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The Time of the CrimePhenomenology, Psychoanalysis, Italian Film$
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Domietta Torlasco

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780804758024

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804758024.001.0001

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Seeing Time

Seeing Time

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(p.64) 3 Seeing Time
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The Time of the Crime
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804758024.003.0004

This chapter examines the relationship between time and the subject of perception Pier Paolo Pasolini's film Oedipus Rex. It analyzes the shots marking the encounter between the protagonist and the scenes of his infancy and shows that the same landscape presents the viewers with the coexistence of multiple temporal layers. This chapter also suggests that Pasolini's cinema of poetry constitutes a site of both perceptual emergence and philosophical articulation and argues that the film defies the very investigative impetus it is expected to celebrate.

Keywords:   Oedipus Rex, Pier Paolo Pasolini, time, subject of perception, cinema of poetry, perceptual emergence, philosophical articulation

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