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Children's Films : History, Ideology, Pedagogy, Theory - Ian Wojik-Andrews

Children's Films

History, Ideology, Pedagogy, Theory

Paperback Published: 11th July 2000
ISBN: 9780815337942
Number Of Pages: 275

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This study examines children's films from various critical perspectives, including those provided by classical and current film theory. Topics discussed include: Film Historiography and Children's Cinema and Film; The Silent Era; American Children's Cinema; Class, Gender and Race in Children;s Films; Children's Books and the Pedagogy of Empire; Children's Films, Children's Bodies.

Series Editor's Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
List of Figuresp. xiii
Introduction: What Is a Children's Film?p. 1
Some Personal, Pedagogical, Critical, Textual, Institutional, and Cultural Thoughts on Defining a Children's Film
Criticism: Taking Stock: The Politics of Children's Film Criticismp. 23
Moral 1910-20s
Social Science 1930s
Cultural 1950s
Feminist 1960s
Ideological 1970s
Adaptation and Film History 1980s
Media Studies, Critical Theory, and Beyond 2000
Historyp. 51
1895-1927: The Silent Era and the Beginning of Children's Cinema and Film in America and Britain
1930s Children's Cinema and Film: Literary Adaptations, Child Stars, and Censorship
World War II: Disney, American Film Noir, Italian Neorealism, and French Classicism
1960s Children's Cinema and Film History: Feminist Politics and the Death of a Child Star
First and Third World Children's Cinema: The 1970s and 1980s
1990s United States and European Children's Cinema and Film: The Bicycle Thief, Toy Story, and the End of Children's Cinema
Ideologyp. 123
Marx, Althusser, Comolli and Narboni: Disney, Home Alone, and Ferngully
Class and Children's Films: Bright Eyes, Stand By Me, and Harriet the Spy
Feminist Film Theory, Feminist Children's Film Criticism, and Children's Films
Pedagogyp. 157
Teaching Children's Films
Point of View and Tone
Allusions in The Land Before Time
Stand By Me, Adaptation Theory
Allusions in Avant-Garde, Children's Films as Ethnography: Salaam Bombay and The Indian in the Cupboard
What Children's Films Teach: The Pedagogy of Empire in Kim and Aladdin
Filmographyp. 223
Works Citedp. 241
Indexp. 255
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ISBN: 9780815337942
ISBN-10: 0815337949
Series: Children's Literature and Culture (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 275
Published: 11th July 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.54 x 14.12  x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1