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"Method of this work: literary montage. I have nothing to say only to show" [...] -- Walter Benjamin

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

The term montage was first attested in the English language in 1929, it had been used in France as a term in cinematography since 1914.

It is a technique in film editing that can refer to:

A montage (literally "putting together") is an art form consisting of a number of smaller items put together. Some types of montage:


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