Sergei M. Eisenstein : notes for general history of cinema
Author: Sergei Eisenstein; N I Kleĭman; Antonio Somaini; Margo Shohl Rosen; Brinton Tench Coxe; All authors
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2016.
Series: Film theory in media history.
Edition/Format: Print book : English
Named Person: Sergei Eisenstein; Sergei Eisenstein
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sergei Eisenstein; N I Kleĭman; Antonio Somaini; Margo Shohl Rosen; Brinton Tench Coxe; Natalie Ryabchikova
ISBN: 9789089642837 9089642838 9789089648440 9089648445
OCLC Number: 748349700
Description: 545 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Foreword / Naum Kleiman —
Cinema as “dynamic mummification,” history as montage : Einstein’s media archaeology / Antonio Somaini —
Notes for a general history of cinema / Sergei M. Eisenstein —
What renders Daumier’s art so cinematic for Eisenstein? / Ada Ackerman —
“The heritage we renounce” : Eisenstein in historio-graphy / François Albera —
The Notes for a general history of cinema and the dialectic of the Eistensteinian image / Luka Arsenjuk —
Act now!, or For an untimely Eistenstein / Nico Baumbach —
Pathos and praxis (Eisenstein versus Barthes) / Georges Didi-Huberman —
Eisenstein’s absolutely wonderful, totally impossible project / Jane Gaines —
Dynamic typicality / Abe Geil —
Archaeology vs. paleontology : a note on Eisenstein’s Notes for a general history of cinema / Vinzenz Hediger —
Point–pathos–totality / Mikhail Iampolski —
Distant echoes / Arun Khopkar —
“Synthesis” of the arts or “friendly cooperation” between the arts? : the general history of cinema according to Eistenstein / Pietro Montani —
Eisenstein’s mummy complex : temporality, trauma, and a distinction in Eisenstein’s Notes for a general history of cinema / Philip Rosen —
Sergei Eisenstein and the Soviet models for the study of cinema, 1920s-1940s / Masha Salazkina and Natalie Ryabchikova.
Series Title: Film theory in media history.
Other Titles: Notes for general history of cinema
Responsibility: edited by Naum Kleiman & Antonio Somaini ; translations from Russian by Margo Shohl Rosen, Brinton Tench Coxe, and Natalie Ryabchikova.
Eisenstein’s virtual map of the world of all cinema-related media.
Notes: “The six texts published here under the general title of Notes for a General History of Cinema gather notes that were written by Eisenstein in different periods between Ocober 1946 and January 1948”–Page 9.
Includes the translated text of Eisenstein’s Notes for a general history of cinema, with introductory material and critical essays.