The Resource Irony in Film, by James MacDowell, (electronic resource)

Irony in Film, by James MacDowell, (electronic resource)

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Irony in Film
Title
Irony in Film
Statement of responsibility
by James MacDowell
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Author
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
'An excellent, original, lucid and rigorous analysis of various dimensions of irony in film: highly recommended' - Geoff King, Professor of Film Studies, Brunel University London Irony in Film is the first book about ironic expression in this medium. We often feel the need to call films or aspects of them ironic; but what exactly does this mean? How do films create irony? Might certain features of the medium help or hinder its ironic potential? How can we know we are justified in dubbing any film or moment ironic? This book attempts to answer such questions, investigating in the process crucial and under-examined issues that irony raises for our understanding of narrative filmmaking. A much-debated subject in other disciplines, in film scholarship irony is habitually referred to but too seldom explored. Combining in-depth theorising with detailed close analysis, this pioneering study asks what ironic capacities films might possess, how film style may be used ironically, and what role intention should play in film interpretation. The proposed answers have significance for our understanding of not only ironic filmmaking, but the nature of expression in this medium
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MacDowell, James
Dewey number
791.4
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0
LC call number
PN1992.63
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Palgrave Close Readings in Film and Television
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  • Motion pictures and television
  • United States—Study and teaching
  • Aesthetics
  • Screen Studies
  • American Culture
  • Aesthetics
Label
Irony in Film, by James MacDowell, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Carrier category
online resource
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Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
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unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2016.
Extent
1 online resource (XII, 220 p. 25 illus., 14 illus. in color.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137329936
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uncompressed
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1057/978-1-137-32993-6
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remote
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  • (CKB)3710000000942309
  • (DE-He213)978-1-137-32993-6
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4738467
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000942309
Label
Irony in Film, by James MacDowell, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2016.
Extent
1 online resource (XII, 220 p. 25 illus., 14 illus. in color.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137329936
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1057/978-1-137-32993-6
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000942309
  • (DE-He213)978-1-137-32993-6
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4738467
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000942309

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