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The Eloquence of the Vulgar: Language, Cinema and the Politics of Culture

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In The Eloquence of the Vulgar , the distinguished academic Colin MacCabe reflects on cultural change from Shakespeare to Derek Jarman, on the institutional forms of knowledge, on the links between popular and elite art, and on the role of the intellectual in contemporary life. A radical argument emerges from the book's diverse concerns. Cinema and television - the new and democratic art forms of the twentieth century - demand a fundamental rethinking of our concepts of language and culture. What is at stake is the very ...

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The Eloquence of the Vulgar: Language, Cinema and the Politics of Culture
1999, British Film Institute, New York

ISBN-13: 9780851706788

1999 edition

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The Eloquence of the Vulgar: Language, Cinema and the Politics of Culture
1999, British Film Institute, New York

ISBN-13: 9780851706771

1999 edition

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