You raise dozens of issues in you query. You asked questio
You raise dozens of issues in you query. You asked questions and made assertions that touch on medium specificity, realism, photographic objectivity, and emotional engagement with artworks, among others. Hence, your query ranges across the entire domain of the philosophy of film and film theory. It sounds like you could use a good overview to help structure your studies. I highly recommend that you pick up a copy of Noel Carroll's recent book "The Philosophy of Motion Pictures" (Blackwell 2008). It provides an extremely clear overview of several of these issues. Perhaps it will help you formulate a more specific question. I recently used it in my philosophy of film course. Here's a link to the syllabus:
For more specific questions, I can make more specific recommendations.
--- On Mon, 5/4/09, Anja Ivekovic - Martinis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I'm starting
> to read for my degree paper, so I would like to
> ask for some recommendations. The subjects I have in mind
> are still very fuzzy,
> but if anything comes to mind concerning any of the
> mentioned aspects, I would
> be very grateful.
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