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A Dictionary of Film Studies

Annette Kuhn and Guy Westwell

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199587261
Published online December 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191744426 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780199587261.001.0001
A Dictionary of Film Studies

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Written by experts in the field, this dictionary covers all aspects of film studies, including terms, concepts, debates, and movements in film theory and criticism, national, international and transnational cinemas, film history, film movements and genres, film industry organizations and practices, and key technical terms and concepts in 500 detailed entries. Most entries also feature recommendations for further reading and a large number are web linked.

The dictionary is international in its approach, covering national cinemas, genres, and film movements from around the world such as the Nouvelle Vague, Latin American cinema, the Latsploitation film, Bollywood, Yiddish cinema, the spaghetti western, and World cinema. The most up‐to‐date dictionary of its kind available, this is a must‐have for all students of film studies and ancillary subjects, as well as an informative read for cinephiles and for anyone with an interest in films and film criticism.

Book.  777 pages.  258320 words. 

Subjects: Film

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