Theorizing the Moving Image

Cambridge University Press (1996)
A selection of essays written by one of the leading critics of film over the last two decades, this volume examines theoretical aspects of film and television through penetrating analyses of such genres as soap opera, documentary, comedy, and such topics as 'sight gags', film metaphor, point-of-view editing, and movie music. Throughout, individual films are considered in depth. Carroll's essays, moreover, represent the cognitivist turn in film studies, containing in-depth criticism of existing approaches to film theory, and heralding a new approach.
Keywords Motion pictures Philosophy  Television Philosophy  Television broadcasting Philosophy
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Call number PN1995.C358 1996
ISBN(s) 0521460492   9780521460491  
DOI 10.2307/432072
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