Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Body of Vision, A: Representations of the Body in Recent Film and Poetry Paperback – October 14, 1998


See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback, October 14, 1998
"Please retry"
$48.03 $43.00
Take%20an%20Extra%2030%25%20Off%20Any%20Book

Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • Take an Extra 30% Off Any Book: Use promo code HOLIDAY30 at checkout to get an extra 30% off any book for a limited time. Excludes Kindle eBooks and Audible Audiobooks. Restrictions apply. Learn more.

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Year
Best Books of 2014
Looking for something great to read? Browse our editors' picks for 2014's Best Books of the Year in fiction, nonfiction, mysteries, children's books, and much more.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 408 pages
  • Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press (October 14, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0889203288
  • ISBN-13: 978-0889203280
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 0.8 x 6.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,212,419 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Review

"... each of the book's principal parts is exemplary of the kind of criticism film studies needs and should have a great deal more of." -- Bart Testa, , University of Toronto Quarterly

"A Body of Vison is filled with vividly detailed readings of films that map the confused and exhilarating intersections of the body and the symbolic processes that surround and issue from it. Elder's focus si tight, his resistance to the limits of realist representation powerful and convincing." -- Point of View

"Elder is undoubtedly one of the most stimulating thinkers I have ever encountered" (translated from the Italian). -- Antonio Bisaccia, author of Effetto Snow and art reviewer for Manifesto, Il Manifesto and Artleader

About the Author

Filmmaker, author and critic, R. Bruce Elder inspires and enjoys debate. His films have been exhibited internationally and his polemical piece, “The Cinema We Need”, remains one of the most discussed pieces of writing on Canadian film. Elder has also produced a forty-two-hour film cycle entitled The Book of All the Dead. In 2007 R. Bruce Elder received the Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers