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Title The Oxford handbook of film and media studies / edited by Robert Kolker
Published New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 628 pages) : illustrations
Series [Oxford handbooks]
Oxford handbooks.
Contents Digital media and the future of filmic narrative / Jay David Bolter -- The latest Laocoon: medium specificity and the history of film theory / Brian Price -- Visual media and the tyranny of the real / Devin Orgeron -- Radical aspirations historicized: the European commitment to political documentary / Frances Guerin -- Loss of light: the long shadow of photography in the digital age /Jeannene M. Przyblyski -- Media celebrity in the age of the image / Marsha Orgeron -- Film genre theory and contemporary media: description, interpretation, intermediality / Paul Young -- Gilda: textual analysis, political economy, and ethnography / Toby Miller and Mariana Johnson -- Television's first seventy-five years: the interpretive flexibility of a medium in transition / William Uricchio -- "The end of TV as we know it": convergence anxiety, generic innovation, and the case of 24 / Tara McPherson -- Screen practice and conglomeration: how reflexivity and conglomeration fuel each other / John T. Caldwell -- The Chinese action image and postmodernity / Evans Chan -- When cute becomes scary: the young female in contemporary Japanese horror cinema / Joseph Christopher Schaub -- Asian film and digital culture / Gina Marchetti -- Popular cinema and the "new" media in India / Manjunath Pendakur -- Dreaming with open eyes: Latin American media in the digital age / Cristina Benegas -- The globalization of filmmaking in Latin America and the Middle East / Andrew Flibbert -- Computers and cultural studies / David Golumbia -- Film and media studies pedagogy / Warren Buckland -- Copyright, fair use, and motion pictures / Peter Jaszi --Appendix 1: evolution of modern-day independent filmmaking / Tom Bernard -- Appendix 2: the digital revolution / Lee Berger and Richard Hollander
Summary This reference work provides a single-volume source of original scholarship on the intersection of film and media studies. Some essays survey particular issues, such as the changing concept of 'realism' in film. Others look at current media practices with special attention to new media
The Oxford Handbook of Film and Media Studies provides a single-volume source of original scholarship on the intersection of film and media studies. Comprised of twenty articles by leading scholars and industry professionals, this collection yields fresh perspectives on a wide array of topics across these two vibrant fields. Covering film and media in the U.S., Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East, this compendium surveys such topics as the changing concept of "realism" in film, the European political documentary, and genre theory. Also exploring recent developments in media studies, with special attention to new media, the volume features articles that thoroughly examine topics as diverse as copyright, globalization, television programming, video game genres, the ideologies of media, and movie-going in India
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Interactive multimedia.
Mass media.
Motion pictures.
Form Electronic book
Author Kolker, Robert Phillip.
ISBN 0195175964 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
0199940371 (OUP e-book)
9780195175967 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
9780199940370 (OUP e-book)
Other Titles Film and media studies