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Christian Metz and the codes of cinema : film semiology and beyond


Christian Metz and the codes of cinema : film semiology and beyond. Edited by: Tröhler, Margrit; Kirsten, Guido (2018). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

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A pioneering figure in film studies, Christian Metz proposed countless new concepts for reflecting on cinema, rooted in his phenomenological structuralism. He also played a key role in establishing film studies as a scholarly discipline, making major contributions to its institutionalisation in universities worldwide. This book brings together a stellar roster of contributors to present a close analysis of Metz's writings, their theoretical and epistemological positions, and their ongoing influence today

Abstract

A pioneering figure in film studies, Christian Metz proposed countless new concepts for reflecting on cinema, rooted in his phenomenological structuralism. He also played a key role in establishing film studies as a scholarly discipline, making major contributions to its institutionalisation in universities worldwide. This book brings together a stellar roster of contributors to present a close analysis of Metz's writings, their theoretical and epistemological positions, and their ongoing influence today

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Item Type:Edited Scientific Work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Cinema Studies
Dewey Decimal Classification:700 Arts
900 History
Language:English
Date:2018
Previous Dates:2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Deposited On:16 Jan 2019 16:25
Last Modified:18 Feb 2020 10:55
Publisher:Amsterdam University Press
Series Name:Film theory in media history
Number of Pages:484
ISSN:2405-9757
ISBN:978-90-8964-892-1
OA Status:Closed
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1515/9789048527564

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