The Poetics of Iranian Cinema

The Poetics of Iranian Cinema

Aesthetics, Modernity and Film After the Revolution

eBook - 2011
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In the wake of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, Iranian society and culture underwent massive changes. Here, Khatereh Sheibani argues that cinema evolved after the national uprising in 1978/79, and ultimately replaced poetry as the dominant form of cultural expression. She presents a comparative analysis of post-revolutionary Iranian cinema as an offshoot of Iranian modernity, and explains its connections with the themes present in traditional Persian poetry and conventional visual arts. She examines the pre-revolutionary film industry - such as Iranian new wave and filmfarsi movies - its styles a.
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2011
ISBN: 9781848857414
1848857411
9781283380782
1283380781
9780857720443
0857720449
Characteristics: 1 online resource (234 pages)

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