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A Dictionary of Film Studies [NOOK Book]

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Written by experts in the field, this dictionary covers all aspects of film studies, including terms, concepts, debates, and movements in film theory and criticism, national, international and transnational cinemas, film history, film movements and genres, film industry organizations and practices, and key technical terms and concepts in 500 detailed entries. Most entries also feature recommendations for further reading and a large number also have web links. The web links are listed and regularly updated on a ...
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A Dictionary of Film Studies

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Overview

Written by experts in the field, this dictionary covers all aspects of film studies, including terms, concepts, debates, and movements in film theory and criticism, national, international and transnational cinemas, film history, film movements and genres, film industry organizations and practices, and key technical terms and concepts in 500 detailed entries. Most entries also feature recommendations for further reading and a large number also have web links. The web links are listed and regularly updated on a companion website that complements the printed book. The dictionary is international in its approach, covering national cinemas, genres, and film movements from around the world such as the Nouvelle Vague, Latin American cinema, the Latsploitation film, Bollywood, Yiddish cinema, the spaghetti western, and World cinema. The most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available, this is a must-have for all students of film studies and ancillary subjects, as well as an informative read for cinephiles and for anyone with an interest in films and film criticism.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780191034657
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • Publication date: 6/21/2012
  • Series: Oxford Paperback Reference
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 869,232
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Annette Kuhn is Senior Professorial Fellow in Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London. Guy Westwell is Senior Lecturer and Director of Taught Program in Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London.

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