Cinema and Language

Cinema and Language

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Author/Contributor(s): Heath, Stephen (Editor), and Mellencamp, Patricia (Editor)
Publisher: University Publications of America
Date: 1983
Binding: Trade paperback (US). 179p. : ill. Includes Illustrations.
Condition: USED – Very good. An unmarked copy with tight binding and some moderate shelf wear.

Papers presented at a conference held Mar. 27-30, 1979 by the Center for Twentieth Century Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Table of contents:

  • "Language, Sight and Sound" by Stephen Heath
  • "From a Dream of Woman" by Teresa de Lauretis
  • "The Film's Time and the Spectator's 'Space'" by Mary Ann Doane
  • "Problematizing the Spectator's Placement in Film" by Malcolm Le Grice
  • "Jokes and Their Relation to the Marx Brothers" by Patricia Mellencamp
  • "Approaching Japanese Film" by Noel Burch
  • "Kabuki, Cinema and Mizoguchi Kenji" by Don Kirihara
  • "Mizoguchi and the Evolution of Film Language" by David Bordwell
  • "Discourse/Figure: The Inscription of the Subject in Surrealist Film" by Laura Oswald
  • "Three Figures of Desire" by Linda Williams
  • "The Primacy of Figure in Cinematic Signification" by Dudley Andrew
  • "Cinematic Discourse: The Problem of Inner Speech" by Paul Willemen
  • "Subject Formation and Social Formation: Issues and Hypotheses" by Philip Rosen