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    Towards a Theory of Film Worlds.Daniel Yacavone - 2008 - Film-Philosophy 12 (2):83-108.
    Film critics and theorists often refer to the ‘worlds’ that films create, present, or embody,e.g. the world of Eraserhead or the world in Fanny and Alexander. Like the world of a novel or painting, the world of a film in thisprevalent use of the term denotes its represented content or setting, or whatever formaland thematic aspects distinguish it from other films in a pronounced and oftenimmediately recognisable way. Yet there is much more to be said in philosophical termsabout films as, (...)
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    Response to Review of Film Worlds: A Philosophical Aesthetics of Cinema by Swagato Chakravorty.Daniel Yacavone - 2017 - Film-Philosophy 21 (1):156-160.
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    Film Worlds: A Philosophical Aesthetics of Cinema.Daniel Yacavone - 2014 - Cambridge University Press.
    _Film Worlds_ unpacks the significance of the "worlds" that narrative films create, offering an innovative perspective on cinema as art. Drawing on aesthetics and the philosophy of art in both the continental and analytic traditions, as well as classical and contemporary film theory, it weaves together multiple strands of thought and analysis to provide new understandings of filmic representation, fictionality, expression, self-reflexivity, style, and the full range of cinema's affective and symbolic dimensions. Always more than "fictional worlds" and "storyworlds" on (...)
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