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Critical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory

Critical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory by Roberta Pearson
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The Critical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory clearly and accessibly explains the major theoretical approaches now deployed in the study of the moving image, as well as defining key theoretical terms.
This dictionary provides readers with the conceptual apparatus to understand the often daunting language and terminology of screen studies. Entries include: *audience * Homi K. Bhabha * black cinema * the body * children and media * commodification * cop shows * deep focus * Umberto Eco * the gaze * Donna Haraway * bell hooks * infotainment * master narrative * medical dramas * morpheme * myth * panopticon * pastiche * pleasure * real time * social realism * sponsorship * sport on television * subliminal * third cinema * virtual reality
Consultant Editors:
David Black, USA, William Urricchio, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, Gill Branston, Cardiff University,
UK ,Elayne Rapping, USA
Taylor and Francis; December 2005
731 pages; ISBN 9781134716982
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Title: Critical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory
Author: Roberta Pearson; Philip Simpson
 
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0203992008
9780203992005
9780415162180
9781134716975
9781134716982