By James MacDowell

Irony in movie is the 1st ebook approximately ironic expression during this medium. we regularly believe the necessity to name motion pictures or facets of them ironic; yet what precisely does this suggest? How do movies create irony? may possibly yes good points of the medium support or prevent its ironic power? How do we recognize we're justified in dubbing any movie or second ironic? This e-book makes an attempt to reply to such questions, investigating within the strategy the most important and under-examined concerns that irony increases for our figuring out of narrative filmmaking.
A much-debated topic in different disciplines, in movie scholarship irony is habitually talked about yet too seldom explored. Combining in-depth theorising with special shut research, this pioneering examine asks what ironic capacities movies may well own, how movie sort can be utilized satirically, and what position purpose may still play in movie interpretation. The proposed solutions have value for our figuring out of not just ironic filmmaking, however the nature of expression during this medium.

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