Authorship and Film
Edited by David A. Gerstner, Janet Staiger
Routledge – 2003 – 320 pages
Series: AFI Film Readers
First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"For scholars who wish to learn the current state of author studies, and to be stimulated by the prospects of the further work to be done, Iuthorship and Film is an excellent resource." -- Bill R. Scalia--Hillsdale College, Journal of Film and Video
David Gerstner is Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of Cinema Studies at CUNY, College of Staten Island. Janet Staiger is William P. Hobby Centennial Professor in Communication at the University of Texas, Austin, where she also directs the Center for Women's Studies. She is coauthor of the The Classical Hollywood Cinema (1985) and author of several books, most recently Perverse Spectators (2000) and Blockbuster TV (2001).