Aesthetic evaluation and film /

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Author / Creator:Klevan, Andrew, author.
Imprint:Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018.
Description:x, 242 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Subject:Motion pictures -- Aesthetics.
Motion pictures -- Evaluation.
Motion pictures -- Aesthetics.
Motion pictures -- Evaluation.
Format: Print Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages [220]-234) and index.
Filmography: pages 235-236.
Summary:This book provides an in-depth, holistic examination of evaluative aesthetics and criticism as they apply to film. Organised around the explanation of key concepts, it illuminates connections between the work of philosophers, theorists and critics, and demonstrates the evaluation of form through the close analysis of film sequences. The book advocates that aesthetic evaluation should be flexibly informed by a cluster of concerns including medium, convention, prominence, pattern and relation; and rather than privileging a particular theory or film style, it models a type of approach, attention, process and discourse.--

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