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A Companion to Film Theory

Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies

by Toby Miller Editor · Robert Stam Editor

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This volume of specially commissioned work by experts in the field of film studies provides a comprehensive overview of the field. Its international and interdisciplinary approach will have a broad appeal to those interested in this multifaceted subject.


  • Provides a major collection of specially commissioned work by experts in the field of film studies.
  • Represents material under a variety of headings, including class, race, gender, queer theory, nation, stars, ethnography, authorship, and spectatorship.
  • Offers an international approach to the subject, including coverage of topics such as genre, image, sound, editing, culture industries, early cinema, classical Hollywood, and TV relations and technology.
  • Includes concise chapter-by-chapter accounts of the background and current approaches to each topic, followed by a prognostication on the future.
  • Considers cinema studies in relation to other forms of knowledge, such as critical studies, anthropology, and literature.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Wiley
Imprint:
Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date:
2008
Series:
Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies

Format

  • Adobe PDF eBook 3.4 MB

Robert Stam (Editor)

Robert Stam is Professor in the Cinema Studies Department at New York University. His many books include Film Theory: An Introduction (Blackwell Publishing, 1999); Tropical Multiculturalism: A Comparative History of Race in Brazilian Cinema and Cu...

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Toby Miller (Editor)

Toby Miller is Professor in the Cinema Studies Department at New York University. He is the author or editor of a wide range of work in cultural studies, including A Companion to Cultural Studies (Ed. Blackwell Publishing, 2001), Technologies of T...

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