Understanding Movies: The Art and History of Film: The Modern Scholar Audiobook

Understanding Movies: The Art and History of Film: The Modern Scholar, by Professor Raphael Shargel
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Why does the cinema have the power to move the heart, stimulate the mind, and dazzle the imagination? How did the art of film develop from its origins to the present day?

This course covers the history and aesthetics of the movies. It traces the experiments and innovations that gave rise to the modern cinema, developing a vocabulary that helps explain the variety of choices filmmakers make when they construct shots and edit them together.

In each lecture, Professor Raphael Shargel introduces a period of film history, talks about its importance, covers aspects of cinematic technique, and illustrates his points by analyzing specific movies from the era under discussion. The course thus has both breadth and depth, covering the major movements in film history while at the same time focusing on key pictures worthy of study and enjoyment.

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Though you may know Professor Raphael Shargel from the popular titles Understanding Movies: The Art and History of Film: The Modern Scholar and The Modern Scholar: Shakespeare: Ten Great Comedies, Professor Raphael Shargel is actually one of the most renowned Classics and Arts & Entertainment authors in our catalog. In total, we carry 2 audiobooks from Professor Raphael Shargel, with the latest Classics title being: The Modern Scholar: Shakespeare: Ten Great Comedies. Understanding Movies: The Art and History of Film: The Modern Scholar was added to our catalog in 2008, making it the author's oldest title available on our website, while Understanding Movies: The Art and History of Film: The Modern Scholar is the most popular and bestselling from Professor Raphael Shargel. Enjoy over 15 hours of listening from Professor Raphael Shargel, among the 2 audiobooks we have available. With such a wide variety, we know you're sure to enjoy Classics books from Professor Raphael Shargel. For more choices and information on Professor Raphael Shargel, please visit their author page: Professor Raphael Shargel.