Detail View: Stan Brakhage Collection: Stan Brakhage on art films and Isadore Isou

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narv_#50-43LectureOrig1-28-74Isou.mp3
Title: 
Stan Brakhage on art films and Isadore Isou
Description: 
Stan Brakhage describes the difference between movies and films that qualify as art, particularly in relation to documentaries. He then discusses Jean Cocteau's reading of 'Oedipus Rex.' Brakhage notes some of the cultural influences on Isadore Isou, such as the art movement in post-WWII France. He then talks about Alfred Jarry and his creation 'Ubu Roi.' Jarry and W. B. Yeats are compared and contrasted. Brakhage then summarizes the plot of Edmund Wilson's 'Axel's Castle.' He gives a biography of Isou. Brakhage also mentions the uproar Isou's film 'Venom and Eternity' created and he plays this film.
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Abstract
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00:00 Stan Brakhage begins 39:53 Brakhage ends 41:06 Brakhage begins 1:08:59 Brakhage ends 1:09:09 Questions from the audience begin 1:20:57 Questions from the audience end 1:21:04 Brakhage begins 1:32:23 Brakhage ends 1:32:46 Clip from film begins 1:35:44 End
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SegmentSequence
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Course title: Document in Film - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
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Venue
Subject: 
Artists
Subject Type: 
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85008276
Subject: 
Film criticism -- Aesthetics
Subject Type: 
local
Subject: 
Isou, Isidore
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http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50029386
Subject: 
Jarry, Alfred, 1873-1907
Subject Type: 
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79145397
Subject: 
Ubi Roi
Subject Type: 
local
Subject: 
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939
Subject Type: 
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n78095579
Subject: 
Documentary films
Subject Type: 
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85088115
Subject: 
Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963. Ĺ’dipe-roi
Subject Type: 
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2002105832
Subject: 
Jarry, Alfred, 1873-1907. Ubu roi
Subject Type: 
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2008034226
Source: 
narv_#50-43LectureOrig1-28-74Isou
Creator: 
Brakhage, Stan
Creator Type: 
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82017258http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82017258
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Date: 
1974-01-28
Format Medium: 
audio/mp3
Language: 
English
Identifier ARK: 
https://ark.colorado.edu/ark:/47540/515r514811td