Eisenstein Rediscovered

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Ian Christie, Richard Taylor
Routledge, 1993 - Performing Arts - 260 pages
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In Eisenstein Rediscovered Ian Christie and Richard Taylor present the first true East-West symposium on Eisenstein with an unparalleled diversity of views and methodologies. Two newly discovered texts by Eisenstein are here translated fro the first time, and all the contributors make extensive use of material only recently available - variant scripts, drawings, diaries and other writings - to probe behind the familiar facade. The `new' Eisenstein that emerges is in all respects a more engaging and contemporary figure than is traditionally perceived, his wit, eroticism and exlectic passions defining a distinctively modern sensibility whose rediscovey is long overdue.

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About the author (1993)

Christie taught in art schools before working for the British Film Institute in programming, distribution and special projects. He established the Institute's video publishing arm and co-curated a number of exhibitions. He is currently Anniversary Professor of Film and Media History at Birkbeck College, University of London.

Richard L. Taylor (Dublin, Ohio) is an award-winning author of many aviation articles and books. Currently an aviation consultant, he taught at all levels of the flight curriculum as an assistant professor of aviation at Ohio State University.

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