Label
The garden in the machine : a field guide to independent films about place
Title
The garden in the machine
Title remainder
a field guide to independent films about place
Statement of responsibility
Scott MacDonald
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Garden in the Machine explores the evocations of place, and particularly American place, that have become so central to the representational and narrative strategies of alternative and mainstream film and video. Scott MacDonald contextualizes his discussion with a wide-ranging and deeply informed analysis of the depiction of place in nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature, painting, and photography. Accessible and engaging, this book examines the manner in which these films represent nature and landscape in particular, and location in general. It offers us both new readings of the fi
Cataloging source
COO
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1942-
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MacDonald, Scott
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Experimental films
  • Motion pictures
  • ART
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Experimental films
  • Motion pictures
Label
The garden in the machine : a field guide to independent films about place, Scott MacDonald
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-446) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Chapter 1. The Garden in the Machine, ; Chapter 2. Voyages of Life; Chapter 3. Avant-Gardens; Chapter 4. Re-envisioning the American West; Chapter 5. From the Sublime to the Vernacular; Chapter 6. The City as Motion Picture; Chapter 7. The Country in the City; Chapter 8. Rural (and Urban) Hours; Chapter 9. Expulsion from the Garden; Chapter 10. Satan's National Park; Chapter 11. Benedictions/New Frontiers; Appendix; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn733997180
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 461 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280492044
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt2zfc
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)733997180
Label
The garden in the machine : a field guide to independent films about place, Scott MacDonald
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-446) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Chapter 1. The Garden in the Machine, ; Chapter 2. Voyages of Life; Chapter 3. Avant-Gardens; Chapter 4. Re-envisioning the American West; Chapter 5. From the Sublime to the Vernacular; Chapter 6. The City as Motion Picture; Chapter 7. The Country in the City; Chapter 8. Rural (and Urban) Hours; Chapter 9. Expulsion from the Garden; Chapter 10. Satan's National Park; Chapter 11. Benedictions/New Frontiers; Appendix; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn733997180
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 461 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280492044
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt2zfc
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)733997180

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