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Explorations in film theory

selected essays from Ciné-tracts

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesCinè-tracts.
    Statementedited by Ron Burnett.
    ContributionsBurnett, Ron, 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995 .E98 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 289 p. :
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2219163M
    ISBN 100253312825, 025320612X
    LC Control Number89046337

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