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Enunciation and intertextuality in the movie The Hours, by Stephen Daldry

Grant number: 12/24233-1
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2013
Effective date (End): January 31, 2016
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Literature - Modern Foreign Languages
Principal researcher:Elizabeth Harkot-de-La Taille
Grantee:Taís de Oliveira
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated scholarship(s):13/19891-2 - Immanence and intertextuality in the movie the hours, by Stephen Daldry: visual aspects, BE.EP.MS

Abstract

Through the perspective of French Semiotics we propose to analyze the movie The Hours (Stephen Daldry, 2002), an adaptation of the homonymous book by Michael Cunningham (1998).The chosen corpus consists of a variety of intertexts providing different possible reading levels. Bearing in mind French Semiotics posits the principle of immanence, the analysis of the film becomes challenging, mainly regarding the definition of the levels of intertextuality to constitute its "text". The film provides different levels of meaning effects, which depend on the enunciatee's competence in identifying the presence of references or citations.Our main objective is to analyze the movie The Hours aiming at identifying the intertextual elements that are present in its text and unveiling their role in the text's meaning effects construction process.

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OLIVEIRA, Taís de. Enunciation and intertextuality in the movie The Hours, by Stephen Daldry. 2016. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH/SBD) São Paulo.

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