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Title Red velvet seat : women's writings on the first fifty years of cinema / edited by Antonia Lant, with Ingrid Periz.

Imprint London ; New York : Verso, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  791.43082 R245 2006    ---  Available
Description xxiv, 872 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [808]-864) and indexes.
Contents Part One: The red velvet seat -- Introduction -- Seeing or being seen -- Touring the audience -- Why we go to the movies -- The spectatrix -- Part Two: What was cinema? --Introduction -- Film aesthetics and the other arts -- Part Three: Cinema as power -- Introduction -- Futurology -- Captive minds -- Enlightenment without tears -- Means of control -- Part Four: The critic's hat -- Introduction -- Naming the object -- Reviewing -- The star -- Film as the national barometer -- In the shadow of war -- The limits of criticism -- Part Five: Cinema as a job -- Introduction -- A job for whom? -- The actress and adventuress -- The screenwriter -- The director -- Working in the auditorium.
Subject Motion pictures.
Motion pictures and women.
Added Author Lant, Antonia, 1956-
Periz, Ingrid.
ISBN 1859847226 (pbk.)
9781859847220 (pbk.)
1844671194 (hbk.)
9781844671199 (hbk.)
Standard No. YDXCP 2438157
UKM b99Y5128
YDXCP 1557749
NLGGC 181848414

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