Eyes Upside Down: Visonary Filmmakers and the Heritage of Emerson
Sitney analyzes in detail the work of eleven American avant-garde filmmakers as heirs to the aesthetics of exhilaration and innovative vision articulated by Ralph Waldo Emerson and explored by John Cage, Charles Olson and Gertrude Stein. The films discussed span the sixty years since the Second World War. With three chapters each devoted to Stan Brakhage and Robert Beavers...more
Paperback, 417 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Oxford University Press
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