4. What to Do with Cinema Memory?

  1. Richard Maltby2,
  2. Daniel Biltereyst3 and
  3. Philippe Meers4
  1. Annette Kuhn

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444396416.ch4

Explorations in New Cinema History: Approaches and Case Studies

Explorations in New Cinema History: Approaches and Case Studies

How to Cite

Kuhn, A. (2011) What to Do with Cinema Memory?, in Explorations in New Cinema History: Approaches and Case Studies (eds R. Maltby, D. Biltereyst and P. Meers), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444396416.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Flinders University, South Australia

  2. 3

    Department of Communication Studies, Ghent University, Belgium

  3. 4

    University of Antwerp, Belgium

Author Information

  1. Queen Mary, London University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199490

Online ISBN: 9781444396416

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Keywords:

  • cinema memory, and what to do with it - revolving around social act of cinema-going, than around films;
  • nature of cinema memory, how it works - a kind of cultural experience, form of discourse;
  • discursive processes of cinema memory - using textual and psychoanalytic procedures;
  • reveries and stories, entering public domains - form of writing, artwork and film-making;
  • remembered scenes or images from films - distinctive in three respects;
  • allusions to The Mummy signal, aspects of cinema memory - with interest in research;
  • second feature of Type A memories - remembered scenes or images, isolation from film's plot;
  • Type A cinema memories, and Victor Burgin - research on inner and phenomenological world;
  • Type B memories, and ‘anecdotal’ rhetoric - story in first person singular, one-off event;
  • deeper understanding of cinema memory works - rhetorically, psychical and cultural processes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Remembered Scenes/Images

  • Situated Memories of Films

  • Memories of Cinemagoing

  • References