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Read online The Philosophy of Motion Pictures.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Philosophy of Motion Pictures i Philosophy of Motion Pictures i is a first of its kind bottom up introduction to this bourgeoning field of study Topics include film as art medium specificity defining motion pictures representation editing narrative emotion and evaluation .

Clearly written and supported with a wealth of examples .

Explores characterizations of key elements of motion pictures the shot the sequence the erotetic narrative and its modes of affective address by Noël Carroll

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The Philosophy of Motion Pictures
Title:The Philosophy of Motion Pictures
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Number of Pages:241
Category:Philosophy, Art, Design
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Mystifying Movies: Fads & Fallacies In Contemporary Film Theory, Philosophy of Film and Motion Pictures: An Anthology, On Criticism, Humour: A Very Short Introduction, The Philosophy of Horror: Or, Paradoxes of the Heart, A Philosophy of Mass Art, The Philosophy of Motion Pictures, Theories of Art Today, Philosophy of Art: A Contemporary Introduction, Philosophy in the Twilight Zone
Designed for classroom use this authoritative anthology presents key selections from the best contemporary work in philosophy of film br br br The featured essays have been specially chosen for their clarity philosophical depth and consonance with the current move towards cognitive film theory Eight sections with introductions cover topics such as the nature of film film as art documentary cinema narration and emotion in film film criticism and film s relation to knowledge and morality Issues addressed include the objectivity of documentary films fear of movie monsters and moral questions surrounding the viewing of pornography Replete with examples and discussion of moving pictures throughout, Noel Carroll film scholar and philosopher offers the first serious look at the aesthetics of horror In this book he discusses the nature and narrative structures of the genre dealing with horror as a transmedia phenomenon A fan and serious student of the horror genre Carroll brings to bear his comprehensive knowledge of obscure and forgotten works as well as of the horror masterpieces Working from a philosophical perspective he tries to account for how people can find pleasure in having their wits scared out of them What after all are those paradoxes of the heart that make us want to be horrified, Humour is a universal feature of human life It has been discovered in every known human culture and thinkers have discussed it for over two thousand years In this i Very Short Introduction i Noel Carroll considers the nature and value of humour from its leading theories and its relation to emotion and cognition to ethical questions of its morality and its significance in shaping society br br About the Series br Oxford s Very Short Introductions series offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects from Islam to Sociology Politics to Classics Literary Theory to History and Archaeology to the Bible Not simply a textbook of definitions each volume in this series provides trenchant and provocative yet always balanced and complete discussions of the central issues in a given discipline or field Every i Very Short Introduction i gives a readable evolution of the subject in question demonstrating how the subject has developed and how it has influenced society Eventually the series will encompass every major academic discipline offering all students an accessible and abundant reference library Whatever the area of study that one deems important or appealing whatever the topic that fascinates the general reader the i Very Short Introductions i series has a handy and affordable guide that will likely prove indispensable br, No description available