Notes

i. Elie Faure (1873-1937) was a French art historian, whose important essay on the cinema, "De la cinéplastique," originally appeared in L'arbre d'Eden (1922). André Bazin published a key essay on "Peinture et cinéma" in Qu'est-ce que le cinéma, vol. 2,

"Le cinéma et les autres arts" (Place: Éditions Cerf 1959), pp. 127-132; translated into English as "Painting and Cinema", in Gray, Hugh, What Is Cinema, Vol. 1 (Berkeley: University of California Press 1967), pp. 164-169.

2. John Berger Ways of Seeing (Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1972). Based on a BBC television series, it became one of the most influential books of the decade.

3. Raymond Bellour, Lecture at the National Film Theatre, September 1989. The talk appears as the title essay in R. Bellour, l'Entre-Image, Photo Cinema, Video (Paris: Edition La difference, 1990).

4. Christian Metz, "Le cinema: langue ou langage", Communications 4 (1964), pp 52-90.

5. Antoine de Baecque, Les cahiers du cinéma, l'histoire d'une revue 2 vols.(Paris: Editions de l'Etoile, 1991).

6. Serge Daney's work is, among others, collected in Ciné-journal (Paris: Cahiers du cinéma, 1986); Le salaire du zappeur (Paris: P.O.L., 1988) and Devant la recrudescence des vols de sac à main: cinéma, télévision, information (Paris: Aléas, 1991).

7. Robin Wood, Hitchcock's Films (London: Zwemmer Books, 1965).

8. Victor Perkins, Film as Film (Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1972).

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