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City films By Suárez, Juan A.

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-REM2145-1
Published: 1/3/2024
Retrieved: 19 June 2024, from
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This entry surveys the history and aesthetics of the city symphony film (or city film). It traces its intellectual and aesthetic origins in the late nineteenth century, establishes a classification between different types of city films, and describes the contemporary persistence and mutability of the genre.

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Suárez, Juan A.. City films. Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/city-films.

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