A Companion to Film Theory (häftad)
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Blackwell Publishers
Miller, Toby (red.)
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A Companion to Film Theory (häftad)

A Companion to Film Theory

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This volume of specially commissioned work by experts in the field of film studies provides a comprehensive overview of the field. Its international and interdisciplinary approach will have a broad appeal to those interested in this multifaceted subject. * Provides a major collection of specially commissioned work by experts in the field of film studies. * Represents material under a variety of headings, including class, race, gender, queer theory, nation, stars, ethnography, authorship, and spectatorship. * Offers an international approach to the subject, including coverage of topics such as genre, image, sound, editing, culture industries, early cinema, classical Hollywood, and TV relations and technology. * Includes concise chapter--by--chapter accounts of the background and current approaches to each topic, followed by a prognostication on the future. * Considers cinema studies in relation to other forms of knowledge, such as critical studies, anthropology, and literature.
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Toby Miller is Professor in the Cinema Studies Department at New York University. He is the author or editor of a wide range of work in cultural studies, including A Companion to Cultural Studies (Ed. Blackwell Publishing, 2001), Technologies of Truth (1998) and (with Alec McHoul) Popular Culture and Everyday Life (1998). He is also co--editor of the journal Social Text and (with Robert Stam) co--editor of Film and Theory: An Anthology (Blackwell Publishing, 2000). Robert Stam is Professor in the Cinema Studies Department at New York University. His many books include Film Theory: An Introduction (Blackwell Publishing, 1999); Tropical Multiculturalism: A Comparative History of Race in Brazilian Cinema and Culture (1997); Unthinking Eurocentrism: Multiculturalism and the Media, with Ella Shohat (1994), which won the Katherine Singer Kovocs "Best Film Book Award"; and Subversive Pleasures: Bakhtin, Cultural Criticism, and Film (1992). He is also co--editor (with Toby Miller) of Film and Theory: An Anthology (Blackwell Publishing, 2000).


1. Introduction: Toby Miller. 2. Authorship: James Naremore. 3. Genre: Sarah Berry. 4. Enunciation and Narration: Andre Gaudreault and Francois Jost. 5. Film Editing: Lucy Fischer. 6. Film Semiotics: Warren Buckland. 7. Cognitivism: Greg Currie. 8. Psychoanalysis: Richard Allen. 9. Spectatorship and Subjectivity: E. Deidre Pribram. 10. Laura Mulvey Meets Cathrine Tramell Meets the She--Man: Counter--History, Reclamation, and Incongruity in Lesbian, Gay, and Queer Film and Media Criticism: Julia Erhart. 11. Is There Class in this Text?: The Repression of Class in Film and Cultural Studies : David James. 12. Culture Industries: Douglas Kellner. 13. The Political Economy of Film: Janet Wasko. 14. The Work of Theory in the Age of Digital Transformation: Henry Jenkins. 15. Cultural Exchange: Tom Oa Regan. 16. Anthropology for the World: Mass Media: Faye Ginsburg. 17. Psychoa s Bad Timing: The Sensual Obsessions of Film Theory: Toby Miller. 18. Historical Allegory: Ismail Xavier. 19. Every Picture Tells a Story: Jose Guadalupe Posadaa s Photocinematic Graphic Art: Charles Ramirez Berg. 20. On "Historical Poetics," Narrative, and Interpretation: Ira Bhaskar. Index.