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The philosophy of motion pictures

Author: No�el Carroll. ; Noël Carroll
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
Series: Foundations of the philosophy of the arts, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a new approach, championing the concept of the moving image in a more freestyle manner. Motion pictures are defined in a way that not only embraces the media in which moving images exist, but which also affirms the variety of purposes they may legitimately serve. Topics include film as art, medium specificity, defining the moving image, representation, editing, narrative, emotion, and evaluation.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: No�el Carroll. ; Noël Carroll
ISBN: 9781405120241 140512024X 9781405120258 1405120258
OCLC Number: 134989826
Description: 241 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : from film theory to the philosophy of the moving image --
Film as art --
Medium specificity --
What is cinema? --
The moving picture : the shot --
Moving images : cinematic sequencing and narration --
Affect and the moving image --
Evaluation.
Series Title: Foundations of the philosophy of the arts, 2.
Responsibility: Noël Carroll.
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The philosophy of motion pictures has typically been explored in a top-down fashion. The essence of motion pictures is identified - usually understood in terms of photographic film - and every other  Read more...

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"As the very first introduction to philosophy of film... The Philosophy of Motion Pictures is ideal for generating new and wider philosophical interest in film as a technologically evolving art form. Read more...

 
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