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Film Studies : Critical Approaches

Film Studies : Critical Approaches - 00 edition

Film Studies : Critical Approaches - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780198742807

ISBN10: 0198742800

Film Studies : Critical Approaches by John  Ed. Hill and Pamela Church  Ed. Gibson - ISBN 9780198742807
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2000
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Film Studies : Critical Approaches by John  Ed. Hill and Pamela Church  Ed. Gibson - ISBN 9780198742807

ISBN13: 9780198742807

ISBN10: 0198742800

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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.

Author Bio

Hill, John (Ed.) : University of Ulster at Coleraine


Gibson, Pamela (Ed.) : London Institute

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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