Inventing Film Studies

Written By Lee Grieveson
Inventing Film Studies
  • Publsiher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 03 November 2008
  • ISBN : 0822388677
  • Pages : 480 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Inventing Film Studies written by Lee Grieveson which was release on 03 November 2008, this book published by Duke University Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Inventing Film Studies offers original and provocative insights into the institutional and intellectual foundations of cinema studies. Many scholars have linked the origins of the discipline to late-1960s developments in the academy such as structuralist theory and student protest. Yet this collection reveals the broader material and institutional forces—both inside and outside of the university—that have long shaped the field. Beginning with the first investigations of cinema in the early twentieth century, this volume provides detailed examinations of the varied social, political, and intellectual milieus in which knowledge of cinema has been generated. The contributors explain how multiple instantiations of film study have had a tremendous influence on the methodologies, curricula, modes of publication, and professional organizations that now constitute the university-based discipline. Extending the historical insights into the present, contributors also consider the directions film study might take in changing technological and cultural environments. Inventing Film Studies shows how the study of cinema has developed in relation to a constellation of institutions, technologies, practices, individuals, films, books, government agencies, pedagogies, and theories. Contributors illuminate the connections between early cinema and the social sciences, between film programs and nation-building efforts, and between universities and U.S. avant-garde filmmakers. They analyze the evolution of film studies in relation to the Museum of Modern Art, the American Film Council movement of the 1940s and 1950s, the British Film Institute, influential journals, cinephilia, and technological innovations past and present. Taken together, the essays in this collection reveal the rich history and contemporary vitality of film studies. Contributors: Charles R. Acland, Mark Lynn Anderson, Mark Betz, Zoë Druick, Lee Grieveson, Stephen Groening, Haden Guest, Amelie Hastie, Lynne Joyrich, Laura Mulvey, Dana Polan, D. N. Rodowick, Philip Rosen, Alison Trope, Haidee Wasson, Patricia White, Sharon Willis, Peter Wollen, Michael Zryd

Inventing Film Studies

Inventing Film Studies
  • Author : Lee Grieveson,Haidee Wasson
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-11-03
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : Inventing Film Studies offers original and provocative insights into the institutional and intellectual foundations of cinema studies. Many scholars have linked the origins of the discipline to late-1960s developments in the academy such as structuralist theory and student protest. Yet this collection reveals the broader material and institutional forces—...

A2 Film Studies

A2 Film Studies
  • Author : Sarah Casey Benyahia,John White,Freddie Gaffney
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-12-14
  • Total pages : 468
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : A2 Film Studies: The Essential Introduction gives students the confidence to tackle every part of the WJEC A2 Level Film Studies course. The authors, who have wide ranging experience as teachers, examiners and authors, introduce students step by step, to the skills involved in the study of film. The second ...

Feminist Film Studies

Feminist Film Studies
  • Author : Karen Hollinger
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-08-21
  • Total pages : 310
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : Feminist Film Studies is a readable, yet comprehensive textbook for introductory classes in feminist film theory and criticism. Karen Hollinger provides an accessible overview of women’s representation and involvement in film, complemented by analyses of key texts that illustrate major topics in the field. Key areas include: a brief ...

Beginning film studies

Beginning film studies
  • Author : Andrew Dix
  • Publisher : Manchester University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-05-01
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : Beginning film studies offers the ideal introduction to this vibrant subject. Written accessibly and with verve, it ranges across the key topics and manifold approaches to film studies. Andrew Dix has thoroughly updated the first edition, and this new volume includes new case studies, overviews of recent developments in the ...

Film Studies The Basics

Film Studies  The Basics
  • Author : Amy Villarejo
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-07-18
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : Film Studies: The Basics is a compelling guide to the study of cinema in all its forms. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to take account of recent scholarship, the latest developments in the industry and the explosive impact of new technologies. Core topics covered include: The ...

