Film Structure and the Emotion System
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BeschreibungSynthesizes research on emotion in cognitive psychology and neurology to provide an understanding of how film evokes emotion.
InhaltsverzeichnisPart I. Developing the Approach: 1. An invitation to feel; 2. The emotion system and nonprototypical emotions; 3. The mood-cue approach to filmic emotion; 4. Other cognitivisms; Part II. Analyzing Emotional Appeals in Film: 5. 'Couldn't you read between those pitiful lines?': feeling for Stella Dallas; 6. Strike-ing out: the partial success of early Eisenstein's emotional appeal; 7. Lyricism and unevenness: emotional transitions in Renoir's A Day in the Country and The Lower Depths; 8. Emotion work: The Joy Luck Club and the limits of the emotion system; 9. 'I was misinformed': nostalgia and uncertainty in Casablanca; Part III. Afterword: 10. An invitation to interpret; Appendix: the neurological basis of psychoanalytic film theory: Metz's emotional debt to Freud the biologist; Notes; Index.
Pressestimmen"...this book provides a comprehensive study of the theories of emotion and successfully defines its 'emotion system' in relation to film structure. It also includes a thorough review of prior studies on the subject..." Journal of Film and Video
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2014
Seitenanzahl: 230 Seiten