Movement as meaning in experimental cinema : the musical poetry of motion pictures revisited / Daniel Barnett.

This title offers sweeping and cogent arguments as to why analytic philosophers should take experimental cinema seriously as a medium for illuminating mechanisms of meaning in language. Using the analogy of the movie projector, Barnett deconstructs all communication acts into functions of interval,...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Barnett, Daniel, 1944- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.
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Summary:This title offers sweeping and cogent arguments as to why analytic philosophers should take experimental cinema seriously as a medium for illuminating mechanisms of meaning in language. Using the analogy of the movie projector, Barnett deconstructs all communication acts into functions of interval, repetition, and context. He describes how Wittgenstein's concepts of family resemblance and language games provide a dynamic perspective on the analysis of acts of reference.
Physical Description:1 online resource
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes filmography.
ISBN:9781501329821
1501329820
9781501329838
1501329839
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