A Companion to Film Theory

Toby Miller, Robert Stam

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Number of pages428
ISBN (Electronic)9780470998410
ISBN (Print)0631206442, 9780631206446
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 10 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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