Andre Bazin's New Media by André Bazin,Dudley Andrew

By André Bazin,Dudley Andrew

André Bazin’s writings on cinema are one of the such a lot influential reflections at the medium ever written. in spite of this, his severe pursuits ranged largely and encompassed the "new media" of the Fifties, together with tv, 3D movie, Cinerama, and CinemaScope. Fifty-seven of his studies and essays addressing those new technologies—their creative capability, social effect, and dating to current paintings forms—have been translated the following for the 1st time in English with notes and an advent by way of prime Bazin authority Dudley Andrew. those essays convey Bazin’s astute method of a number of visible media and the relevance of his severe inspiration to our personal period of recent media. an exhilarating better half to the basic What Is Cinema? volumes, André Bazin’s New Media is great for lecture room use and important for somebody attracted to the historical past of media.

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