Recycled Culture in Contemporary Art and Film : The Uses of Nostalgia (Cambridge Studies in Film)
Vera DikaISBN: 0521016312; 9780521016315;
Book DescriptionVera Dika explores the reuse of images, plots and genres of film history from a broad range of critical perspectives. Examining works of art and film that resist the pull of the past, Dika provides an in-depth analysis within a variety of media, including performance, photography, Punk film, and examples from mainstream American and European cinema. Her study analyzes avant-garde art work within the context of contemporary mainstream film practice, as well as in relationship to their historical moment.