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  • The Cinematic Political

    Film Composition as Political Theory, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    In this book, Michael J. Shapiro stages a series of pedagogical encounters between political theory, represented as a compositional challenge, and cinematic texts, emphasizing how to achieve an effective research paper/essay by heeding the compositional strategies of films. The text’s…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Cinema Studies

    The Key Concepts, 5th Edition

    By Susan Hayward

    Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts is essential reading for anyone interested in film. Providing accessible coverage of a comprehensive range of genres, movements, theories and production terms, this is a must-have guide to a fascinating area of study and arguably the greatest art form of modern…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Film Theory

    An Introduction through the Senses, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas Elsaesser, Malte Hagener

    What is the relationship between cinema and spectator? This is the key question for film theory, and one that Thomas Elsaesser and Malte Hagener put at the center of their insightful and engaging book, now revised from its popular first edition. Every kind of cinema (and every film theory) first…

    Paperback – 2015-03-26
    Routledge

  • Bollywood

    A Guidebook to Popular Hindi Cinema, 2nd Edition

    By Tejaswini Ganti

    'Bollywood' is the dominant global term to refer to the prolific Hindi language film industry in Bombay (renamed Mumbai in 1995). Characterised by music, dance routines, melodrama, lavish production values and an emphasis on stars and spectacle, Bollywood films have met with box-office success and…

    Paperback – 2013-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Film Guidebooks

  • Crime

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Casey Benyahia

    Crime films have, since the earliest days of cinema, been popular with audiences, industry and critics alike and encompassed a diverse range of subjects, styles and themes. The genre provides a range of pleasures for the spectator, from taking on the role of the detective in the pursuit of clues in…

    Paperback – 2011-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Film Guidebooks

  • Introduction to Film Studies

    5th Edition

    Edited by Jill Nelmes

    Introduction to Film Studies is a comprehensive textbook for students of cinema. This completely revised and updated fifth edition guides students through the key issues and concepts in film studies, traces the historical development of film and introduces some of the worlds key national cinemas.…

    Paperback – 2011-11-01
    Routledge

  • Movie History: A Survey

    Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Gomery, Clara Pafort-Overduin

    Covering everything from Edison to Avatar, Gomery and Pafort-Overduin have written the clearest, best organized, and most user-friendly film history textbook on the market. It masterfully distills the major trends and movements of film history, so that the subject can be taught in one semester. And…

    Paperback – 2011-04-28
    Routledge

  • Documentary

    1st Edition

    By David Saunders

    Dave Saunders’ spirited introduction to documentary covers its history, cultural context and development, and the approaches, controversies and functions pertaining to non-fiction filmmaking. Saunders examines the many methods by which documentary conveys meaning, whilst exploring its differing…

    Paperback – 2010-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Film Guidebooks

  • Encyclopedia of Early Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Abel

    The Encyclopedia of Early Cinema, now in a new paperback edition, is a unique one-volume reference work which explores the first 25 years of cinema's development, from the early 1890s to the mid-1910s. These early years of the history of cinema have lately been the subject of resurgent interest and…

    Paperback – 2010-01-14
    Routledge

  • Fifty Key American Films

    1st Edition

    Edited by John White, Sabine Haenni

    Fifty Key American Films explores and contextualises some of the most important films ever made in the United States. With case studies from the early years of cinema to the present day, this comprehensive Key Guide provides accessible analyses from a range of theoretical perspectives. This…

    Paperback – 2009-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Queer Screen

    A Screen Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jackie Stacey, Sarah Street

    Queer Screen: A Screen Reader brings together a selection of key articles on queer cinema published over the past two decades in the internationally renowned journal, Screen, with new introductory editorial material from Jackie Stacey and Sarah Street. Queer Screen features scholarship which…

    Paperback – 2007-05-17
    Routledge
    The Screen Readers

  • Feminist Film Theorists

    Laura Mulvey, Kaja Silverman, Teresa de Lauretis, Barbara Creed, 1st Edition

    By Shohini Chaudhuri

    Focusing on the ground-breaking work of Laura Mulvey, Kaja Silverman, Teresa de Lauretis and Barbara Creed, this book explores how, since it began in the 1970s, feminist film theory has revolutionized the way that films and their spectators can be understood. Examining the new and distinctive…

    Paperback – 2006-08-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Thinkers

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