The cinema of poetry /

Informed by the criticism of iconic filmmaker Pier Pasolini, The Cinema of Poetry offers spirited explorations of poetry's influence on classic films by Dimitri Kirsanoff, Ingmar Bergman, and Andrey Tarkovsky. It also highlights how avant-garde films made by Joseph Cornell, Lawrence Jordan, Jer...

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Main Author: Sitney, P. Adams.
Format: Book
Published:New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: An autobiography of enthusiasms
  • Part 1. Poetry and the narrative cinema in Europe
  • Pier Paolo Pasolini and "the 'cinema of poetry'"
  • Dimitri Kirsanoff's Ménilmontant
  • Ingmar Bergman's Primal scene
  • Andrey Tarkovsky's concept of poetry
  • Part 2. Poetry and the American avant-garde cinema
  • The dialectic of experience in Joseph Cornell's films
  • Lawrence Jordan's magical instructions
  • Stan Brakhage's poetics
  • Nathaniel Dorsky, Jerome Hiler, and the polyvalent film
  • Markopoulos and the Temenos.