Film: A Critical Introduction, 3rd Edition. Maria T. Pramaggiore, North Carolina State University. Tom Wallis, North Carolina State University. © |Pearson |. Maria T. Pramaggiore, North Carolina State University. Tom Wallis, North Availability. This item has been replaced by Film: A Critical Introduction, 3rd Edition. Film: A Critical Introduction, 2e, provides a comprehensive framework for studying films, with an emphasis on writing as a means of exploring film’s aesthetic and.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery pramaggire. Description Updated and expanded for a new edition, this is the perfect starter text for students of film studies. The book illustrates basic film concepts in context and in depth. It addresses techniques and terminology used in film production and criticism, emphasizing thinking and writing critically and effectively.


Organized in three parts, the text focuses on the fundamentals of film analysis before moving on to more complex topics.

Parts I and II teach students to recognize how the components of film-narrative, mise en scene, cinematography, editing and sound-work together to produce meaning within pramagfiore individual film text. Part III introduces readers to interpretive frameworks that treat cinema as a cultural institution.

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This section encourages readers to move beyond textual analysis and consider the relationship between film and culture. Readers learn to form sophisticated arguments about film in cultural, historical and economic contexts. This text makes both contemporary and classical references, certain to make its point clear to those students who are beginners and who have not seen many classical films.

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Mise en Scene 6. Alternatives to Narrative Fiction Film: Documentary and Avant Garde Films Film and Ideology Film Stardom as a Cultural Phenomenon In this Third Edition each chapter has been revised to include major contemporary films, contemporary research in film studies and discussion of important changes taking place within the film industry, There is also additional material on film theory and new essays on film analysis.


Film: A Critical Introduction

Part Three has undergone major revisions so that the entire section clearly frames the debates around ideological criticism, national and transnational cinema, genre and auteur theory. Both authors have been teaching film studies for many years.

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