Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press
A pioneer in the field, Christian Metz applies insights of structural linguistics to the language of film. "The semiology of film . . . can be held to date from the publication in 1964 of the famous essay by Christian Metz, 'Le cinéma: langue ou langage?'"—Geoffrey Nowell-Smith, Times Literary Supplement
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Routledge
Cinema and Language Loss provides the first sustained exploration of the relationship between linguistic displacement and visuality in the filmic realm, examining in depth both its formal expressions and theoretical implications. Combining insights from psychoanalysis, philosophy and film theory, the author argues that the move from one linguistic environment to
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Carcanet Press
Kevin Jackson traces the development of jargon in the world of cinema, a jargon that grew out of the need to express ideas and communicate in the heat and hurry of film-making. Many words were stolen from other arts or simply made up on the spot.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-03 - Publisher: Verso
Cinema, like language, can be said to exist as a system of differences. In his latest book, acclaimed philosopher Jacques Rancière looks at cinematic art in comparison to its corollary forms in literature and theatre. From literature, he argues, cinema takes its narrative conventions, while at the same time effacing