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Film Studies : Critical Approaches

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'The contributors supply skilful overviews of the major critical approaches' Sight and Sound, May 1998



covers all the significant theories, debates and approaches to the subject

chapter authors are international experts

emphasis throughout on critical concepts, methods and debates

includes material from important new fields such as film audiences and reception, queer theory, film and psychoanalysis, and poststructuralist approaches

contains learning aids such as chapter summaries, critiques of individual films, and lists of further reading

This text is the most up-to-date critical guide to the study of film. It is an ideal course companion for undergraduates taking courses in film criticism and textual analysis, and for students taking course options in gender, race and sexuality in film.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 503g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 25 black and white halftones
  • 0198742800
  • 9780198742807
  • 680,668

Table of contents

PART ONE. CRITICAL APPROACHES ; STUDYING THE FILM TEXT ; THE FILM TEXT: THEORETICAL DEVELOPMENTS ; FILM TEXT AND CONTEXT: GENDER, IDEOLOGY, AND IDENTITIES ; FILM TEXT AND CONTEXT: CULTURE, HISTORY, AND RECEPTION
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Review quote

"A succinct, legible and important guide to the study of film. The book presents a well organised approach to film studies with each chapter containing valuable information and detail", Luis Teixeira, Universidade Catolice Portuguese - Fine Arts School
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About Richard Dyer

EDITORS

John Hill is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Media and Performance Studies at the University of Ulster at Coleraine

Pamela Church Gibson is a Senior Lecturer in Contextual and Cultural Studies at the London College of Fashion, a constituent college of the London Institute

ADVISORY BOARD

Richard Dyer is Professor of Film Studies at the University of Warwick

E. Ann Kaplan teaches in the Department of English at the Humanities Institute at Stony Brook, New York

Paul Willemen is Professor, Department of Media Studies, Napier University, Edinburgh
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