Interpreting the moving image.

By: Carroll, Noel.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: 1998; Cambridge Univ. Pr. ISBN: 0521589703.Subject(s): Film, Television and Radio | Motion picturesDDC classification: 791.4301CAR
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Interpreting the Moving Image is a collection of essays by one of the most astute critics of cinema at work today. This volume provides a close analysis of major films of both the narrative and the avant-garde traditions. Written in accessible and engaging language, it also serves as a guide to such classics as The Cabinet of Dr Caligari and Citizen Kane, as well as the art of cinema in the post-modern era.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Forward
  • 'Through Carroll's Looking Glass of Criticism' Tom Gunning
  • Introduction
  • 1 The cabinet of
  • 2 Entr'acte, Paris and Dada
  • 3 The Gold Rush
  • 4 Keaton: film acting as action
  • 5 The General and visible intelligibility
  • 6 For God and Country
  • 7 Lang, Pabst and Sound
  • 8 Notes on
  • 9 King Kong: ape and essence
  • 10 Becky Sharp takes over
  • 11 Interpreting
  • 12 Mind, medium and metaphor in
  • 13 Welles and Kafka
  • 14 Nothing But A Man and The Cool World
  • 15 Identity and difference: from ritual symbolisim to condensation in Anger's Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome
  • 16 Text of Light
  • 17 Joan Jonas: making the image visible
  • 18 Introduction to Journeys from Berlin/1971
  • 19 The future of allusion: Hollywood in the seventies (and Beyond)
  • 20 Back to basics
  • 21 Amy Taubin's bag
  • 22 Herzog, presence and paradox
  • 23 Film in the age of postmodernism