The Film Experience: An Introduction (häftad)
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The Film Experience: An Introduction (häftad)

The Film Experience: An Introduction

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Häftad Engelska, 2009-04-21
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Treating readers as avid film fans, this book combines beautiful design and an easy to navigate structure with all the key concepts and theory that students need for successful analysis of film. In "Focus and Concepts at Work" sections for deeper understanding of crucial film concepts and issues are presented. This book offers clear and accessible writing style with thorough explanation of concepts. Key terms are highlighted. It features over 900 images, including a special 4 colour plates section about cinematography.The second edition of this accessible book continues to examine how we can extract a broad range of meanings from the films we watch. With an improved structure, better pedagogy and more examples from popular film, this new edition continues to give students of film the vocabulary, context and critical tools they need for serious film study.
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""[The Film Experience] is diverse in its approaches to cinema and introduces it not merely as an aesthetic form, but also as a cultural artifact with multiple functions...all the while maintaining prose and terminology accessible to the new student of the medium."

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TIMOTHY CORRIGAN is Professor of Cinema Studies, English, and History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. His numerous books include New German Film: The Displaced Image, A Cinema without Walls: Movies and Culture after Vietnam, The Films of Werner Herzog: Between Mirage and History, A Short Guide to Writing about Film 4e, and Film and Literature: An Introduction and Reader. He is also one of the three editors of the journal Adaptation: The Journal of Literature on Screen Studies and serves on the editorial board of Cinema Journal. He has taught film at the University of Amsterdam, Temple University, University of Iowa, and at campuses in Tokyo, Rome, Paris, and London. PATRICIA WHITE is Associate Professor and Chair of the Program in Film and Media Studies at Swarthmore College. She is the author of Uninvited: Classical Hollywood Cinema and Lesbian Representability and numerous articles and chapters on film theory and culture.


Preface; PART I: FILM CONTEXTS: MAKING, WATCHING AND STUDYING MOVIES; Introduction to the Film Experience; Preparing Viewers and Views: Distribution, Production, Promotion, and Exhibition; PART II: COMPOSITIONS: FILM SCENES, SHOTS, CUTS AND SOUNDS; Exploring a Material World: Mise-en-Scene; Seeing through the Image: Cinematography; Relating Images: Editing; Listening to the Cinema: Film Sound; PART III: ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES: FROM STORIES TO GENRES; Telling Stories about Time: Narrative Film; Representing Reality: Documentary Films; Experimental Screens: Avant-garde Film, Video Art, and New Media; Rituals, Conventions, Archetypes, and Formulas: Movie Genres; PART IV: HISTORIES: HOLLYWOOD AND BEYOND; Conventional Film History: Evolutions, Masterpieces, and Periodization; Global and Local: Inclusive Histories of the Movies; PART V: REACTIONS: READING AND WRITING ABOUT FILM; Reading about Film: Critical Methods and Theories; Writing a Film Essay: Observations, Arguments, Research, and Analysis; Glossary; Index.