De Westernizing Film Studies

De Westernizing Film Studies
  • Author : Saer Maty Ba,Will Higbee
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-09-10
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : De-Westernizing Film Studies aims to consider what form a challenge to the enduring vision of film as a medium - and film studies as a discipline - modelled on ‘Western’ ideologies, theoretical and historical frameworks, critical perspectives as well as institutional and artistic practices, might take today. The book combines ...

An Annotated Bibliography for Taiwan Film Studies

An Annotated Bibliography for Taiwan Film Studies
  • Author : Jim Cheng,James Wicks,Sachie Noguchi
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • Total pages : 720
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : Compiled by two skilled librarians and a Taiwanese film and culture specialist, this volume is the first multilingual and most comprehensive bibliography of Taiwanese film scholarship, designed to satisfy the broad interests of the modern researcher. The second book in a remarkable three-volume research project, An Annotated Bibliography for Taiwan ...

Who s Who in Research Film Studies

Who s Who in Research  Film Studies
  • Author : Intellect Books
  • Publisher : Intellect Books
  • Release Date : 2013-01-06
  • Total pages : 540
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : This volume of Who’s Who in Research series offer a useful guide for current researchers in Intellect’s subject area of Film Studies. The directory holds the names, institutions, biographies and current research interests of hundreds of leading international academics as well as references to the researchers’ principal articles ...

Film Studies An Introduction

Film Studies  An Introduction
  • Author : Warren Buckland
  • Publisher : Teach Yourself
  • Release Date : 2016-06-07
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : Film Studies: An Introduction provides an overview of the key areas in film studies, including aesthetics, narrative, genre, documentary films and the secrets of film reviewing. From Hitchcock and Tarantino to Spielberg and Bigelow, you will gain a critical understanding of legendary directors and the techniques and skills that are ...

Feminist Film Studies

Feminist Film Studies
  • Author : Terri Murray,Theresa Murray
  • Publisher : Auteur Pub
  • Release Date : 2008-03
  • Total pages : 143
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : This book is aimed at helping media and film studies teachers introduce the basics of feminist film theory, a complex area that is nonetheless essential for studying the moving image. No prior knowledge of the theory is required as author Terri Murray explains key terminology and the contributions of influential ...

Film Studies A Beginner s Guide

Film Studies  A Beginner   s Guide
  • Author : Debastuti Dasgupta,Priyanka Roy
  • Publisher : In-Depth Communication
  • Release Date : 2021-08-01
  • Total pages : 204
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : With film studies taking the centre stage and becoming a significant paper within the discipline ‘Journalism and Mass communication’, there is a rising demand and need for a comprehensive book that will deal with basic concepts of film theories and production. Keeping this need in mind, the book is an ...

The SAGE Handbook of Film Studies

The SAGE Handbook of Film Studies
  • Author : James Donald,Michael Renov
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2008-04-16
  • Total pages : 536
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : Written by a team of veteran scholars and exciting emerging talents, The SAGE Handbook of Film Studies maps the field internationally, drawing out regional differences in the way that systematic intellectual reflection on cinema and film has been translated into an academic discipline. It examines the conversations between Film Studies ...

Film Music Analysis

Film Music Analysis
  • Author : Emilio Audissino
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-10-14
  • Total pages : 245
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : This book offers an approach to film music in which music and visuals are seen as equal players in the game. The field of Film-Music Studies has been increasingly dominated by musicologists and this book brings the discipline back squarely into the domain of Film Studies. Blending Neoformalism with Gestalt ...

AS Film Studies

AS Film Studies
  • Author : Sarah Casey Benyahia,Freddie Gaffney,John White
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2009-05-07
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : AS Film Studies: The Essential Introduction gives students the confidence to tackle every part of the WJEC AS level Film Studies course. The authors, who have wide ranging experience as teachers, examiners and authors, introduce students step by step, to the skills involved in the study of film. The second ...

Film Studies Second Edition an Introduction

Film Studies  Second Edition   an Introduction
  • Author : Ed Sikov
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-06-09
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0822388677
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Summary : Film Studies is a concise and indispensable introduction to the formal study of cinema. The second edition to this best-selling textbook adds two new chapters: "Film and Ideology" and "Film Studies in the Age of Digital Cinema."...