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Figures of desire : a theory and analysis of surrealist film / Linda Williams.


Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0252008782, 9780252008788

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Subjects Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983 -- Critique et interprétation.
Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983.
Cinema.
Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989 -- Critique et interprétation.
Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989.
Film.
Surrealism in motion pictures.
Surrealismo.
Surrealismus.
Surréalisme au cinéma.
Description xv, 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-225) and index.
Contents Part one : The image -- The image in pre-surrealist poetic theory -- The surrealist image -- Goudal, Artaud, and Denos in search of the "language" of dreams -- Freud, Lacan, and the unconscious -- Surrealist film and the imaginary -- Part two : Un Chien andalou -- Jakobson's metaphor and metonymy : rhetorical figures in film -- The prologue to Un Chien andalou : a surrealist film metaphor -- Latent meaning -- The meaning of the figures -- Part three : L'age d'or -- L'age d'or and its myth -- L'age d'or : a description of the film -- L'age d'or as myth -- Interdiction and transgression -- Diegesis and figure -- The false mirror -- Part four : Contemporary surrealism : Buñuel's The phantom of liberty and That obscure object of desire -- The phantom of liberty -- Permutations of freedom -- Surrealist metonymy -- That obscure object of desire -- Part five : Conclusion : the figures of desire -- Film fetish.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7171566
(OCoLC)ocm07171566
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WorldCat Identities Williams, Linda, 1946-
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