Dreaming of Cinema: Spectatorship, Surrealism, and the Age of Digital Media

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Video games, YouTube channels, Blu-ray discs, and other forms of "new" media have made theatrical cinema seem "old." A sense of "cinema lost" has accompanied the ascent of digital media, and many worry film's capacity to record the real is fundamentally changing. Yet the Surrealist movement never treated cinema as a realist medium and understood our perceptions of the real itself to be a mirage. Returning to their interpretation of film's aesthetics and function, this book reads the writing, films, and art of Luis Bunuel, ...

Dreaming of Cinema: Spectatorship, Surrealism, and the Age of Digital Media 2015, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231166577

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Dreaming of Cinema: Spectatorship, Surrealism, and the Age of Digital Media 2015, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231166560

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