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New Vocabularies in Film Semiotics Structuralism, Post-Structuralism, and Beyond

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ISBN-10: 041506595X

ISBN-13: 9780415065955

Edition: 1992 (Annotated)

Authors: Robert Stam, Robert Burgoyne, Sandy Flitterman-Lewis

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New Vocabularies in Film Semioticsprovides a comprehensive lexicon of semiotic concepts, defining over 500 critical terms. The authors address key aspects of contemporary semiotic and cultural debate--for example Metz's semiotics, Genette's narratology, the feminism of Mary Ann Doane, and Bakhtinian concepts. The book explores linguistically-oriented terminology in cinema studies; the semiotics of film narrative; the psycho-semiology of the cinema; and intertextuality, discourse, and transtextuality. References to individual films drawn from the work of a wide range of directors including Orson Welles, D.W. Griffiths, Alain Resnais, Jean-Luc Godard, Alfred Hitchcock, Jean Cocteau, and…    
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Book details

List price: $45.95
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/22/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Robert Burgoyne is Professor of English and Film Studies at Wayne State University. He is the author of Bertolucci's 1900: A Narrative and Historical Analysis; Film Nation: Hollywood Looks at U.S. History; and coauthor, with Robert Stam and Sandy Flitterman-Lewis, of New Vocabularies in Film Semiotics.

The Origins of Semiotics
From Realism to Intertextuality
Index of Terms