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We'll Meet Again: Musical Design in the Films of Stanley Kubrick

Kate McQuiston

Abstract

Though the films of Stanley Kubrick have long been recognized for their innovation, visual impact, and challenging subject matter, they also feature unique and provocative uses of music that define Kubrick’s work and that have made a lasting impact on filmmaking and multimedia more broadly. This book takes the position that, for Kubrick, music is absolutely central to the themes, visual designs, and meanings in the films. The book traces ways in which music assumes an important place for Kubrick throughout the working process and in the reception of the films as well. The book is organized acc ... More

Keywords: Stanley Kubrick, music, aesthetics, design, Max Ophüls

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199767656
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767656.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kate McQuiston, author
University of Hawaii - Manoa