Doing Film Studies (Doing... Series)

By: Sarah Casey Benyahia (Author), Claire Mortimer (Author)

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Doing Film Studies examines what it really means to study film, encouraging the reader to question the dominant theories as well as understanding the key approaches to cinema. This book provides an overview of the construction of film studies - including its history and evolution - and examines the application of theories to film texts. Important questions discussed include:

  • Why does film studies need a canon?
  • What is the relationship between authorship and genre theory?
  • What is screen theory?
  • How do we read a film text?
  • Why is the concept of the spectator important to film?
  • How is film involved in national identity?
  • What is meant by a film industry

Aimed at students in their final year of secondary education or beginning their degrees, "Doing Film Studies" equips the reader with the tools needed in approaching the study of film.

Title: Doing Film Studies (Doing... Series)

Author Name: Sarah Casey Benyahia (Author), Claire Mortimer (Author)

Categories: Other,

Publisher: U.S.A., Routledge: 2012

ISBN Number: 0415602696

ISBN Number 13: 9780415602693

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Like New

Seller ID: 122953

Description: Like new. Doing Film Studies (Doing... Series) By Sarah Casey Benyahia (Author), Claire Mortimer (Author) Product Details Series: Doing... Series Hardcover: 168 pages Publisher: Routledge (December 14, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0415602696 ISBN-13: 9780415602693 Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 5.2 x 8 inches

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