Ken Russell: Re-Viewing England's Last Mannerist by Kevin M. Flanagan

By Kevin M. Flanagan

For greater than forty years, Ken Russell has directed one of the most provocative, debatable, and noteworthy movies in British cinema, together with Women in Love, The tune Lovers, Tommy, and Altered States. during this anthology, Kevin Flanagan has compiled essays that concurrently position Russell's movies inside of a variety of educational contexts-gender experiences, Victorian reviews, and cultural criticism-on the single hand and extend the foundational heritage of Russell's occupation at the different. Ken Russell: Re-Viewing England's final Mannerist recontextualizes the director's paintings in gentle of latest techniques to movie reviews and corrects or amends earlier scholarship.

This assortment tackles Russell's mainstream successes (Tommy, Altered States) and his seldom-seen masterpieces (The Debussy Film, Mahler), in addition to his serious flops (Salome's final Dance, Lady Chatterley's Lover). The booklet additionally contains info on Russell's so much vague tv motion pictures, insights on his debatable motion pictures of the Nineteen Seventies, and a brand new attention of Russell's profession in gentle of his contemporary go back to beginner filmmaking. Representing an important collaboration between students, Ken Russell: Re-Viewing England's final Mannerist displays a newly revived curiosity within the paintings of this crucial filmmaker.

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