Feeling Cinema: Emotional Dynamics in Film Studies

Feeling Cinema: Emotional Dynamics in Film Studies

by Tarja Laine

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Feeling Cinema: Emotional Dynamics in Film Studies by Tarja Laine

A scholarly study of cinematic emotions, highlighting the relationship between spectator and film, and thematically divided into chapters including Love, Hate, Shame and Fear.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781623561505
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 04/25/2013
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Tarja Laine is Assistant Professor of Film Studies at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. She is the author of Shame and Desire: Emotion, Intersubjectivity, Cinema (2007).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction
Chapter 1: Horror Overwhelming fear: The Shining Imprisoned in madness: Repulsion Chapter 2: Hope Morbid curiosity: The Vanishing Clairvoyant spectatorship: Don't Look Now Chapter 3: Trauma Death as entelechy: The Sea Inside Psychosis as refuge: Elementary Particles Psychosis as entrapment: Reprise Compassionate participation Chapter 4: Anguish Becoming rhythm Synaesthetic tactics: Dancer in the Dark Resonating sonic space: The Silence Chapter 5: Shame Suburban rebellion: American Beauty Unruly sociology: Borat Chapter 6: Anger Looking down with contempt: Elephant Hate as positive liberty: Hunger Friendship as resentment in solidarity: 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days Chapter 7: Love Cinema as seduction: Dangerous Liaisons Ironic abjection: Romance Authentic love: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Bibliography Index

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