The Nostradamus of Cinema: Benjamin Fondane and the Poetics of Films

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The paper is part of a broader research aiming to examine how the avant-garde film theory shaped the experimental cinematic practices during the interwar era and contribute to the work that has been published on provocative cinema during the 1920 to 1940 by examining the application of film theory to cinematic practices in Europe during the interbellum epoch.
The study will address the significant lacuna in the academic literature that has been published on the European avant-garde cinema in the interwar period by providing a comprehensive overview of the theoretical and ideological foundations of cinematic vision, underlying on the French avant-garde cinema and the vision of Benjamin Fondane.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBalkan Cinema and the Great Wars
Subtitle of host publicationEdited By Adrian-Silvan Ionescu, Savas Arslan and Marian Tutui
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherPeter Lang
ISBN (Print)978-3-631-80909-9
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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