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[SR: 1455466], Paperback, [EAN: 9780253221285], Indiana University Press, Indiana University Press, Book, [PU: Indiana University Press], 2009-11-16, Indiana University Press, Giorgio Bertellini traces the origins of American cinema's century-long fascination with Italy and Italian immigrants to the popularity of the pre-photographic aesthetic--the picturesque. Once associated with landscape painting from northern Europe, the picturesque came to symbolize Mediterranean Europe through comforting views of distant landscapes and exotic characters. Taking its cue from a picturesque stage backdrop from The Godfather Part II, Italy in Early American Cinema shows how this aesthetic was traveled from 18th- and 19th-century painters to early 20th-century filmmakers, and from Europe to the U.S. Italy in Early American Cinema offers readings of early films that pay close attention to how landscape representations that were related to narrative settings and filmmaking locations conveyed distinct ideas about racial difference and national destiny., 521000, Performing Arts, 1474, Dance, 11160393011, Individual Directors, 1099186, Magic & Illusion, 271614011, Reference, 2154, Theater, 1, Arts & Photography, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 10825731, Criticism, 1064, History & Criticism, 1, Arts & Photography, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 4495, History & Criticism, 4484, Movies, 86, Humor & Entertainment, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 194811011, Theory, 4484, Movies, 86, Humor & Entertainment, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 1871, Art, 4550, Pop Culture, 86, Humor & Entertainment, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books

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Italy in Early American Cinema: Race, Landscape, and the Picturesque
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Bertellini, Giorgio

Title:

Italy in Early American Cinema: Race, Landscape, and the Picturesque

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9780253221285

Giorgio Bertellini traces the origins of American cinema's century-longfascination with Italy and Italian immigrants to the popularity of thepre-photographic aesthetic -- the picturesque. Once associated with landscapepainting in northern Europe, the picturesque came to symbolize Mediterranean Europethrough comforting views of distant landscapes and exotic characters. Taking its cuefrom a picturesque stage backdrop from The Godfather Part II, Italy in EarlyAmerican Cinema shows how this aesthetic was transferred from 19th-century Americanpainters to early 20th-century American filmmakers. Italy in Early American Cinemaoffers readings of early films that pay close attention to how landscaperepresentations that were related to narrative settings and filmmaking locationsconveyed distinct ideas about racial difference and national destiny.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780253221285
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0253221285
Paperback
Publishing year: 2009
Publisher: INDIANA UNIV PR
443 Pages
Weight: 0,736 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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