Political Modernism and the Quest for Film Studies

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This article deals with the use of the term "modernism" in influential film studies texts primarily in the 1970s and 1980s. The main focus is put on the debate between film theoreticians Peter Wollen and Paul Willemen.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRethinking Modernism
EditorsMarianne Thormählen
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
ISBN (Print)1-4039-1180-0
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Arts


  • studies
  • Screen
  • Peter Wollen
  • Colin MacCabe
  • Paul Willemen
  • film
  • Modernism


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