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The Unsilvered Screen: Surrealism on Film

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May, 2007
Paper, 256 pages,
ISBN: 978-1-904764-86-1
Wallflower Press
$25.00 / £17.50

Leading critics from the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Canada, and Japan offer fresh, provocative views of canonical Surrealist works from Luis Buñuel, Jan Svankmajer, and David Lynch. They also offer lively analyses of surrealist aspects of contemporary Japanese, Russian, and British cinema, Disney animation, digital cinema, and documentary, exploring the vibrant effect and considerable legacy of surrealism on film.

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About the Author

Graeme Harper is head of creative arts, film, and media at the University of Portsmouth and is the author of Comedy, Fantasy, and Colonialism and Small Maps of the World. Rob Stone is senior lecturer in the department of media and communication at the University of Swansea and is the author of Spanish Cinema and The Wounded Throat: Flamenco in the Works of Federico García Lorca and Carlos Saura.

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