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Film Theory and Criticism By Edited by Gerald Mast

Film Theory and Criticism
by Edited by Gerald Mast

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This is an expanded and updated edition of an introduction to film aesthetics. In addition to extracts from the writings of film theorists of the calibre of Eisenstein, Pudovkin, Bazin, Barthes, Metz, and Sontag, there are pieces on contentious issues such as auteur theory, narrative and genre, and on many key contemporary topics.
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Film Theory and Criticism: Introductory Readings by Edited by Gerald Mast

This is an expanded an updated edition of an ideal introduction to film aesthetics. In addition to extracts from the writings of film theorists of the calibre of Eisenstein, Pudovkin, Bazin, Barthes, Metz, and Sontag, there are pieces on such perenially contentious issues auteur theory, narrative and genre, and on many key contemporary topics, including psychoanalysis, feminism, television, and the cultural impact of cinema.

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" An inspired source for any student looking for film theory information. The book provides a deep analysis to all major areas of film theory including semiotics, psychoanalysis aesthetics as a part of film theory. A must.", Luis Teixeira, Univeridade Catolica Portuguesa - Fine Arts School

Table of Contents


'The Close Up', 'The Face of Man' from THEORY OF FILM; 'Film and Reality', 'The Making of a Film' from FILM AND ACT; 'The Specificity Thesis' from PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS OF CLASSICAL FILM THEORY; 'Projection' from FILM/CINEMA/MOVIE; 'Photograph and Screen', 'Ideas of Origin', 'Audience, Actor, and Star', 'Types; Cycles and Genres' from THE WORLD VIEWED; 1. FILM LANGUAGE; 'On editing' from FILM TECHNIQUE; 'Beyond the Shot', 'The Dramaturgy of Film Form' from FILM FORM; 'The Evolution of the Language of Cinema'from WHAT IS CINEMA; 'Toward a Non-Bourgeois Camera style; 'Some Points in the Semiotics of Cinema', 'Problems of Denotation in the Fiction Film' from FILM LANGUAGE; 'Semiotics in the Cinema: Metz and Wollen'; 'The Discourse of Pictures: Iconicity and Film Studies'; 'The Tutor Code of Classical Cinema'; 'Against the 'System of Suture''from THE SUBJECT OF SEMIOTICS; The Spectator-in-Text: The Rhetoric of STAGECOACH; 2. FILM AND REALITY; 'Basic Concepts'from THEORY OF FILM; 'The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari' from FROM CALIGARI TO HITLER; 'The Ontology of the Photographic Image; 'The Myth of Total Cinema' from WHAT IS CINEMA?; ' 'De Sica: Metteuren-scene' from WHAT IS CINEMA?; 'The Complete Film' from FILM AS ART; 'Cinematography: The Creative Use of Reality'; From METAPHORS ON VISION; 'Colonialism, Racism, and Representation: An Introduction'; 'Recent Developments in Feminist Criticism'; 3. THE FILM MEDIUM: IMAGE AND SOUND; 'Style and Medium in Motion pictures'; 'The Establishment Physical Existence' from THEORY OF FILM; 'The Close Up', 'The Face of Man'from THEORY OF FILM; 'Film and Reality' 'The Making of a Film' from FILM AND ACT; 'The Specificity Thesis' from PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS OF CLASSICAL FILM THEORY; 'Projection' from FILM/CINEMA/MOVIE; 'Photograph and Screen', 'Ideas of Origin', 'Audience, Actor, and Star', 'Types; Cycles and Genres' from THE WORLD VIEWED; 'Ideological Effects of the Basic Cinematographic Apparatus'; 'Aural Objects'; 'Statement on Sound'; 'The Voice in the Cinema: The Calculation of Body and Space'; 'Technology and the Aesthetics of Film Sound'; 'Broadcast TV as Sound and Image' from VISIBLE FICTIONS; 4. FILM NARRATIVE AND OTHER ARTS

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GOR002635673
Film Theory and Criticism: Introductory Readings by Edited by Gerald Mast
Edited by Gerald Mast
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press Inc
1998-07-01
880
0195105982
9780195105988
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.