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AN AESTHETIC OF ASTONISHMENT : EARLY FILM AND THE INCREDULOUS SPECTATOR

TOM GUNNING

AN AESTHETIC OF ASTONISHMENT : EARLY FILM AND THE INCREDULOUS SPECTATOR

by TOM GUNNING

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Written in English


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In: Art & Text no.34 (Spring 1989) : 31-45.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. AN AESTHETIC OF ASTONISHMENT: EARLY FILM AND THE INCREDULOUS SPECTATOR by TOM GUNNING; 1 edition. 3 The above argument can be observed from the discussions presented in the article “An Aesthetics of Astonishment” by Tom Gunning.

The author argues that cinematography has for decades presented a world characterized by vividness. At the same time, vitality is also diminished by non-realistic qualities such a deprivation of words and lives shorn of the living.

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Myth empties the material and historical depths of a given image or object, replacing them with a thin scrim of concepts and cultural fictions imposed from elsewhere.3 The mythology of Lumière rests upon historical. Gunning Tom Gunning, " An Aesthetics of Astonishment: Early Film and the Incredulous Spectator, " Art & Text, no.

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