Jean-Luc Godard, Cinema Historian

Jean-Luc Godard, Cinema Historian

Michael Witt


Originally published as a videographic scan in movie historical past, Jean-Luc Godard's Histoire(s) du cinéma has pioneered how we expect approximately and narrate cinema heritage, and in how background is taught via cinema. during this stunningly illustrated quantity, Michael Witt explores Godard’s landmark paintings as either a specimen of an artist's imaginative and prescient and a philosophical assertion at the historical past of movie. Witt contextualizes Godard's theories and techniques to historiography and offers a consultant to the wide-ranging cinematic, aesthetic, and cultural forces that formed Godard's groundbreaking rules at the heritage of cinema.

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