Pretty : film and the decorative image /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Galt, Rosalind.
Format: Book
Published:New York : Columbia University Press, [2011], ©2011.
Series:Film and culture.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : the pretty as troublesome image
  • From aesthetics to film aesthetics : or, beauty and truth redux
  • Colors : Derek Jarman and queer aesthetics
  • Ornament and modernity : from decorative art to cultural criticism
  • Objects : oriental style and the arabesques of Moulin Rouge!
  • At the crossroads : iconoclasm and the anti-aesthetic in postwar film and theory
  • Forms : Soy Cuba and revolutionary beauty
  • Perverse prettiness : sexuality, gender, and aesthetic exclusion
  • Bodies : the sumptuous charms of Ulrike Ottinger
  • Postscript : toward a worldly image.