By Christophe Wall-Romana

Cinepoetry analyzes how French poets have remapped poetry in the course of the lens of cinema for greater than a century. In exhibiting how poets have drawn on mass tradition, know-how, and fabric photographs to include the assumption, approach, and adventure of cinema into writing, Wall-Romana records the lengthy historical past of cross-media ideas and practices frequently notion to emerge with the digital.

In displaying the cinematic recognition of Mallarmé and Breton and calling for a reappraisal of the influential poetry thought of the early filmmaker Jean Epstein, Cinepoetry reevaluates the bases of literary modernism. The e-book additionally explores the the most important hyperlink among trauma and trans-medium experiments within the wake of 2 global wars and highlights the marginal identification of cinepoets who have been usually Jewish, homosexual, foreign-born, or at the margins.

What effects is a extensive rethinking of the connection among movie and literature. The episteme of cinema, the booklet demonstates, reached the very middle of its supposedly intellectual rival, whereas while glossy poetry cultivated the technocultural savvy that's came across this day in slams, e-poetry, and poetic-digital hybrids.

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