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The Oxford guide to film studies

Author: John Hill
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2011, [2011?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Repr. [d. Ausg.] 1998View all editions and formats
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Features theories, debates, and approaches to the study of film. This volume provides an overview of the main disciplinary approaches to film studies, an explanation of the main concepts and methods  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hill
ISBN: 0198711247 9780198711247
OCLC Number: 747100952
Notes: Literaturangaben.
Description: XXII, 624 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: General Introduction ; PART ONE: CRITICAL APPROACHES ; 1. Introduction to Film Studies ; STUDYING THE FILM TEXT ; 2. The Film Text and Film Form ; 3. Film Acting ; 4. Film Costume ; 5. Film Music ; THE FILM TEXT: THEORETICAL DEVELOPMENTS ; 6. Classic Film Theory and Semiotics ; 7. Formalism and Neo-formalism ; 8. Impressionism, Surrealism, and Film Theory ; 9. Film and Psychoanalysis ; 10. Post-Structuralism and Deconstruction ; 11. Film and Postmodernism ; FILM TEXT AND CONTEXT: GENDER, IDEOLOGY, AND IDENTITIES ; 12. Marxism and Film ; 13. Feminism and Film ; 14. Gay and Lesbian Criticism ; 15. Queer Theory ; 16. Pornography ; 17. Race, Ethnicity, and Film ; 18. Film and Cultural Identity ; FILM TEXT AND CONTEXT: CULTURE, HISTORY, AND RECEPTION ; 19. Film and History ; 20. Sociology and Film ; 21. Cultural Studies and Film ; 22. Film Audiences ; 23. Hermeneutics, Reception Aesthetics, and Film Interpretation ; PART TWO: AMERICAN CINEMA AND HOLLYWOOD: CRITICAL APPROACHES. ; AMERICAN CINEMA: HISTORY, INDUSTRY, AND INTERPRETATION ; 1. American Cinema and Film History ; 2. History and Cinema Technology ; 3. Hollywood as Industry ; 4. Early American Film ; 5. Classical Hollywood Film and Melodrama ; 6. Post-classical Hollywood ; CRITICAL CONCEPTS ; 7. Authorship and Hollywood ; 8. Genre and Hollywood ; 9. The Star System and Hollywood ; POLITICS AND SOCIETY ; 10. Hollywood Film and Society ; 11. Film Policy: Hollywood and Beyond ; 12. Hollywood and the World ; PART THREE: WORLD CINEMA: CRITICAL APPROACHES ; REDEFINING CINEMA: INTERNATIONAL AND AVANT-GARDE ALTERNATIVES ; 1. Concepts of National Cinema ; 2. Modernism and the Avante-Gardes ; 3. Realism, Modernism, and Post-Colonial ; REDEFINING CINEMA: OTHER GENRES ; 4. The Documentary Film ; 5. The Animated Film ; EUROPEAN CINEMA ; 6. Iss ues in European Cinema ; CASE-STUDIES: MOVEMENTS, MOMENTS, AND FILMMAKERS ; 7. The Avant-Gardes and European Cinema before 1930 ; 8. Italian Post-War Cinema and Neo-Realism ; 9. The French Nouvelle Vague ; 10. New German Cinema ; 11. East-Central European Cinema ; 12. European Film Policy and the Response to Hollywood ; 13. Directors and Stars ; (a) Jean Renoir ; (b) Ingmar Bergman ; (c) Chantal Akerman ; (d) Pedro Almodovar ; (e) Luc Besson ; ANGLOPHONE NATIONAL CINEMAS ; CASE-STUDIES ; 14. British Cinema ; 15. Ireland and Cinema ; 16. Australian Cinema ; 17. Canadian Cinema ; WORLD CINEMA ; 18. Issues in World Cinema ; CASE-STUDIES: CINEMAS OF THE WORLD ; 19. Indian Cinema ; 20. Chinese Cinema ; 21(a) Hong Kong Cinema: Discovery and Pre-Discovery ; 21(b) China, and 1997 ; 22. Taiwanese New Cinema ; 23. Japanese Cinema ; 25. South American Cinema ; FILM IN A CHANGING AGE ; 26. Film and Changing Technologies ; 27. Film and Television
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