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Narrative Comprehension and Film
     

Narrative Comprehension and Film

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by Edward Branigan
 

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ISBN-10: 0415075122

ISBN-13: 9780415075121

Pub. Date: 09/28/1992

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Narrative is one of the ways we organise and understnad the world. It is found everywhere: not only in films and books, but also in everday conversations and in the nonfictional discourses of journalists, historians,
educators, psychologists, attorneys and many others.
Edward Branigan presents a telling exploration of the basic concepts of narrative theory

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Narrative is one of the ways we organise and understnad the world. It is found everywhere: not only in films and books, but also in everday conversations and in the nonfictional discourses of journalists, historians,
educators, psychologists, attorneys and many others.
Edward Branigan presents a telling exploration of the basic concepts of narrative theory and its relation to film - and literary - analysis, bringing together theories from linguistics and cognitive science, and applying them to the screen. Individual analyses of classical narratives form the basis of a complex study of every aspect of filmic fiction exploring, for example,
subjectivity in Lady in the Lake, multiplicity in Letter from and Unknown Woman, post-modernism and documentary in Sans Soleil.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415075121
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/1992
Series:
Sightlines Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
342
Sales rank:
868,685
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

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Narrative Comprehension and Film 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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Edward Branigan offers us a great deal of substance and a range of attractive speculative insights. The book explain us how to relate the double argument about narrative in film and human perception as interpretive construals.