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Caught In-Between – Intermediality in Contemporary Eastern European and Russian Cinema - Edinburgh Scholarship Online
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Caught In-Between: Intermediality in Contemporary Eastern European and Russian Cinema

Ágnes Petho


This collection of essays explores intermediality as a new perspective in the interpretation of the cinemas that have emerged after the collapse of the former Eastern Bloc. As an aesthetic based on a productive interaction of media and highlighting cinema's relationship with the other arts, intermediality always implies a state of in-betweenness which is capable of registering tensions and ambivalences that go beyond the realm of media. The comparative analyses of films from Hungary, Romania, Poland, the Czech Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Russia demonstrate that intermediality can be ... More

Keywords: intermediality, Eastern European cinema, Russian cinema, in-betweenness, interart relations, cinema and photography, cinema and painting, cinema and sculpture, cinema and theatre, digital images

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Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474435499
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435499.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ágnes Petho, editor
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania

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Part 1 Entangled Sensations, Cinema in-between the Arts

Part 2 Immersions into Memory, Culture and Intermediality

Part 3 Reflections upon Reality, Representation and Power

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