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Film Theory

Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

Edited by K. J. Shepherdson, Philip Simpson, Andrew Utterson

Routledge – 2004 – 1,552 pages

Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

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    978-0-415-25971-2
    November 26th 2003

Description

This major new collection:

  • identifies the critical and theoretical concepts which have been most significant in the study of film
  • presents chronologically the most influential and important writing on these concepts
  • provides an historical and intellectual context for the material presented.

New introductions by the editors guide the reader through the work, and make this an essential source of ideas and insights for students and researchers in the field of Film Studies.

Contents

Volume I Part 1: Essence and Specificity Part 2: Language Part 3: Technologies Volume II Part 4: Authorship Part 5: Genre Part 6: Narrative and Narration Volume III Part 7: Audiences and Spectatorship Part 8: Personal Identities and Representation Part 9: Cultural Identities, Colonialism and Postcolonialism Volume IV Part 10: Realism and the Real Part 11: Modernism and Postmodernism Part 12: Economics and Globalisation

Author Bio

Philip Simpson is a researcher and writer. His previous positions include Head of Education at the British Film Institute and Head of the Department of Radio Film and Television Studies at Canterbury Christ Church University College, UK

Name: Film Theory: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by K. J. Shepherdson, Philip Simpson, Andrew Utterson. This major new collection: identifies the critical and theoretical concepts which have been most significant in the study of film presents chronologically the most influential and important writing on these concepts provides an historical and...
Categories: Media & Film Studies, Film Studies