New Cinema Histories

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62 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationExplorations in New Cinema History
Subtitle of host publicationApproaches and Case Studies
PublisherBlackwell Publishing
Number of pages38
ISBN (Print)9781405199490
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • Achieving critical mass and methodological maturity -a distinct identity
  • Cinema memory, type that Kuhn identifies -more situated, context of events in subject's own life
  • Cinema, historical interest to researchers -proper business of film studies, and study of films
  • Emerging international trend in research into cinema history -circulation and consumption
  • Euro-American historiography, and new cinema history -Krzyszt of Pomian's phrase, 'shifted their gaze from extraordinary to the everyday'
  • Haydon white, that 'historiophoty'-visual image analysis, and different manner of 'reading'
  • Idea of films, forms of mass or popular culture -'eloquent social documents' reflecting flow of contemporary history
  • Mapping cinema experiences
  • New cinema history, and what is new in it -a distinctive approach
  • Place, cinema exhibition attendance -idiosyncrasies of local microhistorical narrative

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