Cinematicity in Media History

Author(s): 
Geiger, Jeffrey
Author(s): 
Littau, Karen
ISBN: 
9780748676118
Date published: 
November 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£70.00

The study of film and filmic modes of experience continue to expand within and through other fields such as Literature, Art, History, Sociology, Media Studies, and Philosophy – yet few collections have addressed the broader histories and implications of ‘filmic’ ways of representing and experiencing the world. Cinematicity, then, describes the ways that different media, art forms, and fields of enquiry both anticipated and were marked by the cinematic apparatus. Covering a range of cinematic texts and genres in comparative contexts this collection examines key developments in pre-cinema and cinema history and provides new scholarship on cinematic perception across different media.