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An introduction to film studies

Author: Jill Nelmes
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. ed., reprView all editions and formats

One of the leading textbooks for students of cinema, this revised and updated third edition guides students through the key issues and concepts in film studies and introduces some of the world's key  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Nelmes
ISBN: 0415262682 9780415262682 0415262690 9780415262699
OCLC Number: 315561614
Description: XXV, 500 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Illustrations Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Jill Nelmes, How to Use this Book, Useful Features, New Features of the Third Edition Part One: Institutions and Audiences: 1. Cinema as Institution, Searle Kochberg 2. Film Form and Narrative, Allan Rowe and Paul Wells 3. Spectator, Audience and Response Patrick Phillips Part Two: Approaches to Studying Film Texts: 4. Critical Approaches to Hollywood Cinema: Authorship, Genre and Stars, Paul Watson Part Three Genre Forms - Realism and Illusion: 5. The Documentary Form: Personal and Social `Realities' Paul Wells 6. Animation: Forms and Meanings Paul Wells Part Four: Representation of Gender and Sexuality: 7. Gender and Film Jill Nelmes 7. Lesbian and Gay Cinema Chris Jones Part Five: National Cinemas: 8. British Cinema Amy Sargeant 9. Indian Cinema Lalitha Gopalan 9. Soviet Montage Cinema Mark Joyce 10. The French New Wave Chris Darke
Responsibility: edited by Jill Nelmes.


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