Visionary Film

Visionary Film : The American Avant-Garde, 1943-1978

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Critics hailed the first edition of Visionary Films as the most complete work written on the exciting, often puzzling, and always controversial genre of American avant-garde film. Now P. Adams Sitney has revised and updated his classic book with a detailed study of major achievements made in the last decade.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 136.4 x 206.2 x 25.4mm | 398.12g
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0195024869
  • 9780195024869
  • 960,208

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Critics hailed the first edition of Visionary Film as the most complete work written on the exciting, often puzzling, and always controversial genre of American avant-garde film. Now P. Adams Sitney has revised and updated his classic book with a detailed study of major achievements made in the last decade.
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"An essential text in the field of avant-garde film."--Gary Reynolds, Minneapolis Community College
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