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Now available in paperback, this provocative study forges new and creative connections between Deleuzian philosophy and contemporary film studies. When watching films we respond to the visual elements of colour, movement, rhythm and sensation through our bodies as well as our minds. Barbara Kennedy shows how we can understand this response as an 'aesthetics of sensation', which in turn can begin to explain the experience of the spectator, who feels the film as an event. Through discussions of Orlando, The English Patient, Romeo and Juliet, Strange Days and Leon this subtle and powerful book reintroduces debates about film as an art form and the place of film theory within our aesthetic sensibilities.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748617265
ISBN-10: 0748617264
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Barbara M. Kennedy

Barbara Kennedy is Senior Lecturer in Film and Cultural Studies at the University of Staffordshire.

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