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Conversations with Christian Metz : selected interviews on film theory (1970-1991)

Author: Christian Metz; Warren Buckland; Daniel Fairfax
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Film theory in media history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From 1968 to 1991 the acclaimed film theorist Christian Metz wrote several remarkable books on film theory. These books set the agenda of academic film studies during its formative period. Metz's ideas were taken up, digested, refined, reinterpreted, criticized and sometimes dismissed, but rarely ignored. This volume collects and translates into English a series of interviews with Metz, who offers readable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Interviews
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Conversations with Christian Metz. Selected Interviews on Film Theory (1970-1991).
Amsterdam University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017466473
Named Person: Christian Metz
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Metz; Warren Buckland; Daniel Fairfax
ISBN: 9789048526734 9048526736
OCLC Number: 1018944950
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (310 pages).
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgements --
Publication details --
Introductions --
A Furious Exactitude: An Overview of Christian Metz's Film Theory / Warren Buckland --
Christian Metz and the Constellation of French Film Journals in the 1960s and 1970s / Daniel Fairfax --
Interviews --
Works of Christian Metz frequently cited in the interviews --
1. Semiology, Linguistics, Cinema: Interview with Christian Metz / René Fouque, Eliane Le Grivés, and Simon Luciani --
2. On 'Specificity': Interview with Christian Metz / Jean-André Fieschi --
3. Interview on Film Semiology / Raymond Bellour and Christian Metz --
4. Interview with Christian Metz / Daniel Percheron and Marc Vernet --
5. Round Table on Film Theory / Christian Metz, Michel Fano, Jean Paul Simon,1 and Noël Simsolo --
6. Conversation on The Imaginary Signifier and Essais Sémiotiques / Christian Metz, Jean Paul Simon, and Marc Vernet --
7. The Cinematic Apparatus as Social Institution --
An Interview with Christian Metz / Sandy Flitterman, Bill Guynn, Roswitha Mueller, and Jacquelyn Suter --
8. A Seminar with Christian Metz: Cinema, Semiology, Psychoanalysis, History / Chaired by Rick Thompson --
9. Responses to Hors Cadre on The Imaginary Signifier / Christian Metz --
10. Interview with Christian Metz / Michel Marie and Marc Vernet --
11. Christian Metz: Interview / André Gaudreault --
12. Twenty-Five Years Later: An Assessment. An Ethics of Semiology / Interview with Christian Metz by André Gardies --
Index.
Series Title: Film theory in media history.
Responsibility: edited by Warren Buckland and Daniel Fairfax.
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