Film and Television Analysis: An Introduction to Methods, Theories, and Approaches (Hardback)Harry M. Benshoff (author)
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Film and Television Analysis is especially designed to introduce undergraduate students to the most important qualitative methodologies used to study film and television.
The methodologies covered include:
ideological analysisauteur theorygenre theorysemiotics and structuralismpsychoanalysis and apparatus theoryfeminismpostmodernismcultural studies (including reception and audience studies)contemporary approaches to race, nation, gender, and sexuality.
With each chapter focusing on a distinct methodology, students are introduced to the historical developments of each approach, along with its vocabulary, significant scholars, key concepts and case studies.
Other features include:
Over 120 color images throughoutQuestions for discussion at the end of each chapterSuggestions for further readingA glossary of key terms.
Written in a reader-friendly manner Film and Television Analysis is a vital textbook for students encountering these concepts for the first time.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 318
Weight: 953 g
Dimensions: 254 x 191 x 20 mm