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Projecting Illusion: Film Spectatorship and the Impression of Reality

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Projecting Illusion offers a systematic analysis of the impression of reality in the cinema and the pleasure it gives to the film spectator. Film provides a compelling experience that can be considered as a form of illusion akin to the experience of day-dream and dream. Examining the concept of illusion and its relationship to fantasy in the experience of visual representation, Richard Allen situates his explanation within the context of an analytical criticism of contemporary film and critical theory. He argues that many ...

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Projecting Illusion: Film Spectatorship and the Impression of Reality 1997, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521587150

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Projecting Illusion: Film Spectatorship and the Impression of Reality 1995, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521470155

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