The Imaginary Signifier
Psychoanalysis and the CinemaBook - 1986
... less about film than about the psychology of the viewing experience." --American Film
Employing Freudian psychoanalysis, Christian Metz explores the nature of cinematic spectatorship and looks at the operations of meaning in the film text.
Publisher: Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, 1986
Characteristics: ix, 327 p. ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Psychoanalysis and the cinema