In Excess

In Excess

Sergei Eisenstein's Mexico

eBook - 2009
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During the 1920s and '30s, Mexico attracted an international roster of artists and intellectuals-including Orson Welles, Katherine Anne Porter, and Leon Trotsky-who were drawn to the heady tumult engendered by battling cultural ideologies in an emerging center for the avant-garde. Against the backdrop of this cosmopolitan milieu, In Excess reconstructs the years that the renowned Soviet director Sergei Eisenstein spent in the country to work on his controversial film Que Viva Mexico! Illuminating the inextricability of Eisenstein's oeuvre from the global cultures of modernity and f.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780226734163
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 221 pages) : illustrations


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