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Perverse spectators : the practices of film reception

Author: Janet Staiger
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This work shows that studying the interpretative methods of spectators in their historical contexts is necessary to understand the media's role in culture and in our personal lives. This approach is  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Staiger
ISBN: 081478139X 9780814781395
OCLC Number: 868520620
Description: vi, 242 p. ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Janet Staiger.


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"A brief survey cannot do justice to Staiger's rich, rewarding work. The writing style is refreshingly lucid, even while she negotiates complicated ideas and diverse spectator positions." -JUMP CUT Read more...

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