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The Routledge Companion to Film History (Paperback)
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The Routledge Companion to Film History (Paperback)

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Paperback 282 Pages / Published: 01/09/2010
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The Routledge Companion to Film History is an indispensable guide for anyone studying film history for the first time. The approach taken presents a substantial and readable overview of the field and provides students with a tool of reference that will be valuable throughout their studies.

The volume is divided into two parts. The first is a set of eleven essays that approaches film history around the following themes:

History of the moving image

Film as art and popular culture

Production process

Evolution of sound

Alternative modes: experimental, documentary, animation

Cultural difference

Film's relationship to history

The second is a critical dictionary that explains concepts, summarizes debates in film studies, defines technical terms, describes major periods and movements, and discusses historical situations and the film industry. The volume as a whole is designed as an active system of cross-references: readers of the essays are referred to dictionary entries (and vice versa) and both provide short bibliographies that encourage readers to investigate topics.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415776578
Number of pages: 282
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'This guide provides a stimulating insight into fifty directors working today' - Tanya Jones, The Media Education Association

'The Routledge Companion to Film History has both breadth and enough depth to move beyond a more generalised and popularist approach to the topics within each chapter... An impressive addition to the film history 'library'.' - POV

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