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By Katherine Thomson-Jones

ISBN-10: 0826485227

ISBN-13: 9780826485229

ISBN-10: 0826485235

ISBN-13: 9780826485236

Aesthetics and Film is a philosophical examine of the artwork of movie. Its motivation is the new surge of curiosity between analytic philosophers within the philosophical implications of relevant matters in movie conception and the applying of common matters in aesthetics to the categorical case of movie.
Of specific curiosity are questions about the certain representational capacities of movie artwork, fairly in terms of realism and narration, the impact of the literary paradigm in figuring out movie authorship and interpretation, and our ingenious and affective engagement with movie.
For all of those questions, Katherine Thomson-Jones significantly compares the main compelling solutions, using domestic key issues with a variety of movie examples together with Wiene's The cupboard of physician Caligari, Eisenstein's October, Hitchcock's Rear Window, Kubrick's The Shining and Sluizer's The Vanishing. scholars and students of aesthetics and cinema will locate this an illuminating, obtainable and hugely relaxing research into the character and gear of a technologically evolving artwork form.

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