chapter  6
Mr Kuleshov in the Land of the Modernists
ByVance Kepley, Jr.
Pages 16

It is an invigorating paradox of film history that advances in research typically produce uncertainty rather than clarity, argument rather than consensus. As our received wisdoms fall prey to revisionist probings, as tidy linear models of film history give way to accounts which stress nuance and contradiction, we are reminded of the overdetermined historical causation.