Cinematic Discourse Notes: Contents

1. Preliminary Considerations

2. Discoursal and Cinematic Audiences

3. The Nature & Limits of Narrative in Cinema

4. Language & Cinema

5. Semiotic & Discoursal Connections

6. Stasis in Motion: Understanding Cinematic Space

7. Cinematic Genres & Generic Connections

8. Cinematic Authorship

9. Some Issues in Characterisation & Acting

10. Main Characters in Cinematic Discourse: Protagonists, Heroes and Their Adversaries

11. The Problem of Identity in Cinematic Discourse (outline)

12. Cinematic Events

13. Cinematic Narration