On the Notion of Norm in David Bordwell’s System


  • Mirosław Przylipiak Uniwersytet Gdański



Słowa kluczowe:

norm/deviation, film structuralism, typical film


The paper scrutinizes a notion of norm in David Bordwell’s system of film aesthetics. It concerns such issues as: a relationship between Jan Mukařovský’s concept of norm and the use Bordwell is making of it; procedures of establishing norms on the basis of sample analysis; justification of norms; list of norms and their status; a dialectic of norm and deviation as a tool for film analysis.


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Przylipiak, M. (2019). On the Notion of Norm in David Bordwell’s System. Panoptikum, (22), 79–102. https://doi.org/10.26881/pan.2019.22.02