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"Baich, Laura J" <[log in to unmask]>
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Indiana University Press is pleased to announce the recent publication of:
 
Wagner and Cinema
Edited by Jeongwon Joe and Sander L. Gilman
Foreword by Tony Palmer
Interview with Bill Viola
 
"Timely, relevant, and absolutely central to what is going on in so many
fields. The editors have done a terrific job in bringing together not only
the most appropriate but also the most stimulating and exciting of
contributors." <Linda Hutcheon, author of A Theory of Adaptation
 
The work of Richard Wagner is a continuing source of artistic inspiration
and ideological controversy in literature, philosophy, and music, as well as
cinema. In Wagner and Cinema, a diverse group of established and emerging
scholars examines Wagner's influence on cinema from the silent era to the
present. The essays in this collection engage in a critical dialogue with
existing studies<extending and renovating current theories related to the
topic<and propose unexplored topics and new methodological perspectives. The
contributors discuss films ranging from the 1913 biopic of Wagner to Ridley
Scottšs Gladiator, with essays on silent cinema, film scoring, Wagner in
Hollywood, German cinema, and Wagner beyond the soundtrack.
 
504 pp., 28 b&w illus., 35 musical exx.
cloth 978-0-253-30030-0 $75.00
paper 978-0-253-22163-6 $27.95
 
For more information, visit:
http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/catalog/product_info.php?isbn=978-0-253-22163
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For Instructors:
If you are interested in adopting this book for course use, please see our
exam copy policy:
http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/catalog/information.php?info_id=122&meid=122
 

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Laura Baich
Electronic Marketing Manager
Indiana University Press

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