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The slit eye, the scorpion and the sign of the cross: surrealist film theory and practice revisited

Fotiade, R. (1998) The slit eye, the scorpion and the sign of the cross: surrealist film theory and practice revisited. Screen, 39 (2). pp. 109-123. ISSN 0036-9543 (doi:10.1093/screen/39.2.109)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/screen/39.2.109

Abstract

A critical presentation of the early avant-garde experimentation with film across a range of competing theoretical strands and practices (including the Impressionist school, the abstract/Dada maverick directors and the Surrealist artists),leading up to a re-assessment of the legacy of Surrealism in the Italian and French cinema from the 1960s to the 1980s.

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):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
Journal Name:Screen
Publisher:Oxford University Press
ISSN:0036-9543

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