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The Resource Making meaning : inference and rhetoric in the interpretation of cinema, David Bordwell

Making meaning : inference and rhetoric in the interpretation of cinema, David Bordwell

Label
Making meaning : inference and rhetoric in the interpretation of cinema
Title
Making meaning
Title remainder
inference and rhetoric in the interpretation of cinema
Statement of responsibility
David Bordwell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bordwell, David
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Harvard film studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Film criticism
  • Motion pictures
Label
Making meaning : inference and rhetoric in the interpretation of cinema, David Bordwell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [277]-328)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1: Making films mean -- Interpretation as construction -- Meaning made -- Interpretive doctrines -- Pt. 2: Routines and practices -- Interpretation, inc. -- The logic of discovery, or, problem-solving -- The logic of justification, or, rhetoric -- An anatomy of interpretation -- Pt. 3: Interpretation as explication -- The French connection -- Explication academicized -- Picture planes -- Meaning and unity -- Pt. 4: Symptomatic interpretation -- Culture, dream, and Lauren Bacall -- Myth as antinomy -- Système à la mode -- The contradictory text -- Symptoms and explications -- Pt. 5: Semantic fields -- Meanings in structures -- Structures of meaning -- The role of semantic fields -- Pt. 6: Schemata and heuristics -- Mapping as making -- Knowledge structures and routines -- Mapping as modeling -- Pt. 7: Two basic schemata -- Is there a class for this text? -- Making films personal -- Pt. 8: Text schmata -- A bull's-eye schema -- Meaning, inside out and outside in -- Textual trajectories -- Doctrines into diachronies -- Pt. 9: Interpretation as rhetoric -- Sample strategies -- Theory talk -- Pt. 10: Rhetoric in action: seven models of Psycho -- "Hitch and his public" (1960) / Jean Douchet -- "Psycho," Hitchcock films (1965) / Robin Wood -- "Inside Norman Bates," films and feeling (1967) / Raymond Durgnat -- "The world and its image," film as film (1972) / V. F. Perkins -- "Psychosis, neurosis, perversion" (1979) / Raymond Bellour -- "Psycho: the institutionalization of female sexuality" (1982) / Barbara Klinger -- "Links in a chain: Psycho and film classicism" (1986) / Leland Poague -- Pt. 11: Why not to read a film -- The ends of interpretation -- The end of interpretation? -- Prospects for a poetics
Control code
19266019
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 334 pages
Isbn
9780674543355
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
89030324
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1254546
Label
Making meaning : inference and rhetoric in the interpretation of cinema, David Bordwell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [277]-328)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1: Making films mean -- Interpretation as construction -- Meaning made -- Interpretive doctrines -- Pt. 2: Routines and practices -- Interpretation, inc. -- The logic of discovery, or, problem-solving -- The logic of justification, or, rhetoric -- An anatomy of interpretation -- Pt. 3: Interpretation as explication -- The French connection -- Explication academicized -- Picture planes -- Meaning and unity -- Pt. 4: Symptomatic interpretation -- Culture, dream, and Lauren Bacall -- Myth as antinomy -- Système à la mode -- The contradictory text -- Symptoms and explications -- Pt. 5: Semantic fields -- Meanings in structures -- Structures of meaning -- The role of semantic fields -- Pt. 6: Schemata and heuristics -- Mapping as making -- Knowledge structures and routines -- Mapping as modeling -- Pt. 7: Two basic schemata -- Is there a class for this text? -- Making films personal -- Pt. 8: Text schmata -- A bull's-eye schema -- Meaning, inside out and outside in -- Textual trajectories -- Doctrines into diachronies -- Pt. 9: Interpretation as rhetoric -- Sample strategies -- Theory talk -- Pt. 10: Rhetoric in action: seven models of Psycho -- "Hitch and his public" (1960) / Jean Douchet -- "Psycho," Hitchcock films (1965) / Robin Wood -- "Inside Norman Bates," films and feeling (1967) / Raymond Durgnat -- "The world and its image," film as film (1972) / V. F. Perkins -- "Psychosis, neurosis, perversion" (1979) / Raymond Bellour -- "Psycho: the institutionalization of female sexuality" (1982) / Barbara Klinger -- "Links in a chain: Psycho and film classicism" (1986) / Leland Poague -- Pt. 11: Why not to read a film -- The ends of interpretation -- The end of interpretation? -- Prospects for a poetics
Control code
19266019
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 334 pages
Isbn
9780674543355
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
89030324
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1254546

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