Cinema After Deleuze by Richard Rushton (Continuum, Uk, 2012)

Pub. date: 17 May 2012 (paperback)
Pub. date: 15 Mar 2012 (hardcover)

Cinema After Deleuze offers a clear and lucid introduction to Deleuze’s writings on cinema which will appeal both to undergraduates and specialists in film studies and philosophy. The book provides explanations of the many categories and classifications found in Deleuze’s two landmark books on cinema and offers assessments of a range of films, including works by John Ford, Sergei Eisenstein, Alfred Hitchcock, Michelangelo Antonioni, Alain Resnais and others. Contemporary directors such as Steven Spielberg, Lars von Trier, Martin Scorsese and Wong Kar-wai are also examined in the light of Deleuze’s theories, thus bringing Deleuze's writings on cinema right up to date.
Cinema After Deleuze demonstrates why Deleuze is rightly considered today to be one of the great philosophers of cinema. The book is essential reading for students in philosophy and film studies alike.

Introduction \ 1. What Questions Does Deleuze's Philosophy of Cinema Answer? \ 2. The Movement-Image I: Griffith, Eisenstein, Lang and Gance \ 3. The Movement-Image II: Ford and Kazan \ 4. The Movement-Image III: Hawls and Hitchcock \ 5. The Time-Image I: Neorealism, Rossellini, De Sica and Antonioni \ 6. The Time-Image II: Crystals of Time, Ophuls and Fellini \ 7. The Time-Image III: Sheets of Time, Welles and Resnais \ 8. Cinema and Thought: Spiritual Automata \ 9. Cinema After Deleuze I: The Persistence of the Movement-Image \ 10. Cinema After Deleuze II: New Elements of the Time-Image \ Further Reading \ Index

Richard Rushton, Richard Rushton is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Lancaster University, UK. He is the author ofThe Reality of Film (Manchester University Press, 2010) and (with Gary Bettinson) What is Film Theory? (Open University Press, 2010) as well as numerous articles on film and cultural theory

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