Joel and Ethan Coen

Joel and Ethan Coen

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Description

A postmodern analysis of the Coen brothers' approach to filmmakingshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 142.2 x 210.8 x 20.3mm | 408.24g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0252029364
  • 9780252029363

Review quote

"There is as yet only one book length analysis of any note [about the Coen Brothers] by a film scholar: R. Barton Palrmer's Joel and Ethan Coen (2004). . . . This is a book for those who have already made the acquaintance of the Coens through their films and are now ready to think about their work seriously."--Film Internationalshow more

Table of contents

Introduction: A brief portrait of the artists; A different meaning for the same old song: Blood Simple; The Coen brothers: Postmodern filmmakers; Uncertainty principle: The Man Who Wasn't There; The exotic everyday: Fargo; The artist, mass culture and the common man: Barton Fink and Raising Arizona; Classic Hollywood redivivus: The Hudsucker Proxy and O Brother, Where Art Thou?; The Coen brothers interviewed; Michel Ciment and Hubert Niogret; Filmographyshow more

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