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SightlinesCinema and Spectatorship (Sightlines)0415034167, 9780415034166, 9780203133880

Author : Judith Mayne
"""Description:Cinema and Spectatorship is the first book to focus entirely on the history and role of the spectator in contemporary film studies. While 1970s film theory insisted on a distinction betweeen the cinematic subject and film-goers, Judith Mayne suggests that a very real friction between ""subjects"" and ""viewers"" is in fact central to the study of spectatorship.In the book's first section Mayne examines three theoretical models of spectatorship: the perceptual, the institutional and the historical, while the second section focuses on case studies which crystallize many of the issues already discussed, concentrating on textual analysis, the `disrupting genre', `star-gazing' and finally the audience itself. Case studies incude the place of the spectator in the textual analysis of individual films such as The Picture of Dorian Gray
Categories: Art Cinema
Year :1993
Publisher : Routledge
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 187[198]
File Info : pdf 3 Mb

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