Cinema, or the Imaginary Man

ISBN-10: 0816640386

ISBN-13: 9780816640386

Edition: 2005

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First published in 1956, the original French edition was one of the first attempts to treat motion pictures as a genre of cultural expression worthy of academic study in the social sciences.
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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 6/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Lorraine Mortimer is senior lecturer of sociology and anthropology at La Trobe University, Australia.

Contents Translator's
Translator's Introduction The Cinema or The Imaginary Man: An Essay in Sociological Anthropology Prologue
The Cinema, the Airplane
The Charm of the Image
Metamorphosis of the Cinematograph into the Cinema
The Soul of the Cinema
Objective Presence
The Complex of Dream and Reality
Birth of a Reason, Blossoming of a Language
The Semi-Imaginary Reality of Man Author's Preface to the 1977 Edition Notes
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