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Terrence Malick’s Unseeing Cinema

Memory, Time and Audibility

Authors: Batcho, James

  • Offers a radical reorientation to how we think about films and filmmaking
  • Challenges film theory’s familiar language, representational and visual approaches, to advance the work of Deleuze, particularly the ‘unseeing’ aspects of his philosophy of difference
  • Subverts dominant discourses of sound phenomenology to emphasize experiences of hearing and listening
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About this book

This unique study opens up a new dimension of Terrence Malick’s cinema – its expressions of unseeing and hearing. ‘Unseeing’ is Malick’s means of transcending the moment in order to enter the life that unfolds; to treat cinema as a real experience for those who live its reality. In this way, Terrence Malick’s Unseeing Cinema moves beyond film theory to advance a work of original philosophy, bringing together two thinkers not normally associated with one another: Gilles Deleuze and Søren Kierkegaard. It investigates how Malick’s gatherings of time allow one to explore new philosophical questions about immanence and transcendence, ethics and faith, time and infinity, and the foldings of subjectivity that are central to both philosophers. Beyond cinema, it offers a way to think about our everyday repetitions and recollections and our ephemeral points of connection with those we love. 

About the authors

James Batcho is Assistant Professor at United International College, China. He is the author of Sound for Independent Audiovisual Storytelling.

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eBook 74,96 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-76421-4
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Hardcover 93,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-76420-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Terrence Malick’s Unseeing Cinema
Book Subtitle
Memory, Time and Audibility
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-76421-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-76421-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-76420-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 201
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