Book , Print in English

Critical visions in film theory : classic and contemporary readings

edited by Timothy Corrigan, Patricia White, with Meta Mazaj.
  • Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011.
  • xxi, 1173 pages : illustrations; 23 cm.
Subjects
Contents
  • pt. 1 Experiencing Film: From Perception to Reception
  • From Republic / Plato
  • Allegory of the Cave
  • Why We Go to the Movies / Hugo Munsterberg
  • From the Imaginary Signifier / Christian Metz
  • Loving the Cinema
  • Identification, Mirror
  • Disavowal, Fetishism
  • Ideological Effects of the Basic Cinematographic Apparatus / Jean-Louis Baudry
  • Film, Reality, and Illusion / Gregory Currie
  • From the Address of the Eye / Vivian Sobchack
  • Phenomenology and Film Experience
  • Cinema of Attractions: Early Film, Its Spectator and the Avant-Garde / Tom Gunning
  • Encoding/Decoding / Stuart Hall
  • Paradoxes of Spectatorship / Judith Mayne
  • pt. 2 Sights, Sounds, and Signs of Cinema
  • From Ways of Seeing / John Berger
  • From Theory of the Film / Bela Balazs
  • Creative Camera
  • Close-Up
  • Face of Man
  • Principles of Montage / Lev Kuleshov
  • Cinematography: The Creative Use of Reality / Maya Deren
  • From the Voice in Cinema / Michel Chion
  • Acousmetre
  • From Unheard Melodies / Claudia Gorbman
  • Classical Hollywood Practice
  • From Cinema II: The Time-Image / Gilles Deleuze
  • Preface
  • Recapitulation of Images and Signs
  • Conclusions
  • From Acting in the Cinema / James Naremore
  • Protocols
  • From Understanding Animation / Paul Wells
  • Notes Towards a Theory of Animation
  • pt. 3 Modernism and Realism: Debates in Classical Film Theory
  • Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility (Second Version) / Walter Benjamin
  • Photogenie and the Imponderable / Jean Epstein
  • Film Directors: A Revolution / Dziga Vertov
  • Dramaturgy of Film Form / Sergei Eisenstein
  • From Film as Art / Rudolf Arnheim
  • Film and Reality
  • From Theory of Film / Siegfried Kracauer
  • Basic Concepts
  • Inherent Affinities
  • From What Is Cinema? / Andre Bazin
  • Ontology of the Photographic Image
  • Evolution of the Language of Cinema
  • Mass Production of the Senses: Classical Cinema as Vernacular Modernism / Miriam Hansen
  • pt. 4 Auteurism: Directors, Stars, and Beyond
  • Death of the Author / Roland Barthes
  • Birth of a New Avant-Garde: La Camera-Stylo / Alexandre Astruc
  • Auteur Theory Revisited / Andrew Sarris
  • From Signs and Meaning in the Cinema / Peter Wollen
  • Auteur Theory
  • From the Women Who Knew Too Much / Tania Modleski
  • Hitchcock, Feminism, and the Patriarchal Unconscious
  • Lesbian Looks: Dorothy Arzner and Female Authorship / Judith Mayne
  • From Stars / Richard Dyer
  • From a Cinema without Walls / Timothy Corrigan
  • Commerce of Auteurism
  • Studio Authorship, Corporate Art / Jerome Christensen
  • pt. 5 Genre: Classifying Stories
  • From Poetics / Aristotle
  • Origins of Tragedy, Comedy and Epic
  • From Hollywood Genres / Thomas Schatz
  • Film Genre and the Genre Film
  • Entertainment and Utopia / Richard Dyer
  • Cinema/Ideology/Criticism / Jean Narboni
  • From Film/Genre / Rick Altman
  • Semantic/Syntactic/Pragmatic Approach to Genre
  • Tales of Sound and Fury: Observations on the Family Melodrama / Thomas Elsaesser
  • From Men, Women, and Chain Saws / Carol J. Clover
  • Her Body, Himself
  • pt. 6 Narrative: Telling Stories
  • Structural Analysis of Narrative / Tzvetan Todorov
