Andre Bazin's New Media by André Bazin,Dudley Andrew

By André Bazin,Dudley Andrew

André Bazin’s writings on cinema are one of the such a lot influential reflections at the medium ever written. nevertheless, his severe pursuits ranged generally and encompassed the "new media" of the Nineteen Fifties, together with tv, 3D movie, Cinerama, and CinemaScope. Fifty-seven of his stories and essays addressing those new technologies—their inventive capability, social impression, and courting to latest artwork forms—have been translated right here for the 1st time in English with notes and an creation through best Bazin authority Dudley Andrew. those essays convey Bazin’s astute method of more than a few visible media and the relevance of his severe concept to our personal period of recent media. a thrilling spouse to the basic What Is Cinema? volumes, André Bazin’s New Media is superb for lecture room use and very important for an individual attracted to the historical past of media.

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