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An Introduction to Film Studies Edited by Jill Nelmes

An Introduction to Film Studies
by Edited by Jill Nelmes

This completely revised and updated second edition provides a guide to key issues and concepts in film studies. It will be essential reading for any introductory student of film.

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An Introduction to Film Studies is a comprehensive textbook for students of cinema. This completely revised and updated second edition provides a guide to key issues and concepts in film studies and also traces the historical development of film, while introducing some of the worlds key national cinemas. Written by experienced teachers in the field and lavishly illustrated with over 160 film stills and production shots, it will be essential reading for any introductory student of film. Key features of the second edition are: * updated coverage of a wide range of concepts, theories and issues in film studies * in-depth discussion of the contemporary film industry * a new chapter on spectatorship in cinema * marginal key terms, notes, cross-referencing, review questions and follow-up activities * new case studies and examples, website resources and a glossary of terms * suggestions for further reading, further viewing and a comprehensive bibliography Individual chapters introduce: * Cinema as institution * Film and technology * Film form and narrative * The film spectator * Genre, star and auteur: critical approaches to Hollywood cinema * The documentary form: personal and social realities * Animation: forms and meanings * Women and film * Lesbian and gay cinema * British cinema * Indian cinema * Soviet montage of the 1920s * New German cinema Aha Kasbekar, Mark Joyce, Lez Cooke, Searle Kochberg, Patrick Phillips

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GOR001579243
An Introduction to Film Studies
Edited by Jill Nelmes
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1999-06-10
544
0415173108
9780415173100
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