Letter to M. Cavell about cinema (a remake)
Joshua Foa Dienstag

-revelation (or, alternatively, of revelation about the auteur ). But, if we relax the rigid bounds of Freudian egoism, we can learn to view the familiarity of film in a different way, one that does not pretend that viewers forget that films come to them from the outside. In the Nietzschean view of dreams, they were the creative act par excellence. But when Nietzsche referred to Homer as

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