Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2016

152 Pages

8.5 x 5.37 inches

ISBN: 9780719083341

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Classical Hollywood Cinema

Point of view and communication

James Zborowski

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Suggests new ways of understanding how character consciousness and interaction are represented by film
  • Innovatively combines approaches drawn from narratology, philosophy and communication studies
  • Offers fresh, accessible, paired close readings of six famous films from six of the most famous directors of the classical Hollywood cinema
  • Helps readers to think in detailed and interesting ways about the similarities and differences between films and novels as media of expression and communication
  • Includes analysis of Vertigo, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Only Angels Have Wings and Anatomy of a Murder

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