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The Resource A grammar of murder : violent scenes and film form, Karla Oeler

A grammar of murder : violent scenes and film form, Karla Oeler

Label
A grammar of murder : violent scenes and film form
Title
A grammar of murder
Title remainder
violent scenes and film form
Statement of responsibility
Karla Oeler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The dark shadows and offscreen space that force us to imagine violence we cannot see. The real slaughter of animals spliced with the fictional killing of men. The missing countershot from the murder victim's point of view. Such images, or absent images, Karla Oeler contends, distill how the murder scene challenges and changes film. Reexamining works by such filmmakers as Renoir, Hitchcock, Kubrick, Jarmusch, and Eisenstein, Oeler traces the murder scene's intricate connections to the great breakthroughs in the theory and practice of montage and the formulation of the rules and syntax of Hollyw
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oeler, Karla
Dewey number
791.43/6552
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.M835
LC item number
O45 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder in motion pictures
  • Murder in mass media
  • Motion pictures
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Detective and mystery films
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Motion pictures
  • Murder in mass media
  • Murder in motion pictures
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Kriminalfilm
  • Mord
  • Rolle
  • Thriller
  • Mörder <Motiv>
Label
A grammar of murder : violent scenes and film form, Karla Oeler
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Murder and montage -- Framing for murder : cut-ins and close-ups -- Acting in silents : murder, montage, and the film actor -- Murder outside the poetics of montage : André Bazin and Jean Renoir -- pt. 2. Murder and genre -- Individual and series -- Stylization and mimesis -- Conclusion : Hitchcock's aerial views
Control code
593226308
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 282 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226617961
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
244569
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593226308
System details
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.
Label
A grammar of murder : violent scenes and film form, Karla Oeler
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Murder and montage -- Framing for murder : cut-ins and close-ups -- Acting in silents : murder, montage, and the film actor -- Murder outside the poetics of montage : André Bazin and Jean Renoir -- pt. 2. Murder and genre -- Individual and series -- Stylization and mimesis -- Conclusion : Hitchcock's aerial views
Control code
593226308
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 282 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226617961
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
244569
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593226308
System details
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.

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