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Film Studies
The Essential Resource

ISBN 9780415365680
Published February 23, 2007 by Routledge
448 Pages

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Book Description

Bringing together a wide array of accessible and contemporary source material, Film Studies is the ideal companion for students studying film studies at university and pre-university level.

From printed media to the views of actual individuals involved in the film-making process, the sources cover all areas to illustrate key topics in film studies. They include:

  • academic articles
  • advertising
  • websites
  • interviews with directors and actors
  • magazines and newspapers.

With each extract introduced and contextualized by the editors, and suggestions for further activities and further reading included, Film Studies is the perfect resource to kick-start students' autonomy.

Table of Contents

Introduction  Section A: Codes  1. Film Language  2. Production  3. Narrative  4. Canon  Section B : Concepts  5. Genre  6. Auteur  7. Star  8. Realism  Section C: Contexts  9. Textual Analysis  10. Perspectives  11. Industry  12. Audience  13. Hollywood  Section D: Cinemas  14. British  15. National  16. Alternative

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