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Early cinema in Russia and its cultural reception

Author: Yuri Tsivian; Richard Taylor
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1994.
Series: Soviet cinema.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Yuri Tsivian examines the early cinematic form and culture in Russia from its 19th century beginnings as a fairground attraction to the early post-revolutionary years.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yuri Tsivian; Richard Taylor
ISBN: 0415071356 9780415071352 9780203992890 020399289X
OCLC Number: 29845500
Description: xxii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Tom Gunning --
1. Early cinema architecture and the evolution of the social composition of cinema --
2. Projection technique as a factor in aesthetic perception --
3. The acoustics of cinema performance --
4. The reception of interference --
5. Shifting textual boundaries --
6. The reception of the moving image --
7. The reception of narrative categories --
8. The reception of narrative devices.
Series Title: Soviet cinema.
Other Titles: Istoricheskai︠a︡ ret︠s︡ept︠s︡ii︠a︡ kino.
Responsibility: Yuri Tsivian ; translated by Alan Bodger ; with a foreword by Tom Gunning ; edited by Richard Taylor.
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"Tsivian... has written an excellent "reception study" of early cinema from its origens to the late 1910s in Russia.... An invaluable starting point for all future scholarly investigations.."-"Choice

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