Narrative Comprehension and Film

Narrative Comprehension and Film

Book - 1992
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Narrative is one of the ways we organise and understnad the world. It is found everywhere: not only in films and books, but also in everday conversations and in the nonfictional discourses of journalists, historians, educators, psychologists, attorneys and many others.
Edward Branigan presents a telling exploration of the basic concepts of narrative theory and its relation to film - and literary - analysis, bringing together theories from linguistics and cognitive science, and applying them to the screen. Individual analyses of classical narratives form the basis of a complex study of every aspect of filmic fiction exploring, for example, subjectivity in Lady in the Lake, multiplicity in Letter from and Unknown Woman, post-modernism and documentary in Sans Soleil.
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1992
ISBN: 9780415075121
0415075122
9780415075114
0415075114
Characteristics: xv, 325 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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