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Author Galt, Rosalind

Title Pretty : film and the decorative image / Rosalind Galt

Publ Info New York : Columbia University Press, [2011]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Lincoln  PN1995 .G245 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PN1995 .G245 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  PN1995 .G245 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PN1995 .G245 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 390 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Film and culture
Note Includes filmography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [351]-375) and index
Contents Introduction : the pretty as troublesome image -- From aesthetics to film aesthetics : or, beauty and truth redux -- Colors : Derek Jarman and queer aesthetics -- Ornament and modernity : from decorative art to cultural criticism -- Objects : oriental style and the arabesques of Moulin Rouge! -- At the crossroads : iconoclasm and the anti-aesthetic in postwar film and theory -- Forms : Soy Cuba and revolutionary beauty -- Perverse prettiness : sexuality, gender, and aesthetic exclusion -- Bodies : the sumptuous charms of Ulrike Ottinger -- Postscript : toward a worldly image
LC subject Motion pictures -- Aesthetics
ISBN 9780231153461 (hardback : alk. paper)
0231153465 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780231153478 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0231153473 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780231526951 (ebook)
0231526954 (ebook)