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World Cinema : Critical Approaches - John Hill

World Cinema

Critical Approaches

By: John Hill (Editor), Pamela Church Gibson (Editor)

Paperback Published: 17th February 2000
ISBN: 9780198742821
Number Of Pages: 256

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'The contributors supply skilful overviews of the major critical approaches' Sight and Sound May 1998 international coverage ranges from pre-1930s Europe to contemporary 'Bollywood' musicals; first class range of contributors from North America, Europe, Australia and Asia; many chapters specially commissioned; emphasis throughout on critical concepts, methods and debates; learning aids include chapter summaries, critiques of individual films and further reading This text is an ideal course companion for undergraduate students studying film, media studies, cultural studies and literary theory. It is especially relevant to 2nd and 3rd year students taking options in World cinema, European cinema, and the impact of changing technologies.

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'..these volumes promise something more directed...the prime determinant behind World Cinema's coverage seems to be anything that isn't American (and in 200-odd pages this is a pretty tall order).' Sight and Sound August 2000 (Page 32 Film criticism)

REDEFINING CINEMA: INTERNATIONAL AND AVANT-GARDE ALTERNATIVES 1: Stephen Crofts: Concepts of National Cinema 2: Murray Smith: Modernism and the Avante-Gardes 3: Ashish Rajadhyaksha: Realism, Modernism, and Post-Colonial REDEFINING CINEMA: OTHER GENRES 4: John Izod & Richard Kilborn: The Documentary Film 5: Michael O'Pray: The Animated Film EUROPEAN CINEMA 6: Ginette Vincendeau: Issues in European Cinema CASE-STUDIES: MOVEMENTS, MOMENTS, AND FILMMAKERS 7: Ian Christie: The Avant-Gardes and European Cinema before 1930 8: Simona Monticelli: Italian Post-War Cinema and Neo-Realism 9: Jill Forbes: The French Nouvelle Vague 10: Ulrike Sieglohr: New German Cinema 11: Daniel J. Goulding: East-Central European Cinema 12: Armand Mattelart: European Film Policy and the Response to Hollywood 13: Directors and Stars: (a) Jean Renoir, by Keith Reader; (b) Ingmar Bergman, by Chris Darke; (c) Chantal Akerman, by Cathy Fowler; (d) Pedro Almodóvar, by José Arroyo; (e) Luc Besson, by Susan Hayward; (f) Brigitte Bardot: A Star Case Study, by Ginette Vincendeau ANGLOPHONE NATIONAL CINEMAS CASE-STUDIES 14: Andrew Higson: British Cinema 15: Martin McLoone: Ireland and Cinema 16: Elizabeth Jacka: Australian Cinema 17: Will Straw: Canadian Cinema WORLD CINEMA 18: Wimal Dissanayake: Issues in World Cinema CASE-STUDIES: CINEMAS OF THE WORLD 19: Ashish Rajadhyaksha: Indian Cinema Rosie Thomas: Reading: `Popular Hindi Cinema' 20: Berenice Reynaud: Chinese Cinema 21 (a): Stephen Teo: Hong Kong Cinema: Discovery and Pre-Discovery 21 (b): N. K. Leung: China, and 1997 22: Kuan-Hsing Chen: Taiwanese New Cinema 23: Freda Freiberg: Japanese Cinema 24: N. Frank Ukadike: African Cinema Richard Porton: Reading: Hyenas 25: Julianne Burton-Carvajal: South American Cinema FILM IN A CHANGING AGE 26: Laura Kipnis: Film and Changing Technologies 27: John Hill: Film and Television

ISBN: 9780198742821
ISBN-10: 0198742827
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 17th February 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 19.05  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.48

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