The Technology of Myth: Peter Whitehead as Novelist

Riley, James
September 2011
Framework: The Journal of Cinema & Media;Fall2011, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p799
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on English filmmaker Peter Whitehead's use of myth as a technique in working as a novelist. It cites Iain Sinclair and Chris Petit's 1997 experimental film "The Falconer," which provides an account of Whitehead's lives and careers in which the author is critical of the film's lack of representation of Whitehead's life and work and the production of his work as a novelist. He reassesses the film focusing on the dispute over Whitehead's novels with critical consideration.


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