A Short Guide to Writing About Film

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HarperCollinsCollegePublishers, 1994 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 190 pages
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In the first guide devoted exclusively to writing about the movies, Corrigan explains every step in the process: taking notes on a movie, making an outline, finding and researching a topic, integrating technical details into an analysis, and revising for sharper style.

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Great textbook. Very interesting and informative, with good formalist essay examples and research tips. Read full review

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User Review  - Dave - Goodreads

Although its designation seems to be for a primarily student-based audience (for example, there is a chapter on how to use university resources for research), I found it to be a very useful introductory tool. Read full review

Contents

Preparing to Watch and Preparing to Write
16
Film Terms and Topics
33
Characters
40
Copyright

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