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Film and Television Analysis: An Introduction to Methods, Theories, and Approaches

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Film and Television Analysis: An Introduction to Methods, Theories, and Approaches

Harry Benshoff, "Film and Television Analysis: An Introduction to Methods, Theories, and Approaches"
English | ISBN: 0415674816 | 2015 | 332 pages | EPUB, PDF | 14 MB + 10 MB

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 analysis
auteur theory
genre theory
semiotics and structuralism
psychoanalysis and apparatus theory
feminism
postmodernism
cultural 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 throughout
Questions for discussion at the end of each chapter
Suggestions for further reading
A 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.