Film and Television Analysis is especially designed to introduce undergraduate students to the most important qualitative methodologies used to study film and television.
The methodologies covered include:
With each chapter focusing on a distinct methodology, students are introduced to the historical developments of each approach, along with its vocabulary, significant scholars, key concepts and case studies.
Other features include:
Written in a reader-friendly manner Film and Television Analysis is a vital textbook for students encountering these concepts for the first time.
Foreword 1. Introduction to Culture and Cultural Criticism 2. Concepts of Ideology 3. Semiotics, Structuralism, and Beyond 4. Authorship and the Auteur Theory 5. Film and Television Genres 6. Psychoanalysis (Part One): Basic Concepts 7. Psychoanalysis (Part Two): Screen and Apparatus Theory 8. Feminist Approaches to Film and Television9. Film, Television, and the Postmodern 10. Cultural Studies and Reception 11. Audiences and Fandoms 12. Beyond Identity Politics: Contemporary Thinking on Nation, Race, Gender, and Sexuality Glossary