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AVAG Autumn Week 7

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Further Reading

- Alison Butler, “‘Motor-driven Metaphysics’: Movement, Time and Action in the Films of Maya Deren” in Screen 48.1 (2007): 1–23.

- Theresa L. Geller, 'The Personal Cinema of Maya Deren: Meshes of the Afternoon and its Critical Reception in the History of the Avant-Garde', Biography 29.1 (2006) 140-158. Available HERE.

- Maria Pramagiorre, 'Performance and Persona in the U.S. Avant-Garde: The Case of Maya Deren' in Cinema Journal, Vol. 36, No. 2 (Winter, 1997), pp. 17-40. Available HERE.

- Fred Camper, 'Naming, and Defining, Avant-Garde or Experimental Film', from Frameworks mailing list. Available on Camper's website.

- Maya Deren, 'Cinematography: The Creative Use of Reality' - Available HERE.

- John David Rhodes, Meshes of the Afternoon (London: BFI, 2011).


Hi-Beam list of defintiions

Meshes of the Afternoon (Deren, 1943)

A Study in Choreography for Camera (Deren, 1945)