Film Theorist Rudolph Arnheim

CIN 285: Film Theory & Criticism

Risa Johnston and Derek Rice

Fall 2013

 Works Cited


Andrew, J. Dudley. The Major Film Theories: An Introduction. New York: Oxford UP, 1976. Print.


Arnheim, Rudolf. Film as Art. Berkeley: U of California P, 1957. Print.


—. Visual Thinking. Berkeley: U of California P, 1969. Print.


Ash, Mitchell. Gestalt Psychology in German Culture, 1890-1967: Holism and the Quest for Objectivity. New York: Cambridge UP, 1995.

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Behrens, Roy, comp. Rudolf Arnheim: A Website On His Life and Work. U Northern Iowa, 2006. Web. 12 Oct. 2013.



Bywater, Tim, and Thomas Sobchack. Intro to Film Criticism: Major Critical Approaches to Narrative Film. New York: Longman, 1989.



Carroll, Noël. Theorizing the Moving Image. Madison: Cambridge UP, 1996. Print. Cambridge Studies in Film.


Ellis, Willis Davis. A Source Book of Gestalt Psychology. London: Routledge and Kegan, 1938. Print.


Hausman, Jerome J. “Rudolf Arnheim.” Arts & Activities 150.4 (2011): 11. Academic Search Complete. Web. 7 Oct. 2013.


Koch, Gertrud. “Rudolf Arnheim: The Materialist of Aesthetic Illusion–Gestalt Theory and Reviewer’s Practice.” New German Critique

51 (1990): 164-78. Academic Search Complete. Web. 7 Oct. 2013.


Koffka, Kurt. Principles of Gestalt Psychology. New York: Harcourt, 1935. Print.


Köhler, Wolfgang. The Task of Gestalt Psychology. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1969. Print.


Viney, Wayne. A History of Psychology: Ideas and Context. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1993. Print.


Von Moltke, Johannes. “Rudolf Arnheim’s Wartime Diaries.” Germanic Review 86.4 (2011): 308-19. Academic Search Complete. Web.

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