Table of contents for Film theory and criticism : introductory readings / edited by Leo Braudy, Marshall Cohen.


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Preface
I. Film Language
VSEVOLOD PUDOVKIN, from Film Technique
[On Editing]
SERGEI EISENSTEIN, from Film Form
Beyond the Shot [The Cinematographic Principle and the Ideogram]
The Dramaturgy of Film Form [The Dialectical Approach to Film Form]
ANDRE BAZIN, from What Is Cinema?
The Evolution of the Language of Cinema
BRIAN HENDERSON
Toward a Non-Bourgeois Camera Style
CHRISTIAN METZ, from Film Language
Some Points in the Semiotics of the Cinema
Problems of Denotation in the Fiction Film
STEPHEN PRINCE
The Discourse of Pictures: Iconicity and Film Studies
KAJA SILVERMAN, from The Subject of Semiotics
[On Suture]
NICK BROWNE
The Spectator-in-the-Text: The Rhetoric of Stagecoach
II. Film and Reality
SIEGFRIED KRACAUER, from Theory of Film
Basic Concepts
SIEGFRIED KRACAUER, from From Caligari to Hitler
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
ANDRE BAZIN, from What is Cinema?
The Ontology of the Photographic Image
The Myth of Total Cinema
De Sica: Metteur-en-scene
RUDOLF ARNHEIM, from Film as Art
The Complete Film
MAYA DEREN
Cinematography: The Creative Use of Reality
STAN BRAKHAGE
From Metaphors on Vision
JEAN-LOUIS BAUDRY
The Apparatus: Metaphysical Approaches to the Impression of Reality in Cinema
NOEL CARROLL
From Mystifying Movies
Jean-Louis Baudry and "The Apparatus"
STEPHEN PRINCE
True Lies: Perceptual Realism, Digital Images, and Film Theory
GILLES DELEUZE
From Cinema
Preface to the English Edition
The Origin of Crisis: Italian Neo-realism and the French New Wave
Beyond the Movement-Image
III. The Film Medium: Image and Sound
ERWIN PANOFSKY
Style and Medium in the Motion Pictures
SIEGFRIED KRACAUER, from Theory of Film
The Establishment of Physical Existence
BELA BALASZ, from Theory of the Film
The Close-up
The Face of Man
RUDOLF ARNHEIM, from Film as Art
Film and Reality
The Making of a Film
NOEL CARROLL, from Philosophical Problems of Classical Film Theory
The Specificity Thesis
GERALD MAST, from Film/Cinema/Movie
Projection
STANLEY CAVELL, from The World Viewed
Photograph and Screen
Audience, Actor, and Star
Types: Cycles as Genres
Ideas of Origin
JEAN-LOUIS BAUDRY
Ideological Effects of the Basic Cinematographic Apparatus
CHRISTIAN METZ
Aural Objects
SERGEI EISENSTEIN, VSEVELOD PUDOVKIN, AND GRIGORI ALEXANDROV
Statement on Sound
MARY ANN DOANE
The Voice in the Cinema: The Articulation of Body and Space
JOHN BELTON
Technology and Aesthetics of Film Sound
JOHN ELLIS, from Visible Fictions
Broadcast TV as Sound and Image
IV. Film Narrative and Other Arts
HUGO MUNSTERBERG, from The Film: A Psychological Study
The Means of the Photoplay
ANDRE BAZIN, from What is Cinema?
Theater and Cinema
LEO BRAUDY, from The World in a Frame
Acting: Stage vs. Screen
SERGEI EISENSTEIN, from Dickens, Griffith and Ourselves
Dickens, Griffith, and Film Today
SEYMOUR CHATMAN
What Novels Can Do That Films Can't (and Vice Versa)
DUDLEY ANDREW, from Conceps in Film Theory
Adaptation
TOM GUNNING
Narrative Discourse and the Narrator System
KRISTIN THOMPSON
The Concept of Cinematic Excess
JEFFREY SCONCE
'Trashing' the Academy: Taste, Excess, and an Emerging Politics of Cinematic Style
PETER WOLLEN
Godard and Counter Cinema: Vent d'Est
JERROLD LEVINSON
Film Music and Narrative Agency
V. The Film Artist
ANDREW SARRIS
Notes on the Auteur Theory in 1962
PETER WOLLEN, from Signs and Meaning in the Cinema
The Auteur Theory
RICHARD B. JEWELL
How Howard Hanks Brought Baby Up: An Apologia for the Studio System
ROLAND BARTHES
The Face of Garbo
JOHN ELLIS, from Visible Fictions
Stars as Cinematic Phenomenon
ROBERT C. ALLEN, from Film History: Theory and Practice
The Role of the Star in Film History [Joan Crawford]
MOLLY HASKELL, from From Reverence to Rape
Female Stars of the 1940s
MIRIAM HANSEN
Pleasure, Ambivalence, Identification
Valentino and Female Spectatorship
THOMAS SCHATZ, from The Genius of the System
Introduction
VI. Film Genres
LEO BRAUDY, from The World in a Frame
Genre: The Conventions of Connection
RICK ALTMAN
A Semantic/Syntactic Approach to Film Genre
Film Genre and the Genre Film
ROBERT WARSHOW
Movie Chronicle: The Westerner
ROBIN WOOD
Ideology, Genre, Auteur
BRUCE KAWIN
The Mummy's Pool
LINDA WILLIAMS
Film Bodies: Gender, Genre, and Excess
CYNTHIA A. FREELAND
Feminist Frameworks for Horror Films
TANIA MODLESKI
The Terror of Pleasure: The Contemporary Horror Film and Postmodern Theory
DAVID BORDWELL
The Art Cinema as a Mode of Film Practice
VII. Film: Psychology, Society, and Ideology
WALTER BENJAMIN
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
JEAN-LUC COMOLLI AND JEAN NARBONI
Cinema/Ideology/Criticism
CHRISTIAN METZ, from The Imaginary Signifier
Identification, Mirror
The Passion for Perceiving
Fetishism, Disavowal
TOM GUNNING
An Aesthetic of Astonishment: Early Film and the (In)Credulous Spectator
LAURA MULVEY
Film and Visual Pleasure
TANIA MODLESKI
From The Women Who Knew Too Much: Hitchcock and Feminist Theory
The Master's Dollhouse: Rear Window
ROBERT STAM AND LOUISE SPENCE
Colonialism, Racism, and Representation: An Introduction
MANTHIA DIAWARA
Black Spectatorship: Problems of Identification and Resistance
JOHN BELTON
Digital Cinema: A False Revolution
ANNE FRIEDBERG
The End of Cinema: Multi-Media and Technological Change
Index



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Motion pictures.