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Author Sobchack, Vivian Carol.

Title The address of the eye : a phenomenology of film experience / Vivian Sobchack
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1992
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 330 pages) : illustrations
Contents Ch. 1. Phenomenology and the Film Experience. The Embodied and Enworlded Eye: Perception and Expression. Film Theory and the Objectification of Embodied Vision. Phenomenology and Film Theory -- Ch. 2. The Act of Being with One's Own Eyes. Intentionality, Embodiment, and Movement. The Viewing Subject. Film and/as Viewing Subject. Whose Body? A Brief Meditation on Sexual Difference and Other Bodily Discriminations -- Ch. 3. Film's Body. Technology and Instrumentality. Tile Film Embodied. Film's Body: A Brief Intentional History -- Ch. 4. The Address of the Eye. Thesis and Antithesis: The Paranoia of Split Vision. Synthesis: The Dialectics of Double Vision. The Eye's Address. Toward the "Incorporation" of Subjective Experience in Film Theory
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-321) and index
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Subject Motion pictures -- Philosophy.
Cinéma -- Philosophie.
Motion pictures -- Philosophy.
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism
Visuelle Wahrnehmung
cinéma -- perception visuelle -- spectateur.
cinéma -- phénoménologie -- Merleau-Ponty, Maurice.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0691213275