Kolker’s book has become a much quoted classic in the field of film studies providing essential reading for anybody interested in understanding the history of European and international cinema. This new and revised edition includes a substantive new Preface by the author and an updated Bibliography.
Since publication this book has been viewed over 10000 times. Last updated March 2013.Title: The Altering Eye
Subtitle: Contemporary International Cinema
Author: Kolker, Robert Phillip
Publication date: January 2009
Number of pages: xviii + 326
Dimensions: 6.14” x 9.21” | 234mm x 156mm
Illustrations: 51 black and white
BIC Subject Codes: APFA (Film theory & criticism)
The Altering Eye by Robert Kolker is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.
1. The Validity of the Image
2. The Substance of Form
3. Politics, Psychology, and Memory
Selected Bibliography on European Cinema Since 1983
Robert Kolker is Emeritus
Professor of English at the University of Maryland and Lecturer in Media
Studies at the University of Virginia. His works include A Cinema of Loneliness: Penn, Stone, Kubrick, Scorsese, Spielberg, Altman; Bernardo Bertolucci; Wim Wenders (with Peter Beicken); Film, Form and Culture; and Media Studies: An Introduction. He is editor of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho: A Casebook; Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey: New Essays; and The Oxford Handbook of Film and Media Studies.