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The cinema book

Author: Pam Cook
Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. ed., reprintView all editions and formats
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This new edition of 'The Cinema Book' looks at the recent developments in the field of cinema studies whilst retaining the historical coverage and depth of the original
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pam Cook
ISBN: 9781844571925 1844571920 9781844571932 1844571939
OCLC Number: 774244223
Notes: Previous edition: 1985
Pt. 1. Hollywood Cinema and Beyond. Early and Pre-Sound Cinema / Richard Abel. Rise of the American Film Industry / Annette Kuhn and Richard Abel. Classic Studio System / Annette Kuhn and Thomas Schatz. Classic Hollywood Narrative / Annette Kuhn. Global Hollywood. At the Edges of Hollywood. Pt. 2. Star System. Hollywood Star Machine / James Donald. Acting in Cinema / James Naremore. Stars Before Sound / Gaylyn Studlar. Stars After Sound / Erica Carter. Stars in Postwar Cinema / Steven Cohan. Contemporary Stardom / Chris Holmlund. Pt. 3. Technologies. Introduction / Michael Allen. Sound / Michael Allen and Annette Kuhn. Colour / Michael Allen and Annette Kuhn. Deep-Focus / Michael Allen and Annette Kuhn. Lighting / Michael Allen and Annette Kuhn. Widescreen / Michael Allen. Cameras / Michael Allen. Alternative Production Formats / Michael Allen. Digital Video / Michael Allen. Editing / Michael Allen. Multimedia Technologies / Michael Allen. Pt. 4. World Cinemas.-
National Cinemas in the Global Era / Elizabeth Ezra. Australian Cinema / Brian McFarlane. British Cinema. Chinese Cinema / Chris Berry. Danish Cinema / Richard T. Kelly. French Cinema. German Cinema. Hindi Cinema / Ashish Rajadhyaksha. Hong Kong Cinema / Stephen Teo. Irish Cinema / John Hill. Italian Cinema / Richard Dyer. Japanese Cinema. Soviet Cinema / Annette Kuhn. Spanish Cinema / Nuria Triana-Toribio. Pt. 5. Genre. History of Genre Criticism. Action-Adventure / Steve Neale. Comedy / Steve Neale. Contemporary Crime / Steve Neale. Costume Drama. Exploitation Cinema / Linda Ruth Williams. Film Noir / Jane Root. Melodrama / Christine Gledhill. Musical / Steve Neale. Science Fiction and Horror. Teenpics / Steve Neale. Western / Christine Gledhill. Pt. 6. Authorship and Cinema. Introduction / Pam Cook. For a New French Cinema: The Politique Des Auteurs / Pam Cook. Auteur Theory / Pam Cook. Auteur Theory in Britain / Pam Cook. Auteur Theory and Structuralism / Pam Cook.-
Auteur Study After Structuralism / Pam Cook. Author Never Dies / Pam Cook. Auteurism in the 1990s / Noel King and Toby Miller. Authorship Revised and Revived / Pam Cook. Pt. 7. Developments in Theory. Feminism and Film Since the 1990s / Barbara Creed. Feminist Film Theory / Anneke Smelik. Queer Theory and New Queer Cinema / Jackie Stacey. Transnational Film Studies / Dina Iordanova. Structuralism and Its Aftermaths / John Thompson. Post-Theory, Neoformalism and Cognitivism / Daniel Barratt. Looking at Film / Richard Neupert. Spectatorship and Audience Research / Pamela Robertson Wojcik. Postmodernism and Film / Noel King
Description: xiv, 610 s. : illustrations (some color)
Contents: pt. 1. Hollywood Cinema and Beyond --
Early and Pre-Sound Cinema / Richard Abel --
Rise of the American Film Industry / Annette Kuhn and Richard Abel --
Classic Studio System / Annette Kuhn and Thomas Schatz --
Classic Hollywood Narrative / Annette Kuhn --
Global Hollywood --
At the Edges of Hollywood --
pt. 2. Star System --
Hollywood Star Machine / James Donald --
Acting in Cinema / James Naremore --
Stars Before Sound / Gaylyn Studlar --
Stars After Sound / Erica Carter --
Stars in Postwar Cinema / Steven Cohan --
Contemporary Stardom / Chris Holmlund --
pt. 3. Technologies --
Introduction / Michael Allen --
Sound / Michael Allen and Annette Kuhn --
Colour / Michael Allen and Annette Kuhn --
Deep-Focus / Michael Allen and Annette Kuhn --
Lighting / Michael Allen and Annette Kuhn --
Widescreen / Michael Allen --
Cameras / Michael Allen --
Alternative Production Formats / Michael Allen --
Digital Video / Michael Allen --
Editing / Michael Allen --
Multimedia Technologies / Michael Allen --
pt. 4. World Cinemas.-. National Cinemas in the Global Era / Elizabeth Ezra --
Australian Cinema / Brian McFarlane --
British Cinema --
Chinese Cinema / Chris Berry --
Danish Cinema / Richard T. Kelly --
French Cinema --
German Cinema --
Hindi Cinema / Ashish Rajadhyaksha --
Hong Kong Cinema / Stephen Teo --
Irish Cinema / John Hill --
Italian Cinema / Richard Dyer --
Japanese Cinema --
Soviet Cinema / Annette Kuhn --
Spanish Cinema / Nuria Triana-Toribio --
pt. 5. Genre --
History of Genre Criticism --
Action-Adventure / Steve Neale --
Comedy / Steve Neale --
Contemporary Crime / Steve Neale --
Costume Drama --
Exploitation Cinema / Linda Ruth Williams --
Film Noir / Jane Root --
Melodrama / Christine Gledhill --
Musical / Steve Neale --
Science Fiction and Horror --
Teenpics / Steve Neale --
Western / Christine Gledhill --
pt. 6. Authorship and Cinema --
Introduction / Pam Cook --
For a New French Cinema: The Politique Des Auteurs / Pam Cook --
Auteur Theory / Pam Cook --
Auteur Theory in Britain / Pam Cook --
Auteur Theory and Structuralism / Pam Cook.-. Auteur Study After Structuralism / Pam Cook --
Author Never Dies / Pam Cook --
Auteurism in the 1990s / Noel King and Toby Miller --
Authorship Revised and Revived / Pam Cook --
pt. 7. Developments in Theory --
Feminism and Film Since the 1990s / Barbara Creed --
Feminist Film Theory / Anneke Smelik --
Queer Theory and New Queer Cinema / Jackie Stacey --
Transnational Film Studies / Dina Iordanova --
Structuralism and Its Aftermaths / John Thompson --
Post-Theory, Neoformalism and Cognitivism / Daniel Barratt --
Looking at Film / Richard Neupert --
Spectatorship and Audience Research / Pamela Robertson Wojcik --
Postmodernism and Film / Noel King.
Responsibility: edited by Pam Cook

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