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書名 New critical essays on James Agee and Walker Evans [electronic resource] : perspectives on Let us now praise famous men / edited by Caroline Blinder
出版項 New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
國際標準書號 9780230111868 (electronic bk.)
0230111866 (electronic bk.)
國際標準號碼 9786612992520
book jacket
版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (viii, 191 p.) : ill
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-179) and index
Ontological aspects of let us now praise famous men : death, irony, Faulkner / Mick Gidley -- On the porch and in the room : threshold moments and other ethnographic tropes in let us now praise famous men / John Dorst -- Walker Evan's contrapuntal design : the sequences of photographs in the first and second editions of Let us now praise famous men / Alan Trachtenberg -- The tyranny of words in the economy of abundance : modernism, language, and politics in Let us now praise famous men / Sue Currell -- Agee, Evans, and the therapeutic document : narrative neurosis in the function of art / Paul Hansom -- "Two prickes" : the colon as practice / Paula Rabinowitz -- Animating the Gudgers : on the problems of a cinematic aesthetic in Let us now praise famous men / Caroline Blinder -- Epilogue. Agee and Evans : "On the porch: 4" / William Stott
This timely reappraisal of Walker Evans and James Agee's photo-textual collaboration Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, 1941 focuses on the interdisciplinary aspects of the book. It provides in-depth chapters on the book's status as part imaginative fiction, documentary effort, ethnographic study, confessional writing, and modernist prose. Contributions range from chapters on Walker Evan's photographs and their seminal role in representing the South, material on the journalistic and sociological context for Agee and Evans's collaboration, their personal relationship and more. Taking into account such concepts as psychoanalysis, photography, cinema, ethnography, semiotics, journalism and the South, among other things, these essays constitute a long overdue and important endeavor within American Studies
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鏈接 Print version: New critical essays on James Agee and Walker Evans. 1st ed. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 9780230102927 (DLC) 2010001852 (OCoLC)456171861
主題 Agee, James, 1909-1955
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975
Agee, James, 1909-1955. Let us now praise famous men
Artistic collaboration -- United States
Agee, James
Artistic collaboration
Evans, Walker
Let us now praise famous men
United States
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General. bisacsh
Electronic books
Alt Author Blinder, Caroline, 1967-
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