Volume 08, Number 2, January 1998
Table of Contents
Special Issue on Film
Robert Kolker, guest editor
Joseph Christopher Schaub
William D. Routt
“Ersatz Truths: Variations on the Faux Documentary.” A review of Rick Prelinger’s Ephemeral Films 1931-1960: To New Horizons and You Can’t Get there from Here and Prelinger’s Our Secret Century: Archival Films from the Dark Side of the American Dream: Volume 1: The Rainbow is Yours with Volume 2: Capitalist Realism; Volume 3: The Behavior Offensive with Volume 4: Menace and Jeopardy; and Volume 5: Teenage Transgression with Volume 6: The Uncharted Landscape. CD-ROMs. New York: Voyager, 1994 and 1996.
“Looking for Richard in Looking for Richard: Al Pacino Appropriates the Bard and Flogs Him Back to the Brits.“ A review of the recent film/video.
Kim Fedderson and J.M. Richardson
“The Art and Artifice of Peter Greenaway.” A review of Alan Woods’ Being Naked Playing Dead: The Art of Peter Greenaway. Manchester: Manchester UP, 1996.
“The Grim Fascination of an Uncomfortable Legacy.” A review of Eric Rentschler’s The Ministry of Illusion: Nazi Cinema and its Afterlife. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1996.
“(Global) Sense and (Local) Sensibility: Poetics/Politics of Reading Film as (Auto)Ethnography.” A review of Rey Chow’s Primitive Passions: Visuality, Sexuality, Ethnography, and Contemporary Chinese Cinema. New York: Columbia UP, 1995.
“Looking Forward to Godard.” A review of Wheeler Winston Dixon’s The Films of Jean-Luc Godard. Albany: SUNY Press, 1997.
“Peripheral Vision.” A review of E. Ann Kaplan’s Looking for the Other: Feminism, Film, and the Imperial Gaze. New York: Routledge, 1996.
M. Klaver, r rickey, and L. Howell
Exchange on Plotnitsky’s essay, ‘But It Is Above All Not True’: Derrida, Relativity and the ‘Science Wars,'” Postmodern Culture 7.2
Arkady Plotnitsky and Richard Crew