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Title Reinventing film studies / edited by Christine Gledhill and Linda Williams
Imprint London : Arnold ; New York : Co-published in the United States of America by Oxford University Press, 2000
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  791.43 R2771 2000    AVAILABLE    30500101013954
Descript xvi, 464 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
How films mean, or, from aesthetics to semiotics and half-way back again / Geoffrey Nowell-Smith -- Why theory? / Gill Branston -- Film theory and the revolt against master narratives / Bill Nichols -- Case study : interpreting Singin' in the rain / Steven Cohan -- Who (and what) is it for? / Tessa Perkins -- Dream/Factory / Jane M. Gaines -- The publicness of cinema / James Donald and Stephanie Hemelryk Donald -- The politics of cultural address in a 'transitional' cinema : a case study of Indian popular cinema / Ravi S. Vasudevan -- Reception theory and audience research : the mystery of the vampire's kiss / Henry Jenkins -- Re-examining stardom : questions of texts, bodies and performance / Christine Geraghty -- After the classic, the classical and ideology : the differences of realism / Christopher Williams -- Rethinking genre / Christine Gledhill -- Judging audiences : the case of the trial movie / Carol J. Clover -- Introducing film evaluation / No襬 Carroll -- 'Style', posture and idiom : Tarantino's figures of masculinity / Sharon Willis -- What is film history?, or, the riddle of the sphinxes / Vivian Sobchack -- 'Animated pictures': tales of cinema's forgotten future, after 100 years of films / Tom Gunning -- The mass production of the senses : classical cinema as vernacular modernism / Miriam Bratu Hansen -- Discipline and fun : Psycho and postmodern cinema / Linda Williams -- Film theory and spectatorship in the age of the 'posts' / Robert Stam and Ella Habiba Shohat -- Digging an old well : the labor of social fantasy in a contemporary Chinese film / Rey Chow -- Facing up to Hollywood / Ana M. L⯰ez -- The end of cinema : multimedia and technological change / Anne Friedberg
In this text film scholars reflect on their own area of expertise on film studies in this changing environment. They examine key issues, challenge received thinking, and reinvent film studies for the post-film era
Subject Film criticism
Motion pictures -- Evaluation
Alt Author Williams, Linda, 1946- editor
Gledhill, Christine, editor
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