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Recapitulation and Conclusion

Torben Grodal

in Moving Pictures: A New Theory of Film Genres, Feelings, and Cognition

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159834
eISBN:
9780191673719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159834.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter summarizes the main findings of the book. The aim of this book has been to show the way in which cognitions and emotions in the experience of viewing visual fiction are part of a ... More


Embodied Visions: Evolution, Emotion, Culture and Film

Torben Grodal

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371314
eISBN:
9780199870585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371314.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book provides analysis of how human biology, as well as human culture, determines the ways films are made and experienced. This new approach is called “bioculturalism.” The book shows how ... More


Character Simulation and Emotion

Torben Grodal

in Embodied Visions: Evolution, Emotion, Culture and Film

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371314
eISBN:
9780199870585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371314.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The chapter discusses how viewers simulate films, for instance by means of mirror neurons that induce viewers to simulate characters, and discusses the different theories about how we experience ... More


Fiction, Symbolic Simulation, and Reality

Torben Grodal

in Moving Pictures: A New Theory of Film Genres, Feelings, and Cognition

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159834
eISBN:
9780191673719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159834.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

A recurrent problem in aesthetics and theories of fiction and representation in art (whether literature, art, or film) is the status and validity of representation itself. Are representations true or ... More


Virtual Hollywood

Steven Cohan

in Hollywood by Hollywood: The Backstudio Picture and the Mystique of Making Movies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190865788
eISBN:
9780190865818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865788.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at two rather recent ways that backstudios have moved the virtual world of moviemaking off the screen. “Immersive Hollywood” occurs when fictional characters interact with ... More


Introduction: Realism and Deception

Jennifer Friedlander

in Real Deceptions: The Contemporary Reinvention of Realism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190676124
eISBN:
9780190676162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190676124.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Drawing upon Jacques Lacan’s insight that fiction paves the way for an encounter with the truth, and Jacques Rancière’s conception of an “aesthetic politics,” this introduction explores realism’s ... More


An Uncertain Indeterminacy: Aliza Shvarts’s Unseen Senior Project

Jennifer Friedlander

in Real Deceptions: The Contemporary Reinvention of Realism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190676124
eISBN:
9780190676162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190676124.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the controversy surrounding Yale University senior Aliza Shvartz, who made international headlines when reports circulated that her senior-year art project documented a year ... More


Literary Imaginations

Terence Cave

in Thinking with Literature: Towards a Cognitive Criticism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198749417
eISBN:
9780191817328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749417.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the cognitive underpinnings for the imaginative simulations that literature affords. Having briefly evoked the history of imagination as a powerful but also dangerous instrument ... More


Cognitive Mimesis

Terence Cave

in Thinking with Literature: Towards a Cognitive Criticism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198749417
eISBN:
9780191817328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749417.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter takes up the discussion of cognitive modes of mimesis or simulation from the later part of Chapter 5. It offers a close reading of episodes from two major texts, the ‘Dover Cliff’ scene ... More


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