Revisiting Christian Metz’ “Apparatus Theory.” A Dialogue

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2013
Amsterdam University Press
Forthcoming in: Technē/Technology. Researching Cinema and Media Technologies, Their Development, Use and Impact, (Annie van den OEver, Ed.) Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2013
 
French film theorist and critic, Christian Metz (1931-­‐1993) is well-­‐known for his “apparatus” theory, which he developed in the 1970s. His works, in English translation, had a major impact on international film theory: Language and Cinema (1971), Film Language: A Semiotics of Cinema (1974), and The Imaginary Signifier: Psychoanalysis and the Cinema (1977).