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A short guide to writing about film

Author: Timothy Corrigan
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Ninth editionView all editions and formats
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Both an introduction to film study and a practical writing guide, this brief text introduces students to major film theories as well as film terminology, enabling them to write more thoughtfully and critically. With numerous student and professional examples, this engaging and practical guide progresses from taking notes and writing first drafts to creating polished essays and comprehensive research projects. Moving  Read more...
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Corrigan, Timothy, 1951-
Short guide to writing about film.
Boston : Pearson, [2015]
(DLC) 2014017358
(OCoLC)879119504
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Corrigan
ISBN: 9781292078120 129207812X 1322665923 9781322665924
OCLC Number: 965368301
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 194 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Writing about the movies --
Beginning to think, preparing to watch, and starting to write --
Film terms and topics for film analysis and writing --
Six approaches to writing about film --
Style and structure in writing --
Researching the movies --
Manuscript form.
Responsibility: Timothy Corrigan with Graham Corrigan.

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Both an introduction to film study and a practical writing guide, this brief text introduces students to major film theories as well as film terminology, enabling them to write more thoughtfully and critically. With numerous student and professional examples, this engaging and practical guide progresses from taking notes and writing first drafts to creating polished essays and comprehensive research projects. Moving from movie reviews to theoretical and critical essays, the text demonstrates how an analysis of a film can become more subtle and rigorous as part of a compositional process --

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