Screening The Face by P. CoatesScreening The Face by P. Coates

Screening The Face

byP. Coates

Paperback | January 1, 2012

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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 .
PAUL COATES Professor in Film Studies at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He has taught at McGill and the University of Aberdeen. His publications includeThe Story of the Lost Reflection(1985),The Gorgon's Gaze(1991),Cinema, Religion and the Romantic Legacy(2003),The Red and the White: The Cinema of People's Poland(2005) andC...
Title:Screening The FaceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:195 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1349334650

ISBN - 13:9781349334650


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction Faces and 'Faciality' The Fate of Contemplation: Closeness and Distance Masks and Metaphor: Doubles and Animals Invisibility, Medusa, and the Mask Dissonance and Synthesis: Persona, the Face, the Mask and the Thing Works Cited Index