Film language : a semiotics of the cinema /

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Author / Creator:Metz, Christian
Uniform title:Essais sur la signification au cinéma. English
Edition:University of Chicago Press ed.
Imprint:Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1991, c1974.
Description:xvi, 268 p. ; 21 cm.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:0226521303 (pbk.)
Notes:Translation of: Essais sur la signification au cinéma, tome 1.
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1974.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-268).
Table of Contents:
  • A Note on the Translation
  • Preface A Note on Terminology
  • I. Phenomenological Approaches to Film
  • 1. On the Impression of Reality in the Cinema
  • 2. Notes Toward a Phenomenology of the Narrative
  • II. Problems of Film Semiotics
  • 3. The Cinema: Language or Language System?
  • 4. Some Points in the Semiotics of the Cinema
  • 5. Problems of Denotation in the Fiction Film
  • III. Syntagmatic Analysis of the Image Track
  • 6. Outline of the Autonomous Segments in Jacques Rozier's film
  • 7. Syntagmatic Study of Jacques Rozier's Film
  • IV. The "Modern" Cinema: Some Theoretical Problems
  • 8. The Modern Cinema and Narrativity
  • 9. Mirror Construction in Fellini's8 1/2
  • 10. TheSayingand theSaid: Toward the Decline of Plausibility in the Cinema?
  • Notes