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World Cinema By Edited by John Hill

World Cinema
by Edited by John Hill

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Serving as a guide to international film, this illustrated book covers areas as diverse as New German, Indian, and South American Cinema. It looks at the issues of genre and the impact of technological developments. It contains further reading recommendations and summaries in each chapter to help the student to learn the material.
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World Cinema: Critical Approaches by Edited by John Hill

'The contributors supply skilful overviews of the major critical approaches' Sight and Sound May 1998 international coverage ranges from pre-1930s Europe to contemporary 'Bollywood' musicals first class range of contributors from North America, Europe, Australia and Asia many chapters specially commissioned emphasis throughout on critical concepts, methods and debates learning aids include chapter summaries, critiques of individual films and further reading This text is an ideal course companion for undergraduate students studying film, media studies, cultural studies and literary theory. It is especially relevant to 2nd and 3rd year students taking options in World cinema, European cinema, and the impact of changing technologies.

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World Cinema Reviews


'..these volumes promise something more directed...the prime determinant behind World Cinema's coverage seems to be anything that isn't American (and in 200-odd pages this is a pretty tall order).' Sight and Sound August 2000 (Page 32 Film criticism)

About Edited by John Hill


John Hill is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Media and Performance Studies at the University of Ulster at Coleraine Pamela Church Gibson is a Senior Lecturer in Contextual and Cultural Studies at the London College of Fashion, a constituent college of the London Institute ADVISORY BOARD Richard Dyer is Professor of Film Studies at the University of Warwick E. Ann Kaplan teaches in the Department of English at the Humanities Institute at Stony Brook, New York Paul Willemen is Professor, Department of Media Studies, Napier University, Edinburgh

Table of Contents


REDEFINING CINEMA: INTERNATIONAL AND AVANT-GARDE ALTERNATIVES ; REDEFINING CINEMA: OTHER GENRES ; EUROPEAN CINEMA ; CASE-STUDIES: MOVEMENTS, MOMENTS, AND FILMMAKERS ; ANGLOPHONE NATIONAL CINEMAS ; CASE-STUDIES ; WORLD CINEMA ; CASE-STUDIES: CINEMAS OF THE WORLD ; FILM IN A CHANGING AGE

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GOR001621526
World Cinema: Critical Approaches by Edited by John Hill
Edited by John Hill
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2000-02-17
256
0198742827
9780198742821
N/A
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