Signs and Meaning in the Cinema

Signs and Meaning in the Cinema

by Peter Wollen

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ISBN-13: 9780253181428
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1972
Pages: 175

About the Author

PETER WOLLEN taught film at UCLA. He wrote a number of books, including the BFI
Film Classic on Singin' in the Rain, published in 1992 and reprinted in a new edition in
2012. He is the co-writer (with Mark Peploe) of Michelangelo Antonioni's The Passenger
(Professione: Reporter) (1974).

D. N. RODOWICK is William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Visual and Environmental
Studies, and Director, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, at Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Foreword to the 5th Edition.- D. N. Rodowick.- Introduction.- 1: Eisenstein's Aesthetics.- 2: The Auteur Theory.- 3: The Semiology of the Cinema.- Conclusion (1972).- Appendices.- The Writings of Lee Russell: New Left Review (1964–7).- Conclusion (1969).- Style and Aesthetics (1969).- Pantheon Directors (1969).- Afterword (1997): Lee Russell Interviews Peter Wollen.- Booklist (1972).- Acknowledgments (1969).- Editorial Note (2013).- Index.

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