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Introducing Film / Edition 1
     

Introducing Film / Edition 1

by Graham Roberts, Heather Wallis
 

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ISBN-10: 0340762284

ISBN-13: 9780340762288

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This introduction to the methods and terminology of film study covers the main topics encountered in film courses such as narrative, cinematography, stardom, the auteur, "mise en scene" and spectatorship. It also explains how we study film and genres and how we develop a deeper understanding of films in different contexts.

Drawing on film examples ranging from

Overview

This introduction to the methods and terminology of film study covers the main topics encountered in film courses such as narrative, cinematography, stardom, the auteur, "mise en scene" and spectatorship. It also explains how we study film and genres and how we develop a deeper understanding of films in different contexts.

Drawing on film examples ranging from Stagecoach and Casablanca to Raiders of the Lost Ark and Pulp Fiction, it encourages the reader to actively study films and develop an understanding not only of the text but also of the institutional and social context within which it is situated.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340762288
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Series:
Arnold Publications Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

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