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Children's Films: History, Ideology, Pedagogy, Theory / Edition 1
     

Children's Films: History, Ideology, Pedagogy, Theory / Edition 1

by Ian Wojik-Andrews
 

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ISBN-10: 0815337949

ISBN-13: 9780815337942

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This study examines children's films from various critical perspectives, including those provided by classical and current film theory.

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This study examines children's films from various critical perspectives, including those provided by classical and current film theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815337942
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Series:
Children's Literature and Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Series Editor's Forewordix
Acknowledgmentsxi
List of Figuresxiii
Part 1Introduction: What Is a Children's Film?1
Some Personal, Pedagogical, Critical, Textual, Institutional, and Cultural Thoughts on Defining a Children's Film
Conclusion
Part 2Criticism: Taking Stock: The Politics of Children's Film Criticism23
Moral 1910-20s
Social Science 1930s
Cultural 1950s
Feminist 1960s
Ideological 1970s
Adaptation and Film History 1980s
Media Studies, Critical Theory, and Beyond 2000
Conclusion
Part 3History51
1895-1927: The Silent Era and the Beginning of Children's Cinema and Film in America and Britain
1930s Children's Cinema and Film: Literary Adaptations, Child Stars, and Censorship
World War II: Disney, American Film Noir, Italian Neorealism, and French Classicism
1960s Children's Cinema and Film History: Feminist Politics and the Death of a Child Star
First and Third World Children's Cinema: The 1970s and 1980s
1990s United States and European Children's Cinema and Film: The Bicycle Thief, Toy Story, and the End of Children's Cinema
Conclusion
Part 4Ideology123
Marx, Althusser, Comolli and Narboni: Disney, Home Alone, and Ferngully
Class and Children's Films: Bright Eyes, Stand By Me, and Harriet the Spy
Feminist Film Theory, Feminist Children's Film Criticism, and Children's Films
Part 5Pedagogy157
Teaching Children's Films
Genre
Character
Theme
Setting
Mise-en-Scene
Point of View and Tone
Allusions in The Land Before Time
Stand By Me, Adaptation Theory
Allusions in Avant-Garde, Children's Films as Ethnography: Salaam Bombay and The Indian in the Cupboard
What Children's Films Teach: The Pedagogy of Empire in Kim and Aladdin
Filmography223
Works Cited241
Index255

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