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Film language

Metz, Christian.

Film language

a semiotics of the cinema.

by Metz, Christian.

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- Semiotics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated by Michael Taylor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995 .M4513
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 268 p.
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5440768M
    LC Control Number73090363

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