Genre, Gender, Race and World Cinema: An Anthology

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Julie F. Codell
Wiley, Sep 29, 2006 - Performing Arts - 496 pages
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Genre, Gender, Race, and World Cinema is an innovative anthology that introduces the study of film theory using the four topics of genre, gender, race, and world cinema, to encourage critical discussion.
  • A major anthology geared towards course use, which covers key concepts in film studies through analysis of important films from American, Asian, European and African cinema
  • Combines formal, historical, cultural, and theoretical approaches to study
  • Analyzes how film represents and influences individual and societal constructs of identity
  • Uses selected readings to introduce inter-textual relations between the readings and the films they discuss
  • Contains section introductions that map the themes and histories of each topic, and raise theoretical issues specific to each

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About the author (2006)

Julie F. Codell is Professor of Art History and English at Arizona State University. She is the author of The Victorian Artist: Artists’ Lifewritings in Britain (2003).

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