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Film, Form and Phantasy

Adrian Stokes and Film Aesthetics

Film, Form and Phantasy( )
Author: O'Pray, Michael
Series title:Language, Discourse, Society Ser.
ISBN:978-0-230-53577-0
Publication Date:Aug 2004
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $130.00
Book Description:

This book explores the ideas of the neglected English aesthetician and art historian, Adrian Stokes. Stokes's Kleinian-based concepts of carving and modelling are analysed in relation to film, arguing that they replace the traditional notions of realism and montage in film theory and provide a set of aesthetics which encompasses mainstream and 'art' cinema. This Kleinian psychoanalytic approach is offered to the films of Eisenstein, Rossellini, Hitchcock and others.

Book Details
Pages:252
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / General



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