Film history as media archaeology [electronic resource] : tracking digital cinema / Thomas Elsaesser
- Elsaesser, Thomas, 1943-2019
- Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 
- Physical Description:
- 407 pages ; 24 cm.
- Film culture in transition ; 50
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- License restrictions may limit access.
- General Introduction -- Media archaeology: Foucault's legacy -- I. Early Cinema -- 1. Film history as media archaeology 2. The cinematic dispositif (Between apparatus theory and artists' cinema) -- II. The Challenge of Sound -- 3. Going 'live' Body and voice in some early German sound films -- 4. The optical wave. Walter Ruttmann in 1929 -- III. Archaeologies of Interactivity -- 5. Archaeologies of interactivity. The 'Rube' as symptom of media change -- 6. Constructive instability or: the life of things as cinema's afterlife? -- IV. Digital Cinema -- 7. Digital cinema, delivery, event, time -- 8. Digital cinema and the apparatus, archaeologies, epistemologies, ontologies -- V. New Genealogies of Cinema 9. The "return' of 3D. on some of the logics and genealogies of the image in the twenty-first century -- 10. Cinema, motion, energy, and entropy. A different archaeology of cinema? -- VI. Media Archaeology as Symptom? -- 11. Media archaeology as the poetry of obsolescence -- 12. Media archaeology as symptom.
- 9462980578 (hardcover), 9789462980570 (hardcover), 9789462984899 (paperback), 9462984891 (paperback), and 9789048529964
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-396) and index.
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