The Film Studies Reader

The Film Studies Reader

by Mark Jancovich
     
 

Ranging from the mass culture critics to postcolonial and queer theory, this reader is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the main theoretical approaches within film studies. It provides students with an opportunity to engage with primary sources in the form of extracts from key critics while also offering a general introduction and chapter introductions…  See more details below

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Ranging from the mass culture critics to postcolonial and queer theory, this reader is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the main theoretical approaches within film studies. It provides students with an opportunity to engage with primary sources in the form of extracts from key critics while also offering a general introduction and chapter introductions that help to locate the extracts in historical contexts and explain their contributions to, and interventions in, debates within the study of film. Among the distinguished contributors are Tom Gunning, Steven Cohan, Janet Staiger, James Naremore, Jim Kitses, Carol Clover, and Jane Gaines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340692783
Publisher:
Hodder Education Publishers
Publication date:
09/01/1900
Series:
A Hodder Arnold Publication Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author


Joanne Hollows teaches at Nottingham Trent University, Peter Hutchings at the University of Northumbria, and Mark Jancovich at the University of Nottingham. Jancovich and Hollows are the editors of the popular text Approaches to Popular Film. (1995).

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