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A Dictionary of Film Studies

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Written by experts in the field, this dictionary covers all aspects of film studies, including terms, concepts, debates, and movements in film theory and criticism, national, international and transnational cinemas, film history, film movements and genres, film industry organizations and practices, and key technical terms and concepts in 500 detailed entries. Most entries also feature recommendations for further reading and a large number also have web links. The web links are listed and regularly updated on a companion website that complements the printed book. The dictionary is international in its approach, covering national cinemas, genres, and film movements from around the world such as the Nouvelle Vague, Latin American cinema, the Latsploitation film, Bollywood, Yiddish cinema, the spaghetti western, and World cinema. The most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available, this is a must-have for all students of film studies and ancillary subjects, as well as an informative read for cinephiles and for anyone with an interest in films and film criticism.



Film, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaLanguages with Grant & CutlerPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesMedia StudiesReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference works Publisher: Oxford University Press Publication Date: 21/06/2012 ISBN-13: 9780199587261  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Annette Kuhn is Senior Professorial Fellow in Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London. She has taught university courses in Film Studies and Visual Culture both in the UK and overseas. She has authored, edited, and contributed to a wide range of works within the area of film studies, among them Censorship: A World Encyclopedia (2001), Screening World Cinema: a Screen Reader (with Catherine Grant; 2006) and Ratcatcher (2008), and is an editor of the OUP journal Screen. Guy Westwell is Senior Lecturer and Director of Taught Programmes in Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London. He has taught at various higher education institutions across a wide range of courses on film history, film theory, and film industry and was the recipient of the Draper's Award For Teaching Excellence in 2009. He is the author of War Cinema: Hollywood on the Front Line (2006) and of several journal articles.

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