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Return to Book Page. Porton makes a number of interesting points about particular films, aesthetics, politics and their conjunction.

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Dave G is currently reading it Oct 14, Jesse Irwin rated it liked it Oct 31, Please note that this is not a book of anarchist films.

Chris marked it as to-read Jun 11, Odonian Rainbow Collective rated it liked it Jul 01, Matt rated it liked it Apr 25, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Porton makes a number anarauismo interesting points abo This book is at that same time quite good, and also disappointing.

Verso Books added it Apr 05, The main letdown is the book is not really about the anarchist imagination per se, as much as the role that anarchists have played in the popular imagination as embodied in the form of film.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. So overall it’s quite a good book, although I kept wishing that those moments would occur more frequently, that it would be a work anarchist imagination rather than on the imagination constructed of anarchism. This book is at that same time quite good, and also disappointing.

This is not so surprising, although I suppose in am academic context since I think richatd Porton is the first to write about such that makes it a good contribution to knowledge.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Santiago Reyes Osorio rated it really liked it Mar 29, Unique, I am not aware of any anarqkismo book like this, despite its dryness. NormaCenva marked it as to-read Jun 07, Marty marked it as to-read Sep 17, Tristan Tzarathustra rated it it was amazing Aug 07, What would strike me as anarquiso interesting would be to explore the relation between anarchist approaches to representation, aesthetics and knowledge as they operate within film, and whether the cjne is conducive to the fostering of anarchistic imaginaries and relations.

In Film and the Anarchist Imaginationthe first comprehensive survey of anarchism in film, Richard Porton deconstructs such stereotypes while offering an authoritative account of films featuring anarchist characters and motifs.


Film and the Anarchist Imagination by Richard Porton

Lists with This Book. Edward Belfield marked it as to-read Sep 03, In other words to take anarchism as an approach rather than an object of study, which is what I thought the book would be trying to do given the title.

Arvid rated it liked it Mar 26, Traci is currently reading it Dec 18, So now I have a quite substantial list of interesting films to track down and watch for instance the first one I looked for is Rene Clair’s A Nous la Liberte, which I had not heard of before, but is a brilliant comedy-operetta about work refusal, factories, etc.

One finds out again how powerful propaganda is, and how out of touch it is from the historical reality of anarchism: Refresh and try again. Trivia About Film and the Anar Roberto rated it liked it Sep 13,