Author Archive for: ‘Paul Macovaz’

Ricciotto Canudo: Cinema Art Language

[1] Introduction In 1908, by announcing the arrival of a new ‘Art’, Ricciotto Canudo introduced into early French film theory the paradigmatic problems of nineteenth century aesthetics. Together these problems form an intermeshed group of assumptions, integrating notions such as autonomy, authenticity, and alterity into an ‘aesthetic ideology of modernity’ (Cornelia Klinger). With the development of the modern system of …

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