Summary: The most up-to-date critical guide available, Film Studies guides readers through the maze of film theory to the heart of the subject. A team of international experts provides an overview of the principal disciplinary approaches to film studies, explaining the main concepts and methods involved in film analysis and discussing key areas--including important new topics such as film audiences and reception, queer theory, film and psychoanalysis, and poststructuralist de
Summary: The most up-to-date critical guide available, Film Studies guides readers through the maze of film theory to the heart of the subject. A team of international experts provides an overview of the principal disciplinary approaches to film studies, explaining the main concepts and methods involved in film analysis and discussing key areas--including important new topics such as film audiences and reception, queer theory, film and psychoanalysis, and poststructuralist debates--in detail. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:00 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Oxford University Press Published: 02/17/2000 International: No
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Hill, John (Ed.) : University of Ulster at Coleraine
Gibson, Pamela (Ed.) : London Institute
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Introduction, John Hill Part One: Critical Approaches
1. Introduction to Film Studies, Richard Dyer Studying the Film Text 2. The Film Text and Film Form, Robert Phillip Kolker Readings: Written on the Wind, Robin Wood Citizen Kane, Peter Wollen 3. Film Acting, Paul McDonald 4. Film Costume, Pamela Church Gibson 5. Film Music, Claudia Gorbman
The Film Text: Theoretical Developments
6. Classic Film Theory and Semiotics, Anthony Easthope 7. Formalism and Neo-formalism, Ian Christie Reading: Poetry and Prose in Cinema, Victor Schlovsky 8. Impressionism, Surrealism, and Film Theory, Robert B. Ray 9. Film and Psychocanalysis, Barbara Creed 10. Post-Structuralism and Deconstruction, Peter Brunette 11. Film and Postmodernism, John Hill
Film Text and Context: Gender, Ideology, and Identities
12. Marxism and Film, Chuck Kleinhans Reading: The Political Thriller Debate, John Hill 13. Feminism and Film, Patricia White Readings: Rebecca, Mary Anne Doane Rebecca, Tania Modleski 14. Gay and Lesbian Criticism, Anneke Smelik 15. Queer Theory, Alexander Doty 16. Pornography, Laura Kipnis 17. Race, Ethnicity, and Film, Robyn Wiegman 18. Film and Cultural Identity, Rey Chow
Film Text and Context: Culture, History, and Reception
19. Film and History, Dudley Andrew 20. Sociology and Film, Andrew Tudor 21. Cultural Studies and Film, Graeme Turner 22. Film Audiences, Jostein Gripsrud 23. Hermeneutics, Reception Aesthetics, and Film Interpretation, Noel King
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