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Bibliography: Early Cinema and the Politics of Modernity

  • Gunning, Tom, ‘The Cinema of Attractions: Early Film, its Spectator and the Avant-Garde’, in Early Cinema: Space, Frame, Narrative, ed. Thomas Elsaesser (London: BFI Publishing, 1990), pp. 56-65.
  • Conde, Maite, Foundational Films. Early Cinema and Modernity in Brazil (Berkeley: U of California Press) see Intro and Chapter 1
  • López, Ana M. “Early Cinema and Modernity in Latin America” Cinema Journal, 40, No. 1, 2000, pp. 48-78.
  • Salles Gomes, Paulo Emílio, “The Social Expression of Documentary Films in Silent Brazlian Cinema” in On Brazil and Global Cinema (Cardiff: University of Wales Press , pp. 208-214
  • Schwartz, Vanessa and Leo Charney (Eds). Cinema and the Invention of Modern Life (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996) See Introduction
  • Hansen, Miriam. Early Silent Cinema: Whose Public Sphere? New German Critique No. 29, pp. 147-184