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Critical theory and film rethinking ideology in cinema by Fabio Vighi

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Published by Continuum in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Motion pictures,
  • Philosophy,
  • History and criticism,
  • Critical theory,
  • Film noir

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementFabio Vighi
SeriesCritical theory and contemporary society
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.F54 V55 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25190172M
ISBN 101441111425
ISBN 109781441111425
LC Control Number2012002426

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