Being typical and being individual

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dc.contributor.author Bacon, Henry
dc.contributor.editor Riis, Johannes
dc.contributor.editor Taylor, Aaron
dc.date.accessioned 2021-03-08T09:14:01Z
dc.date.available 2021-03-08T09:14:01Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation Bacon , H 2019 , Being typical and being individual . in J Riis & A Taylor (eds) , Screening Characters : Theories of Character in Film, Television, and interactive Media . Routledge , New York and London , pp. 77-92 . https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429422508-5
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dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-1167-5578/work/60862772
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/327617
dc.description.abstract This chapter discusses how typification and individuation of characters operates in different modes of filmmaking and how the basis of this balance can be found in out real world interaction. At one end of the spectrum there is the kind of ideologically based typification that can be found in historical-materialist films made in the Soviet Uninon in the 1920s, at the other films such as VIsconti's The Leopard, which exemplifies George Lukács' notion of type as an individual chow crystallizes the crucial social aspects of a class in a certain historical situation. THe latter serves as an important demonstration of hos typification and individuation are not necessarily diameterically opposite but can work together as a part of our orientation into the real social world as well as its representations in fiction. en
dc.format.extent 15
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Routledge
dc.relation.ispartof Screening Characters
dc.relation.isversionof 978-1-138-39182-6
dc.relation.isversionof 978-0-429-42250-8
dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject 6131 Theatre, dance, music, other performing arts
dc.title Being typical and being individual en
dc.type Chapter
dc.contributor.organization Film and Television Studies
dc.contributor.organization Doctoral Programme in Philosophy, Arts, and Society
dc.contributor.organization Department of Philosophy, History and Art Studies
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429422508-5
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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