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Arthouse is an audacious transformation in prose of fourteen modernist films. From film to film, Jeffrey DeShell follows a forty-something failed film studies academic - The Professor. While The Professor is reinvented with each new chapter (or film), what remains is DeShell's inventive deconstruction and representation of modern cinema. At times borrowing imagery, plot, or character elements, and at times rendering lighting, rhythm, costuming, or shot sequences into fictional language, The Professor's journey sends him from the Southwestern town of Pueblo, Colorado, into the role of rescuer as he aids an attempted-rape victim, and finally to Italy. Ultimately though, The Professor is left alone, struggling to reconcile the real world with his life in cinema.

    

Used availability for Jeffrey DeShell's Arthouse

Hardback Editions

June 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Arthouse
Author(s): Jeffrey DeShell
ISBN: 1-57366-825-7 / 978-1-57366-825-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: F2c
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Paperback Editions

March 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Arthouse: A Novel
Author(s): Jeffrey DeShell
ISBN: 1-57366-161-9 / 978-1-57366-161-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fiction Collective 2
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Kindle Editions

March 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Arthouse: A Novel
Author(s): Jeffrey DeShell
Publisher: Fiction Collective 2
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA