Jane Campion's The Piano
Cambridge University Press, 2000 - Performing Arts - 204 pages
Jane Campion's The Piano is one of the most unusual love stories in the history of cinema. This volume examines the film from a variety of critical perspectives. In six essays, specially commissioned for this project, an international team of scholars examine topics such as the controversial representation of the Maori, the use of music in the film, the portrayal of the mother-daughter relationship, and the significance of the film in terms of international cinema, the culture of New Zealand, and the work of Jane Campion.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BeeQuiet - LibraryThing
You can tell this book was not written by a novelist, even though she did have help from one. Interesting idea, think it could have been executed far better though. I think I should probably make an ... Read full review
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I almost never like movies, but "The Piano" haunted me. I craved a prequel -- why didn't Ada talk? What brought Alisdair Stewart and George Baines to New Zealand? The book by Jane Campion answers ... Read full review
A STRANGE HERITAGE FROM COLONIZATION TO TRANSFORMATION?
Music in The Piano
The Last Patriarch
The Piano the Animus and Colonial Experience
Ebony and Ivory Constructions of Maori in the Piano
Foreign Tunes? GENDER AND NATIONALITY IN FOUR COUNTRIES RECEPTION OF THE PIANO