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Streetwalking on a Ruined Map
Language: en
Pages: 436
Authors: Giuliana Bruno
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-08 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Emphasizing the importance of cultural theory for film history, Giuliana Bruno enriches our understanding of early Italian film as she guides us on a series of "inferential walks" through Italian culture in the first decades of this century. This innovative approach---the interweaving of examples of cinema with architecture, art history,
The Pinecone
Language: en
Pages: 352
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Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-04 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

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Reflections on Blue Water
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Alan Ross
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-29 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

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Italy, the Magic Land
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