A History of Narrative Film: Fifth Edition

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W. W. Norton & Company, Feb 1, 2016 - Performing Arts - 845 pages

Sophisticated in its analytical content, current in its coverage, and informed throughout by fascinating historical and cultural contexts, A History of Narrative Film is one of the most respected and widely read texts in film studies. This Fifth Edition features a new chapter on twenty-first century film, and includes refreshed coverage of contemporary digital production, distribution, and consumption of film. Now 20% shorter, with new four-color design and an updated art program, A History of Narrative Film is also the only film history text available as an ebook.

 

 

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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

Very detailed history of film, which was used as a textbook in a college class I took. Well written and fairly engaging, but not a light read. Read full review

About the author (2016)

David A. Cook is a Professor in the Department of Media Studies at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. He is the author of Lost Illusions: American Cinema in the Shadow of Watergate and Vietnam, 1970-1979 (University of California Press, 2002).

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