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Cavell on Film


Stanley Cavell's most important writings on cinema, collected together for the first time in one volume.
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Stanley Cavell's most important writings on cinema, collected together for the first time in one volume.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791464328
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 4/7/2005
  • Series: SUNY Series, Horizons of Cinema
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Stanley Cavell is Walter M. Cabot Professor Emeritus of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value at Harvard University. His most recent book is Cities of Words: Pedagogical Letters on a Register of the Moral Life.

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Table of Contents

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Introduction: William Rothman

1. What Becomes of Things on Film? (1978)
2. On Makavejev on Bergman (1979)
3. North by Northwest (1981)
4. The Fact of Television (1982)
5. The Thought of Movies (1983)
6. What (Good) Is a Film Museum? What Is a Film Culture? (1983)
7. What Photography Calls Thinking (1985)
8. A Capra Moment (1985)
9. The Fantastic of Philosophy (1986)
10. Two Cheers for Romance (1988)
11. The Advent of Videos (1988)
12. Prénom: Marie (1993)
13. Nothing Goes without Saying: Reading the Marx Brothers (1994)
14. Seasons of Love: Bergman’s Smiles of a Summer Night and The Winter’s Tale (1994)
15. Words of Welcome (1996)
16. Groundhog Day (1996)
17. Something Out of the Ordinary (1996)
18. The World as Things: Collecting Thoughts on Collecting (1998)
19. Concluding Remarks Presented at Paris Colloquium on La Projection du monde (1999)
20. On Eric Rohmer’s A Tale of Winter (1999)
21. The Image of the Psychoanalyst in Film (2000)
22. Opera in (and As) Film (2000)
23. Philosophy the Day after Tomorrow (2000)
24. The Good of Film (2000)
25. Moral Reasoning: Teaching from the Core (2001)
26. Crossing Paths (2002)
27. After Half a Century (2001)


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