A Companion to Film Theory
Copyright © 2003 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Editor(s): Toby Miller, Robert Stam
Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
Print ISBN: 9780631206446
Online ISBN: 9780470998410
About this Book
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.