F I L M - P H I L O S O P H Y
Monday, 31 August 1998
The following books have been received and need reviewers.
Dudley Andrew, ed., _The Image in Dispute: Art and Cinema in the Age of
Photography_ (Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1997).
Jacques Aumont, Alain Bergala, Michel Marie and Marc Vernet, _Aesthetics of
Film_, trans. and rev. Richard Neupert (Austin, Texas: University of Texas
Pierre Bourdieu, _On Television and Journalism_ (London: Pluto Press, 1998).
Ron Burnett, ed., _Explorations in Film Theory: Selected Essays from
_Cine-Tracts__ (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press,
Leo Charney, _Empty Moments: Cinema, Modernity, and Drift_ (Durham and
London: Duke University Press, 1998).
Silvio Gaggi, _From Text to Hypertext: Decentering the Subject in Fiction,
Film, the Visual Arts, and Electronic Media_ (Philadelphia: University of
Pennsylvania Press, 1997).
Jan-Chrstopher Horak, _Making Images Move: Photographers and Avant-garde
Cinema_ (Washington and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997).
John Marks, _Gilles Deleuze: Vitalism and Multiplicity_ (London: Pluto
Jean-Michel Rabate, ed., _Writing the Image After Roland Barthes_
(Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997).
Mark C. Taylor, _Hiding_ (Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press,
Slavoj Zizek, ed., _Cogito and the Unconscious: Sic 2_ (Durham and London:
Duke University Press, 1998).
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