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Film and stereotype : a challenge for cinema and theory / Jörg Schweinitz ; translated by Laura Schleussner.

Author/Creator:
Schweinitz, Jörg.
Standardized Title:
Film und Stereotyp. English
Publication:
New York : Columbia University Press, c2011.
Series:
Film and culture.
Film and culture series
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 372 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in motion pictures.
Contents:
Introduction
Stereotype theory: concepts, perspectives, and controversies. The stereotype in psychology and the humanities
Some aspects and levels of stereotypization in film
The intellectual viewpoint versus the stereotype in mass culture
A discourse history: the topic of the "stereotype" throughout film theory
Prelude : Walther Rathenau's cultural criticism, Hugo Munsterberg's Euphoric
Concept of film as art, and the neglect of the stereotype
Bela Balazs's new visual culture, the tradition of linguistic skepticism, and Robert Musil's notion of the "formulaic"
The readymade products of the fantasy machine : Rudolf Arnheim, Rene Fulop-Miller, and the discourse on the "standardization" of film
The stereotype as intelligible form : Cohen-Seat, Morin, and semiology
Irony and transfiguration : the postmodern view of the stereotype
Film analysis : critique and transfiguration-three case studies
Enjoying the stereotype and intense double-play acting : the performance of Jennifer Jason Leigh in the Hudsucker proxy
Epilogue.
Notes:
Translated from German.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes filmography.
ISBN:
9780231151481 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231151489 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231151498 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0231151497 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780231525213 (e-book)
0231525214 (e-book)
OCLC:
670375628
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