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Visconti: Explorations of Beauty and Decay Henry Bacon

Visconti: Explorations of Beauty and Decay

Henry Bacon

Published March 28th 1998
ISBN : 9780521590570
Hardcover
285 pages
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In this study, the first to consider Luchino Viscontis entire works, Henry Bacon examines the films of one of Italys pre-eminent filmmakers against the cultural, historical, and biographical contexts in which they were made. Through analysis of hisMoreIn this study, the first to consider Luchino Viscontis entire works, Henry Bacon examines the films of one of Italys pre-eminent filmmakers against the cultural, historical, and biographical contexts in which they were made. Through analysis of his achievements, Visconti also emerges as a twentieth-century inheritor and renewer of the nineteenth-century narrative tradition, especially that of the novel and the opera.