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Author Carroll, Noël, 1947-

Title Engaging the moving image [electronic resource] / Noël Carroll.

Published New Haven : Yale University Press, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxv, 420 p.)
Series Yale series in the philosophy and theory of art.
Yale series in the philosophy and theory of art.
Books at JSTOR All Purchased
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Forget the medium! -- Film, attention, and communication : a naturalistic account -- Film, emotion, and genre -- Ethnicity, race and monstrosity : the rhetorics of horror and humor -- Is the medium a (Moral) message? -- Film form : an argument for a functional theory of style in the individual film -- Introducing film evaluation -- Nonfiction film and postmodernist skepticism -- Fiction, nonfiction, and the film of presumptive assertion : conceptual analyses -- Photographic traces and documentary films : comments for Gregory Currie -- Toward a definition of moving-picture dance -- The essence of Cinema? -- TV and film : a philosophical perspective -- Kracauer's Theory of film -- Cinematic nation building : Eisenstein's The old and the new -- The professional western : South of the border -- Moving and moving : from minimalism to lives of performers -- Prospects for film theory : a personal assessment.
Summary Noël Carroll, film philosopher, has gathered in this book 18 of his most recent essays on cinema and television - what Carroll calls 'moving images'. The essays discuss topics in philosophy film theory, and film criticism.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Motion pictures -- Philosophy.
Motion pictures.
Electronic books.
Computer network resources.
Electronic books.
ISBN 0300133073 (electronic bk.)
9780300133073 (electronic bk.)
0300091958 (alk. paper)
9780300091953 (alk. paper)