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This book translates a series of colloquial but in-depth interviews with a seminal film theorist, Christian Metz, in which he explains and expands on his groundbreaking theories. These interviews have never before been available in English, and they serve as an accessible introduction to film theory from one of its pioneers. The interviewers act as curious readers as they question Metz, who discusses his key tenets and the social landscape of his time, and offers unusual insights into his work.
 

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Half-Title, Title, Copyright
  2. pp. 1-4
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. 5-6
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. pp. 7-8
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  1. Publication details
  2. pp. 9-10
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  1. Introductions
  1. A Furious Exactitude: An Overview of Christian Metz’s Film Theory
  2. Warren Buckland
  3. pp. 11-32
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  1. Christian Metz and the Constellation of French Film Journals in the 1960s and 1970s
  2. Daniel Fairfax
  3. pp. 33-50
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  1. Interviews
  1. Works of Christian Metz frequently cited in the interviews
  2. pp. 51-54
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  1. 1. Semiology, Linguistics, Cinema: Interview with Christian Metz
  2. René Fouque, Eliane Le Grivés, Simon Luciani
  3. pp. 55-68
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  1. 2. On ‘Specificity’: Interview with Christian Metz
  2. Jean-André Fieschi
  3. pp. 69-82
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  1. 3. Interview on Film Semiology
  2. Raymond Bellour, Christian Metz
  3. pp. 83-108
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  1. 4. Interview with Christian Metz
  2. Daniel Percheron, Marc Vernet
  3. pp. 109-144
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  1. 5. Round Table on Film Theory
  2. Christian Metz, Michel Fano, Jean Paul Simon, Noël Simsolo
  3. pp. 145-160
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  1. 6. Conversation on The Imaginary Signifier and Essais Sémiotiques
  2. Christian Metz, Jean Paul Simon, Marc Vernet
  3. pp. 161-178
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  1. 7. The Cinematic Apparatus as Social Institution – An Interview with Christian Metz
  2. Sandy Flitterman, Bill Guynn, Roswitha Mueller, Jacquelyn Suter
  3. pp. 179-204
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  1. 8. A Seminar with Christian Metz: Cinema, Semiology, Psychoanalysis, History
  2. Chaired by Rick Thompson
  3. pp. 205-230
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  1. 9. Responses to Hors Cadre on The Imaginary Signifier
  2. Christian Metz
  3. pp. 231-242
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  1. 10. Interview with Christian Metz
  2. Michel Marie, Marc Vernet
  3. pp. 243-274
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  1. 11. Christian Metz: Interview
  2. André Gaudreault
  3. pp. 275-282
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  1. 12. Twenty-Five Years Later: An Assessment. An Ethics of Semiology
  2. Interview with Christian Metz by André Gardies
  3. pp. 283-308
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 309-310
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789048526734
Related ISBN
9789089648259
MARC Record
OCLC
1111316198
Pages
320
Launched on MUSE
2019-08-04
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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