The Soul of Film Theory by S. CooperThe Soul of Film Theory by S. Cooper

The Soul of Film Theory

byS. Cooper

Hardcover | July 25, 2013

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In this innovative book, Sarah Cooper revisits the history of film theory in order to bring to the fore the neglected concept of the soul and to trace its changing fortunes. The Soul of Film Theory charts the legacy of this multi-faceted, contested term, from the classical to the contemporary era.
Sarah Cooper is Head of Film Studies and Reader in Film Theory and Aesthetics at King's College London, UK. She is author of Relating to Queer Theory (Peter Lang, 2001), Selfless Cinema? Ethics and French Documentary (Legenda, 2006, 2008) and Chris Marker (MUP, 2008).
Title:The Soul of Film TheoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:209 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.76 inPublished:July 25, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230365132

ISBN - 13:9780230365131


Table of Contents

Introduction: The Soul of Film Theory 1. Classical Souls 2. Signifying Souls 3. Body and Soul Concluding Remarks

Editorial Reviews

"This is an exceptional, brilliant, and very wide-reaching volume. It makes bold and beautiful claims about the soul in theory and in film. Through Sarah Cooper's reflective attention to cinema from its inception forwards, and her fine engagement with film philosophy, a different history emerges." - Emma Wilson, University of Cambridge, UK