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An investigation of affect in the cinema: Spectacle and the melodramatic rhetoric in Nil by Mouth (2013)
Journal Article
Presence, S. (2013). An investigation of affect in the cinema: Spectacle and the melodramatic rhetoric in Nil by Mouth

This article argues that the affective, visceral dimension of cinema spectatorship is a central component of our engagment with cinema. With reference to Tom Gunning's work on the cinema of attractions, I suggest that cinematic spectacle is affective... Read More about An investigation of affect in the cinema: Spectacle and the melodramatic rhetoric in Nil by Mouth.