Film Theory: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

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Philip Simpson, Andrew Utterson, Karen J. Shepherdson
Taylor & Francis, 2004 - Cinematography - 416 pages
This major new collection identifies the critical and theoretical concepts which have been most significant in the study of film and presents a historical and intellectual context for the material examined.
 

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I wonder in what ways film and art are compatible.

Contents

The Lumière cinematograph
7
Visual pleasure and narrative cinema
56
early film and the incredulous
78
motion picture exhibition
96
a question of identification?
125
The Negro actor and the American movies
167
Womens cinema as countercinema
183
White
213
questions of appropriation and subversion
249
gender sexuality and Hollywoods
267
PART 9
289
For an imperfect cinema
314
Towards a critical theory of Third World films
355
Outside in inside out
375
Cultural identity and cinematic representation
386
on Johnny Weissmullers Tarzan
398

black female spectators
233

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