  • Beyond Fidelity: The Dialogics of Adaptation / Robert Stam
  • From Poetics of Cinema / David Bordwell
  • Art Cinema as a Mode of Film Practice
  • From Alice Doesn't / Teresa De Lauretis
  • Desire in Narrative
  • Black American Cinema: The New Realism / Manthia Diawara
  • Narrative Form in American Network Television / Jane Feuer
  • From Convergence Culture / Henry Jenkins
  • Searching for the Origami Unicorn: The Matrix and Transmedia Storytelling
  • pt. 7 Alternative Modes: Experimental and Documentary Film
  • Salon of 1859: The Modern Public and Photography / Charles Baudelaire
  • Avant-Garde Cinema / Germaine Dulac
  • First Principles of Documentary / John Grierson
  • In Consideration of Aesthetics / Stan Brakhage
  • From Blurred Boundaries / Bill Nichols
  • Performing Documentary
  • Dogme 95 Manifesto and Vow of Chastity
  • Documentary Is/Not a Name / Trinh T. Minh-Ha
  • pt. 8 Sexuality and Gender in Cinema: From Psychoanalysis to Performativity
  • On Fetishism / Sigmund Freud
  • Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema / Laura Mulvey
  • "Something Else Besides a Mother": Stella Dallas and the Maternal Melodrama / Linda Williams
  • Dark and Lovely Too: Black Gay Men in Independent Film / Kobena Mercer
  • Dumb Movies for Dumb People: Masculinity, the Body, and the Voice in Contemporary Action Cinema / Yvonne Tasker
  • New Queer Cinema / B. Ruby Rich
  • Porn Studies: Proliferating Pornographies On/Scene / Linda Williams
  • pt. 9 Race and Ethnicity in Cinema: From Stereotypes to Self-Representation
  • From Black Skin, White Masks / Frantz Fanon
  • Fact of Blackness
  • From Unthinking Eurocentrism / Robert Stam
  • Stereotype, Realism, and the Struggle over Representation
  • White / Richard Dyer
  • From The Third Eye / Fatimah Tobing Rony
  • King Kong and the Monster in Ethnographic Cinema
  • Are All Latins from Manhattan? Hollywood, Ethnography and Cultural Colonialism / Ana M. Lopez
  • Reading the Signs, Empowering the Eye: Daughters of the Dust and the Black Independent Cinema Movement / Toni Cade Bambara
  • Screen Memories and Entangled Technologies: Resignifying Indigenous Lives / Faye Ginsburg
  • pt. 10 National and Transnational Film Histories
  • From Imagined Communities / Benedict Anderson
  • Some Ideas on the Cinema / Cesare Zavattini
  • Towards a Third Cinema: Notes and Experiences for the Development of a Cinema of Liberation in the Third World / Octavio Getino
  • Reconceptualizing National Cinema/s / Stephen Crofts
  • From the Cinematic ImagiNation / Jyotika Virdi
  • Nation and Its Discontents
  • From An Accented Cinema / Hamid Naficy
  • Situating Accented Cinema
  • Atlas of World Cinema / Dudley Andrew
  • pt. 11 Screen Cultures: Current Debates
  • From Dialectic of Enlightenment / Max Horkheimer
  • Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception
  • Postmodernism and Consumer Society / Fredric Jameson
  • From Digitizing Race / Lisa Nakamura
  • Social Optics of Race and Networked Interfaces in The Matrix Trilogy and Minority Report
  • What is Digital Cinema? / Lev Manovich
  • From Gaming / Alexander R. Galloway
  • Origins of the First-Person Shooter
  • From Remix / Lawrence Lessig
  • RW, Revived
  • "Take Responsibility for Yourself": Judge Judy and the Neoliberal Citizen / Laurie Ouellette
  • Elegy for Theory / D. N. Rodowick.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780312446345
  • 0312446349
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 679935687