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Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts By Susan Hayward (University of Exeter, UK)

Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts by Susan Hayward (University of Exeter, UK)

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Summary

Covering a range of key genres, movements, theories and production terms, this third edition includes a bibliography, and topical entries such as: female masquerade, silent cinema, exploitation cinema, art direction, national cinema, and political cinema.

Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts Summary

Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts by Susan Hayward (University of Exeter, UK)

Ranging from Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan to Quentin Tarantino, and from auteur theory to the Hollywood Blockbuster, Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts has firmly established itself as the essential guide for anyone interested in film.

Covering an impressive range of key genres, movements, theories and production terms, this third edition includes a fully updated bibliography, and has been revised and expanded to include new topical entries such as:

  • female masquerade
  • silent cinema
  • exploitation cinema
  • art direction
  • national cinema
  • political cinema.

Authoritative yet accessible, Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts is undoubtedly a must-have guide to what is both a fascinating area of study and arguably the greatest art form of modern times.

Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts Reviews

'Key Concepts in Cinema Studies by Susan Hayward must be one of the most useful books ever published on the always expanding subject of cinema studies ... Even if you are familiar with many of the terms you may find it valuable to go through all of them as Hayward's perspective is amazingly thought-provoking and educative.' - Film Waves, of the first edition

'An ideal one-stop encyclopedia for students ... an authoritative and - more importantly - a highly accessible work.' - Film Review, of the first edition

'Indispensable book ... a more rounded aide to undergraduate discussion of cinema.' - Sight and Sound, of the first edition

'It is unquestionably both an extensive and valuable resource on all things cinematic.' - M/C Reviews, Australia, of the first edition

'A useful reference resource... Is it a worthwhile resource for a media library? Yes, of course. It will provide essential background for A Level film and media teachers and more able students.' - Media Education Association Newsletter

'Enthusiastically recommended for students of film, anyone seeking a career in the movie industry, and even seasoned professionals looking for an easy-to-use refresher reference.' - Wisconsin Bookwatch

About Susan Hayward (University of Exeter, UK)

Susan Hayward is Professor of French at the University of Exeter. Her recent publications include French National Cinema (second edition, Routledge, 2005) and Les Diaboliques (2005).

Table of Contents

Preface to the First Edition. Acknowledgements. List of Key Concepts. Key Concepts. Bibliography. Index of Films. Name Index. Subject Index

Additional information

GOR002353637
9780415367820
0415367824
Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts by Susan Hayward (University of Exeter, UK)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2006-02-07
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