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Stan Brakhage
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Suranjan Ganguly
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-22 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

In this volume, editor Suranjan Ganguly collects nine of Stan Brakhage’s most important interviews in which the filmmaker describes his conceptual frameworks; his theories of vision and sound; the importance of poetry, music, and the visual arts in relation to his work; his concept of the muse; and the key
Essential Brakhage
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Stan Brakhage, Bruce Rice McPherson
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: McPherson & Company

In the course of making nearly 400 films over the past 50 years, "Stan Brakhage" became synonymous with independent American filmmaking, particularly its avant-garde component. This major collection of writings draws primarily upon two long out-of-print books--Metaphors on Vision and Brakhage Scrapbook. Brakhage examines filmmaking in relation to social and
Stan Brakhage the Realm Buster
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Marco Lori, Esther Leslie
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-10 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Stan Brakhage's body of work counts as one of the most important within post-war avant-garde cinema, and yet it has rarely been given the attention it deserves. Over the years, though, diverse and original reflections have developed, distancing his figure little by little from critical categories. This collection of newly
Philosophy in Stan Brakhage's Dog Star Man
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Alberto Baracco
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-01 - Publisher: Springer

This book shows how a masterpiece of experimental cinema can be interpreted through hermeneutics of the film world. As an application of Ricœurian methodology to a non-narrative film, the book calls into question the fundamental concept of the film world. Firmly rooted within the context of experimental cinema, Stan Brakhage’s
The Films of Stan Brakhage in the American Tradition of Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein and Charles Olson
Language: en
Pages: 584
Authors: R. Bruce Elder
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-26 - Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

Since the late 1950s Stan Brakhage has been in the forefront of independent filmmaking. His body of work — some seventy hours — is one of the largest of any filmmaker in the history of cinema, and one of the most diverse. Probably the most widely quoted experimental filmmaker in