Cinema and Contact: The Withdrawal of Touch in Nancy, Bresson, Duras and Denis, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Cinema and Contact

The Withdrawal of Touch in Nancy, Bresson, Duras and Denis, 1st Edition

By Laura McMahon

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188 pages

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Description

This book, drawing on the work of contemporary French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy, investigates the aesthetics and politics of touch in the cinema of three of the most prominent and distinctive filmmakers to have emerged in France: Robert Bresson, Marguerite Duras and Claire Denis.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Jean-Luc Nancy: Co-Exposure, Technicity, Cinema 2. Robert Bresson: A Cinematography of Contact 3. Marguerite Duras: Back to Zero, or a Politics of Being-with 4. Claire Denis: Commonalities in Close-up 5. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism