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The Resource Invisible storytellers : voice-over narration in American fiction film, Sarah Kozloff

Invisible storytellers : voice-over narration in American fiction film, Sarah Kozloff

Label
Invisible storytellers : voice-over narration in American fiction film
Title
Invisible storytellers
Title remainder
voice-over narration in American fiction film
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Kozloff
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Let me tell you a story, each film seems to offer silently as its opening frames hit the screen. But sometimes the film finds a voicean off-screen narrator for all or part of the story. From Wuthering Heights and Double Indemnity to Annie Hall and Platoon, voice-over narration has been an integral part of American movies"--Cover. Through examples from films such as How Green Was My Valley, All About Eve, The Naked City, and Barry Lyndon, Sarah Kozloff examines and analyzes voice-over narration. She refutes the assumptions that words should only play a minimal role in film, that "showing" is
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kozloff, Sarah
Dewey number
791.43/0973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995
LC item number
.K69 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Voice-overs
  • Motion picture plays, American
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion picture plays
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
Label
Invisible storytellers : voice-over narration in American fiction film, Sarah Kozloff
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
  • Filmography: pages 141-153
  • Bibliography: pages 155-160
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Radio
  • Newsreels, Short Subjects, and Documentaries
  • Fiction Films, 1930-1950
  • Television and Postwar Documentaries
  • Fiction Films, 1950 to the Present
  • First-Person Narrators
  • Genette's Taxonomy of Narrators
  • Who Really Narrates?
  • The Circumstances of Narration
  • Story and Discourse and How Green Was My Valley
  • The Prejudices against Voice-Over Narration
  • Foregrounding the Act of Storytelling and All About Eve
  • Third-Person Narrators
  • Who Really Narrates?
  • The Circumstances of Narration
  • Omniscience
  • Humanizing the "Voice of God" and The Naked City
  • Gender
  • Irony in Voice-Over Films
  • The Interplay between Narration and Scenic Presentation
  • Voice-Over's Contribution to Cinematic Irony
  • Images versus Words
  • Ironic Narrators
  • Unreliable Narrators
  • The Question of Reliability in Barry Lyndon
  • "Showing" versus "Telling"
  • "A Literary Device"
  • "Redundancy"
  • "The Last Resort of the Incompetent"
  • Ancestors, Influences, and Development
  • Lecturers and Intertitles in the Silent Era
Control code
15790210
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 167 pages
Isbn
9780520058613
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
87012461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)855762
Label
Invisible storytellers : voice-over narration in American fiction film, Sarah Kozloff
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
  • Filmography: pages 141-153
  • Bibliography: pages 155-160
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Radio
  • Newsreels, Short Subjects, and Documentaries
  • Fiction Films, 1930-1950
  • Television and Postwar Documentaries
  • Fiction Films, 1950 to the Present
  • First-Person Narrators
  • Genette's Taxonomy of Narrators
  • Who Really Narrates?
  • The Circumstances of Narration
  • Story and Discourse and How Green Was My Valley
  • The Prejudices against Voice-Over Narration
  • Foregrounding the Act of Storytelling and All About Eve
  • Third-Person Narrators
  • Who Really Narrates?
  • The Circumstances of Narration
  • Omniscience
  • Humanizing the "Voice of God" and The Naked City
  • Gender
  • Irony in Voice-Over Films
  • The Interplay between Narration and Scenic Presentation
  • Voice-Over's Contribution to Cinematic Irony
  • Images versus Words
  • Ironic Narrators
  • Unreliable Narrators
  • The Question of Reliability in Barry Lyndon
  • "Showing" versus "Telling"
  • "A Literary Device"
  • "Redundancy"
  • "The Last Resort of the Incompetent"
  • Ancestors, Influences, and Development
  • Lecturers and Intertitles in the Silent Era
Control code
15790210
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 167 pages
Isbn
9780520058613
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
87012461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)855762

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