- Paperback: 822 pages
- Publisher: Routledge; 1 Reprint edition (14 Jan. 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0415778565
- ISBN-13: 978-0415778565
- Product Dimensions: 4.4 x 17.1 x 24.1 cm
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,560,169 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
'A unique reference that will be welcomed by serious students of film history. It is a fascinating story and this reference will help students and other interested readers explore its full scope.' - Against the Grain
'This definitive new encyclopedia provides an essential reference tool...This work represents a long-awaited accumulation of knowledge on the international emergence of cinema. Highly recommended for all reference collections.' - Choice
'It's a great pleasure to report that such an Encyclopedia has now been published, and that the job has been uncommonly well done ... both for the newcomer and for the specialist, the Encyclopedia of Early Cinema is highly recommended ... this is a book that deserves a place on virtually any film enthusiast's bookshelf.' - Nineteenth Century Theatre & Film--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Richard Abel is Robert Altman Collegiate Professor of Film Studies in the Department of Screen Arts & Cultures at the University of Michigan. His essays have appeared in dozens of journals and collections; along with several of those essays, four of his books have won national or international awards.