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Maya Deren and the American avant-garde

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deren, Maya -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Bill Nichols.
    ContributionsNichols, Bill., Deren, Maya.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.D47 M39 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 331 p. :
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3944436M
    ISBN 100520224442, 0520227328
    LC Control Number2001027112

    Maya Deren (–61) once wrote: “In film I can make the world dance.” And that’s exactly what she did. And that’s exactly what she did. Born in Kiev years ago, Deren is one of the most influential figures in American avant-garde cinema. Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde (editor) This collection of essays took shape during a Graduate Film Conference at San Francisco State University. It provides a diverse set of interpretations of Deren’s remarkable writings and films.

    C. Nekola, “On Not Being Maya Deren” Wide Angle, 18, October, Bill Nichols (ed.), Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde, (includes the complete text of Maya Deren’s ‘An Anagram of Ideas on Art, Form and Film’), Berkeley: University of California Press, Maya Deren (–) was a Russian-born American filmmaker, theorist, poet, and photographer working at the forefront of the American avant-garde in the s and s.

      In an age when Hollywood was producing large scale films with clear narratives, directors like Maya Deren persistently created films which knocked audience off-balance and often left them uncomfortable and restless. She gave birth to a sect which cultivated the avant-garde genre within American. Maya Deren >Maya Deren () wore many hats in her brief lifetime: avant-garde >filmmaker, documentarian, author, and Voudoun priestess, to name a few. Her >influence, especially in independent film, has not only endured but also >increased in .


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In the latter, Maya Deren is part of a feminist film canon but before its time. Here Maya Deren is an icon, a model, an inspiration/5(2). Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde also includes one of the most significant reflections on the nature of art and the responsibilities of the filmmaker ever written--Deren's influential but long out-of-print book, An Anagram of.

Maya Deren, influential director and performer who is often called the “mother” of American avant-garde filmmaking. Her films are not only poetic but instructive, offering insight into the human body and pysche and demonstrating the potential of film to explore these subjects. Deren immigrated to.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde grows out of this confer¬ ence. The contents include several papers that have been revised and rewritten but that were first given at the conference.

The essays by Lucy Fischer, Maureen Turim, Catherine Soussloff, and Jane Wodening Brakhage and the tribute by Barbara Hammer are ones I solicited to roundFile Size: 23MB.

The text of Maya Deren's "An anagram of ideas on art, form, and film" is included in the appendix Some contributions are rev.

papers of a conference held at the San Francisco State University in conjunction with a film series at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; other contributions were prepared for this volumePages: Get this from a library.

Maya Deren and the American avant-garde. [Bill Nichols; Maya Deren;] -- Regarded as one of the founders of the postwar American independent cinema, Maya Deren was a poet, photographer, ethnographer and filmaker. Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde also includes one of the most significant reflections on the nature of art and the responsibilities of the filmmaker ever written--Deren's influential but long out-of-print book, An Anagram of 5/5(2).

Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde also includes one of the most significant reflections on the nature of art and the responsibilities of the filmmaker ever written--Deren's influential but long out-of-print book, An Anagram of Ideas on Art, Form and Film, in its entirety.

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by Nichols, B (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). The second edition of P. Adams Sitney’s Visionary Film: The American Avant-Garde suggests, with “Meshes of the Afternoon” a comparative analysis of Deren’s film Meshes of the Afternoon and the Bunuel/Dali film Un Chien Andalou, that Maya Deren has an established place in the avant-garde cinema.

Sitney connotes Deren’s. This book is a thorough review of Maya Deren's total oeuvre, offering a study of one of our most important filmmakers who has been more overlooked than one might expect. Further study of Deren from a distinct point of view, as Keller offers, is a vital contribution.

Bill Nichols, film critic and editor of Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde. Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde also includes one of the most significant reflections on the nature of art and the responsibilities of the filmmaker ever written–Deren’s influential but long out-of-print book, An Anagram of Ideas on Art, Form and Film, in its entirety.

Having Deren’s own writing included in Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde is appropriate to any discursive exercise surrounding this filmmaker whose legacy is firmly grounded in the relation between her films and written exegesis.

“An Anagram is an essay of its time, both surveying and critiquing the film practices in currency in. "Maya Deren (ApKiev OctoNew York City), born Eleanora Derenkowsky, was an American avant-garde filmmaker and film theorist of the s and s.

Deren was also a choreographer, dancer, poet, writer and photographer."/5. Maya Deren (ApKiev – OctoNew York City), born Eleanora Derenkowsky, was an American avant-garde filmmaker and film theorist of the s and s.

Deren was also a choreographer, dancer, poet, writer and phyEarly lifeDeren was born in Kiev, Ukraine to Solomon Derenkowsky and Marie Fiedler. It is said that she was. Mar 8, - Explore nchicha's board "Maya Deren", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Maya, Filmmaking, Short subject pins. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Maya Deren and the American avant-garde by Bill Nichols,University of California Press edition, in EnglishCited by: Maya Deren and the American avant-garde by Bill Nichols (Book) Meshes of the afternoon by John David Rhodes (Book) Defiant itineraries: Caribbean paradigms in American dance and film by Lydia Platon Lázaro (Book).

Maya Deren created what is perhaps the most famous American avant-garde film, Meshes of the Afternoon, and is widely acknowledged as a pioneer of the avant-garde movement. Yet she was also a prolific writer of the theory of cinema, as well as an advocate for new modes of distribution and exhibition to counter the Hollywood industry.Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde also includes one of the most significant reflections on the nature of art and the responsibilities of the filmmaker ever written--Deren's influential but long out-of-print book, An Anagram of Ideas on Art, Form and Film, in its : Bill Nichols.Book Description: Maya Deren () was a Russian-born American filmmaker, theorist, poet, and photographer working at the forefront of the American avant-garde in the s and s.

Influenced by Jean Cocteau and Marcel Duchamp, she is best known for her seminal film Meshes of the Afternoon (), a dream-like experiment with time and.