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The Resource Carceral fantasies : cinema and prison in early twentieth-century America, Alison Griffiths

Carceral fantasies : cinema and prison in early twentieth-century America, Alison Griffiths

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Carceral fantasies : cinema and prison in early twentieth-century America
Title
Carceral fantasies
Title remainder
cinema and prison in early twentieth-century America
Statement of responsibility
Alison Griffiths
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A groundbreaking contribution to the study of non-theatrical film exhibition, Carceral Fantasies tells the little-known story of how cinema found a home in the U.S. penitentiary system and how the prison emerged as a setting and narrative trope in modern cinema. Focusing on films shown in prisons before 1935, the book explores the unique experience of viewing cinema while incarcerated and the complex cultural roots of cinematic renderings of prison life. Considering a diverse mix of cinematic genres, from early actualities and reenactments of notorious executions to reformist exposés of the 19
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Griffiths, Alison
Dewey number
365/.668
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8860
LC item number
.G85 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
Series statement
Film and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisoners
  • Prisoners
  • Motion picture audiences
  • Prison films
  • Imprisonment in motion pictures
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • ART / Film & Video
  • Imprisonment in motion pictures
  • Motion picture audiences
  • Prison films
  • Prisoners
  • Prisoners
  • United States
Label
Carceral fantasies : cinema and prison in early twentieth-century America, Alison Griffiths
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes filmography
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
Introduction -- The carceral imaginary -- Tableaux mort: execution, cinema, and carceral fantasies -- Prison on screen: the carceral aesthetic -- The carceral spectator -- Screens and the senses in prison -- The great unseen audience: Sing Sing Prison and motion pictures -- The carceral reformer -- A different story: recreation and cinema in women's prisons and reformatories -- Cinema and prison reform -- Conclusion: the prison museum and media use in the contemporary prison
Control code
954133810
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231541565
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • f460f7d9-1d0b-471c-9685-06ad7360f509
  • 22573/ctt1d2d61f
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)954133810
Label
Carceral fantasies : cinema and prison in early twentieth-century America, Alison Griffiths
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes filmography
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
Introduction -- The carceral imaginary -- Tableaux mort: execution, cinema, and carceral fantasies -- Prison on screen: the carceral aesthetic -- The carceral spectator -- Screens and the senses in prison -- The great unseen audience: Sing Sing Prison and motion pictures -- The carceral reformer -- A different story: recreation and cinema in women's prisons and reformatories -- Cinema and prison reform -- Conclusion: the prison museum and media use in the contemporary prison
Control code
954133810
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231541565
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • f460f7d9-1d0b-471c-9685-06ad7360f509
  • 22573/ctt1d2d61f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)954133810

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