Screening the Face

Authors: Coates, P.

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Coates presents the face in film as a place where transformations begin, reflecting both the experience of modernity and such influential myths as that of Medusa. This is exemplified by a wide range of European and American films, including Ingmar Bergman's Persona .

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'Sharing Barthes' and Bergman's premise that the human face remains central to cinematic art, Coates' new book draws on film theory, philosophy, art history, and cultural studies to produce fresh, startling insights on the films that truly matter. The range of examples is as impressive as the erudition.' - Lloyd Michaels, Allegheny College, USA


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Screening the Face
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-01228-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137012289
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-29847-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 195
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