A Challenge for Cinema and Theory. Outlining a comprehensive theory of film stereotype, a device as functionally important to film narrative as it is problematic, Jorg Schweinitz builds an overlooked critical history from the s to today. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. This book is indispensable for those interested in the historical, cultural, and industrial utility of stereotypes; Schweinitz’s use of theorists such as Bela Balazs and Rudolf Arnheim to reread the stereotype makes an important intervention in the theoretical and textual form of stereotypes. Cohen-Seat, Morin, and Semiology 8. An Essential Guide to Classic Films of the Era Film and Stereotype does a masterful job unpacking one of the thorniest concepts in film studies, tracing its multidisciplinary origins with theoretical agility and robust argumentation. Stereotypes Social psychology in motion pictures.
Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Stereotypes Social psychology in motion pictures. Critique and Transfiguration-Three Case Studies 9. Home About Help Search. The E-mail message field is required. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Film and Stereotype offers a rigorous critique of the form, function, and power of stereotypes within both the media industries and the cultural imaginary. Through detailed readings of specific films, Schweinitz also maps models for adapting and reflecting stereotype, from early ironic Alexander Granowski and conscious rejection Robert Rossellini to critical deconstruction Robert Altman in the s and celebratory transfiguration Sergio Leone and the Coen brothers.
The content shown may differ from the edition of this book sold on Wheelers. Jorg Schweinitz’s study of film stereotypes is impressively comprehensive, admirably rigorous, and appropriately international. Jorg Schweinitz is professor of film theory and film history in the Department of Cinema Studies at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.
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Description of this Book Since the early days of film, critics and theorists have debated the value of formula, cliche, conventional imagery, and recurring narrative patterns of reduced complexity. You may have already requested this item.
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Drawing on theories of stereotype in linguistics, literary analysis, art history, and psychology, Schweinitz identifies the major facets of film stereotype and umd the positions of sttereotyp in response to the challenges posed by stereotype.
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The high noon showdown or last-minute rescue, the lonely woman standing in the window or two lovers saying goodbye in the rain-many films rely on these scenes, and audiences have come to expect them.
Film and Stereotype: A Challenge for Cinema and Theory
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