Peer-reviewed articles and contributions to edited collections
“Mimèsis, diègèsis et cinéma,” Recherches sémiotiques/Semiotic Inquiry 5, no. 1 (1985), pp. 32-45 (article derived from a conference paper entitled “Mimesis and Diegesis in the Cinema” presented at the University of Toronto in 1984 at the Fifth International Summer Institute for Semiotic and Structural Studies).
“Lo storico del cinema di fronte alle cineteche,” Comunicazione di massa 6, no. 3, (September-December 1985), pp. 8-12.
“Bruitage, musique et commentaires aux débuts du cinéma,” Protée 13, no. 2 (Summer 1985), pp. 25-29 (article derived from a conference paper presented in Montreal in 1984 at the AQEC conference). In English (revised version) “Showing and Telling: Image and Word in Early Cinema,” in Thomas Elsaesser (ed.), Early Cinema: Space, Frame, Narrative, London: BFI Publishing, 1990, pp. 274-81; reprinted in Mieke Bal (ed.), Narrative Theory: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, Volume IV: Interdisciplinarity, Abingdon: Routledge, 2004, pp. 359-68.
“Récit itératif, récit singulatif : Au bagne (Pathé, 1905),” in Pierre Guibbert (ed.), Les premiers ans du cinéma français, Perpignan: Institut Jean Vigo, 1985, pp. 233-41 (article derived from a conference paper presented in French in Perpignan in 1984 and in English in Toronto in 1985, at the annual FSAC conference). In English “Singular Narrative, Iterative Narrative: Au Bagne (Pathé, 1905),” Persistence of Vision 9 (1991), pp. 66-74.