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Imperial Kinship: The Royal Tenenbaums

Warren Buckland

Warren Buckland is Reader in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Film Theory: Rational Reconstructions (2012), Directed by Steven Spielberg (2006), and The Cognitive Semiotics of Film (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wes Anderson’s Symbolic Storyworld : A Semiotic Analysis

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019


...The film’s title, The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), appears in the storyworld: it is on the cover of a book that is part of the film’s diegesis, rather than where it is conventionally found, on what Etienne Souriau (1951) called the filmophanic...