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The Poetics of Cinema (Russian Poetics in Translation Book 9) Richard Taylor

The Poetics of Cinema (Russian Poetics in Translation Book 9)

Richard Taylor

Published March 7th 2013
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In the mid-1970s, with the establishment of the Neo-Formalist Circle in Britain and the publication of a number of international anthologies of and commentaries on the Russian Formalist theorists of the period 1916-1932, it became clear that thisMoreIn the mid-1970s, with the establishment of the Neo-Formalist Circle in Britain and the publication of a number of international anthologies of and commentaries on the Russian Formalist theorists of the period 1916-1932, it became clear that this important school of literary theory and criticism was only sketchily known to scholars unable to read Russian.The editors, Ann Shukman and Michael O’Toole, published in English ten volumes (80-120pp. each) of the key Formalists: Eikhenbaum, Tynyanov, Shklovsky, Brik, Jakobson, Tomashevsky, Yarkho, Bernstein, Freidenberg, Bogatyrev and Vinogradov on poetry, prose genres, dramatic structure and cinema.Since the Soviet suppression of Formalist theorizing in the early 1930s, it was left to the Bakhtin School of discourse theory and the Prague School of Structuralists to continue the best of their enterprises until the emergence of the Russian Structuralist theorists of the 1960s to 80s, such as Lotman, Zholkovsky, Scheglov, Toporov, Gasparov, Tarlinskaya and Permyakov, who have continued to influence theories of literature, cinema, language and culture worldwide.This is Volume 9 of the series.- VOLUME 1 (1975) Generating the Literary Text- VOLUME 2 (1976) Poetry and Prose- VOLUME 3 (1976) : General Semiotics- VOLUME 4 (1977) : Formalist Theory- VOLUME 5 (1978) : Formalism: History, Comparison, Genre- VOLUME 6 (1979): Dramatic Structure, Poetic and Cognitive Semantics- VOLUME 7 (1980): Metre, Stanza, Rhyme- VOLUME 8 (1981) : Film Theory and General Semiotics- VOLUME 9 (1982): Film Theory of the 1920s- VOLUME 10 (1983) Bakhtin School Papers