The World Viewed: Reflections on the Ontology of Film / Edition 1

The World Viewed: Reflections on the Ontology of Film / Edition 1

by Stanley Cavell
     
 

ISBN-10: 067496196X

ISBN-13: 9780674961968

Pub. Date: 01/28/1979

Publisher: Harvard

Stanley Cavell looks closely at America's most popular art and our perceptions of it. His explorations of Hollywood's stars, directors, and most famous films--as well as his fresh look at Goddard, Bergman, and other great European directors--will be of lasting interest to movie-viewers and intelligent people everywhere.  See more details below

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Stanley Cavell looks closely at America's most popular art and our perceptions of it. His explorations of Hollywood's stars, directors, and most famous films--as well as his fresh look at Goddard, Bergman, and other great European directors--will be of lasting interest to movie-viewers and intelligent people everywhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674961968
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
01/28/1979
Series:
Harvard Film Studies Series
Edition description:
Enlarged Edition
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
1,345,532
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x (h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword to the Enlarged Edition

Preface

1. An Autobiography of Companions

2. Sights and Sounds

3. Photograph and Screen

4. Audience, Actor, and Star

5. Types; Cycles as Genres

6. Ideas of Origin

7. Baudelaire and the Myths of Film

8. The Military Man and the Woman

9. The Dandy

10. End of the Myths

11. The Medium and Media of Film

12. The World as Mortal: Absolute Age and Youth

13. The World as a Whole: Color

14. Automatism

15. Excursus: Some Modernist Painting

16. Exhibition and Self-Reference

17. The Camera's Implication

18. Assertions in Techniques

19. The Acknowledgment of Silence

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Notes

Index

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