Amsterdam University Press
Cinema Beyond Film
Title
Cinema Beyond Film
Subtitle
Media Epistemology in the Modern Era
Price
€ 46,95
ISBN
9789089640833
Binding
Paperback
Number of pages
276
Publication date
Dimensions
23.4 x 15.6 cm

Maria Tortajada, François van den Albera (eds)

Cinema Beyond Film

Media Epistemology in the Modern Era

This thoughtful exploratory study deals with three seminal issues in film theory, notably the relationship of image and sound, early manifestations of the moving image, and new connections between the voice and the use of the body in contemporary cinema. The contributors discuss, among aothers, the period at the end of the nineteenth century, with the exploration of medical discourses linked to the appearance of the cinema; the archaeological approach to voyeurism, which would become one of the recurrent concepts of cinematographic studies; the introduction of audiovisual technologies in contemporary theatre and the ways in which they have affected the actor’s body.

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Editors

Maria Tortajada

Maria Tortajada is professor in the Department of History and Aesthetics of Film at Université de Lausanne in Switzerland.

François van den Albera