From hobbits to Hollywood : essays on Peter Jackson's Lord of the rings / edited by Ernest Mathijs and Murray Pomerance.

"Peter Jackson $1 (Bs film version of The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003) is the grandest achievement of 21st century cinema so far. But it is also linked to topical and social concerns including war, terrorism, and cultural imperialism. Its style, symbols, narrative, and structure seem always al...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Jackson, Peter, 1961- Mathijs, Ernest. Pomerance, Murray, 1946-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2006.
Series:Contemporary cinema ; 3.
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Summary:"Peter Jackson $1 (Bs film version of The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003) is the grandest achievement of 21st century cinema so far. But it is also linked to topical and social concerns including war, terrorism, and cultural imperialism. Its style, symbols, narrative, and structure seem always already linked to politics, cultural definition, problems of cinematic style, and the elemenal mythologies that most profoundly capture our imaginations. From Hobbits to Hollywood: Essays on Peter Jackson $1 (Bs Lord of the Rings treats Jackson $1 (Bs trilogy as having two conditions of existence: an aesthetic and a political. Like other cultural artefacts, it leads a double life as objet d $1 (Bart and public statement about the world, so that nothing in it is ever just cinematically beautiful or tasteful, and nothing is ever just a message or an opinion"--Cover 4
Physical Description:1 online resource (xviii, 403 pages) : illustrations
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-392) and index.
ISBN:9781429456173
1429456175
9042020628
9789042020627
940120151X
9789401201513
ISSN:1572-3070 ;
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