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  • Paperback: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic (27 Mar 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0340677236
  • ISBN-13: 978-0340677230
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 2.5 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 671,659 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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In this rich collection, a large and varied group of prominent scholars covers the state of the field in Film Studies. The book presents the reader with a dynamic tissue of discussions, positions and proposals that are methodological, theoretical, historiographic, aesthetic, and political. This is the kind of constellation that originally energized the relatively young discipline of Film Studies, but even in its references to the history of film scholarship there is nothing nostalgic about Reinventing Film Studies. Its writers are some of the most innovative and influential figures in the field, and their accounts of the present are fundamentally aimed at mapping future directions. Their contributions are at once authoritative, rigorous and polemical. This volume will be a central reference point for anyone concerned with film and media scholarship for years to come. (Professor Philip Rosen, Department of Modern Cultu)

At this moment of technological change, film studies is entering an exciting new phase in which it faces many challenges, not least the demand that it reinvent itself once again. This stimulating anthology will play an indispensable part in that process, and I have no hesitation in recommending it. (Pam Cook, Professor of European Film and Media, Un)

I found the articles to be informative and theoretically sophisticated. I would highly recommend this anthology to both students and scholars interested in exploring theoretical frameworks which are 'really useful' in analysing film today. (Film-Philosophy 2002-08-01)

About the Author

Christine Gledhill is Professor in Film Studies, at the University of Sunderland, UK.

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By Rambling Sid Rumpo on 24 Oct 2014
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Forget Thompson and Bordwell and their neo-formalism. This is the definitive collection on film theory.
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