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Fixed-explosive: Buñuel's surrealist time-image

Fotiade, R. (2013) Fixed-explosive: Buñuel's surrealist time-image. In: Stone, R. and Gutierrez-Albilla, J.D. (eds.) A Companion to Luis Buñuel. Series: Wiley-Blackwell companions to film directors . Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK, pp. 156-171. ISBN 9781444336337

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Abstract

This book-chapter is using Deleuzian film theory in order to explore Bunuel's sustained engagement with Surrealist visual aesthetics and his experimental use of shot transitions, mise-en-scene and montage beginning with the late 1920s, that can be said to prefigure the advent of the time-image while highlighting his proximity to Breton's conception of beauty as 'fixed-explosive'.

Item Type:Book Section
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Fotiade, Dr Ramona
Authors: Fotiade, R.
Subjects:N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
College/School:College of Arts > School of Modern Languages and Cultures > French
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell
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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
407591Pictures of the mind - surrealist photography and filmRamona FotiadeArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)112899/1MLC - FRENCH