Abstract: In this study, the first to consider Luchino Visconti's entire works, Henry Bacon examines the films of one of Italy's pre-eminent filmmakers against the cultural, historical, and biographical contexts in which they were made. Through analysis of his achievements, Visconti also emerges as a twentieth-century inheritor and renewer of the nineteenth-century narrative tradition, especially that of the novel and the opera.
Title and contributions: Visconti : explorations of beauty and decay / Henry Bacon.
Publication: Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Physical description: ix, 285 p. ; 24 cm.
Language: English (language of the text, soundtrack, etc..)
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