Gilles Deleuze Writing Styles in Cinema 1: The Movement-Image

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Perspective

The author of "Cinema 1," Gilles Deleuze lived from 1925 to 1995. He was a professor of philosophy at the University of Paris, Vincennes-St. Denis. He wrote "The Fold" and "Cinema 2" among several other books including this one. "Cinema 1" is published in 1983. Deleuze proposes, ". . . it is not sufficient to compare the great directors of the cinema with painters, architects or even musicians. They must also be compared with thinkers. . . . to the new materials and means that the future makes possible."

In this his first book about film Deleuze relates the traditional meaning of the word "philosophy" as "the creation of concepts." The purpose of this work is Deleuze's presentation of his philosophical concepts that are the images of thought and "exactly like sounds, colours or images, they are intensities which either suit you or don't, which work or don't." Deleuze is creating concepts "alongside" cinema. According to translators, Tomlinson and Habberjam...

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