Aesthetics of Film

Aesthetics of Film A concise lively and readable summary of classical and contemporary film theory Aesthetics of Film is the work of experts who are defining the parameters of film criticism internationally First pub

  • Title: Aesthetics of Film
  • Author: Jacques Aumont Michel Marie Alain Bergala
  • ISBN: 9780292704374
  • Page: 258
  • Format: Paperback
  • A concise, lively, and readable summary of classical and contemporary film theory, Aesthetics of Film is the work of experts who are defining the parameters of film criticism internationally First published in French L Esthetique du film in 1983, the book provides an essential introduction to all major areas of film study, including semiotics, narratology, psychoanalysiA concise, lively, and readable summary of classical and contemporary film theory, Aesthetics of Film is the work of experts who are defining the parameters of film criticism internationally First published in French L Esthetique du film in 1983, the book provides an essential introduction to all major areas of film study, including semiotics, narratology, psychoanalysis as a part of film theory, and the theory of spectatorship Because current film criticism is part of a historical debate about the role of cinema in society, the authors probe the contributions of significant film theorists of the past They consider the earliest writings of Munsterberg, Balazs, and Eisenstein, move on to Bazin, the Filmologists, and Mitry, and address the linguistic, semiotic, and psychoanalytic contributions offered by Barthes, Metz, and many of their contemporaries The chapters include Film as Audiovisual Representation, Montage, Cinema and Narration, Cinema and Language, and Film and Its Spectator W numerous references to specific films and many black and white stills, the book will be useful for both beginning film students and advanced scholars who need a summary of the major stages in the development of film theory and aesthetics Beyond its obvious appeal to cinema students, Aesthetics of Film also raises theoretical, critical, and historical issues of interest to everyone working in the larger field of cultural studies These issues include the ideological dimensions of visual representation, problems in narrative theory, concepts applicable to linguistic and textual analysis, and issues surrounding the audience.
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    • Ettore Pasquini says:

      This book made me understand a lot more of what goes on inside a film and presented me the world of moving images in a new, deeper light.In particular it succeeded in explaining how the plot is really just one of the many aspects of a movie. (And indeed there are works that completely renounce to the need of a story, connecting one scene to the other, and still remain captivating.) The whole discussion about narration is extensive and very thorough.The second part of the book is about language a [...]

    • Thabit says:

      كتاب رائع ولكن ما انقص من جودته ومعدنه هي الترجمة التي تصيب القارىء بالدوار، كان من الإستحسان إستخدام المصطلحات السينمائية والقاب الأفلام باللغة الإنكلينزية بدلاً من ترجمتها للعربية مما خلق لي نوعا ً من المتاهة والتوهانعدا ذلك فالكتاب يوفي موضوعه بإمتياز بتوضيح فلسفة الأ [...]

    • Tamim Alkhuwayr says:

      حاولت اكثر من مرة ان استفيد من هذا الكتاب وانا المهتم بتاريخ الأفلام ولكن للأسف في كل مرة لا اتجاوز الفصل الاول بسبب الصداع الناتج عن الترجمة السيئة، و أن كانت لغة الكتاب موجهة على اغلب الظن لصناع الأفلام. قمت بالتنقل بين الفصول والتركيز على الأمثلة المضروبة حتى يتسنى لي فهم [...]

    • Cleiton says:

      Good job in this book.

    • Veroncia Li says:

      good, difficult, a lot of new things about film.

    • Mary Billyou says:

      why didn't i read this book nine years ago???

    • Matias Almeida says:

      Practicamente una biblia en lo que al analisis del lenguaje audiovisual se refiere, con incontables referencias y una linda filmografia.

    • خالد العزيز says:

      للأسف لم أكمل الكتاب بسبب الترجمة السيئة قد أعود إليه مرة آخرى

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