Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film

This reference provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history.

Author: Barry Keith Grant

Publisher: Schirmer G Books

ISBN: 0028661001

Category: Motion pictures

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Roll the credits... here's what you get: - Exhaustive coverage of more than 200 topics, such as Costume, Experimental Films, Film Noir, Production Design, Sound, Publicity and Promotion, Marxism, Direction, Criticism, and many others- More than 230 career profiles including Robert Alman, Ingmar Bergman, Marlon Brando, Katharine Hepburn, Steven Spielberg and many other notables- 500 photos/illustrations, 150 of which are full color.- Articles organized by category, ranging in length from 1,500 to 8,000 words- Coverage of international cinemasReaders get all this...This encyclopedia is a critical resource for film studies, or interdisciplinary approaches in English, American Studies, Women's Studies, History, Social Studies, Art, Art History and other fields, featuring articles in the following areas: Disaster Films, Merchandising, Third Cinema, Academy Awards, Cartoons, B Films, Twentieth Century Fox, Expressionism, Festivals, Queer Theory.Each signed essay is organized within a logical category - production, national traditions, studios, genre, critical theory, history and culture - and ranges in length from 1,500 to 8,000 words. Other features include a helpful list of additional resources, an index and 500 photographs/illustrations, 150 of which are full color.This ground-breaking work is as easy to use as it is comprehensive. In the eBook version, hyperlinks to individual entries are provided right from the table of contents, book index and list of illustration, making navigation and lookup fast and easy. Additionally, the eBook is fully searchable by commonly used search terms, such as keyword, entry title, full-text and imagecaptions.Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film has considerable international appeal, given the popularity of film studies worldwide and its coverage of national cinemas, including Australian cinema, Danish cinema, Italian cinema, Indian cinema, Southeast Asian cinema and many others. Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film is available in different media formats - choose from four hardcover volumes (set) or purchase it as an eBook for your Gale Virtual Reference Library.
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Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film

Barry Keith Grant. - Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film VOLUME 3.

Author: Barry Keith Grant

Publisher: Schirmer Books

ISBN: UCSD:31822035465202

Category: Motion pictures

Page: 568

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This reference source covers all aspects of the cinema, including film history, production, national cinemas, genre theory and criticism, and cultural contexts.
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Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film

Barry Keith Grant. - Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film VOLUME 1.

Author: Barry Keith Grant

Publisher: Schirmer Books

ISBN: UCSD:31822035465186

Category: Motion pictures

Page: 552

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This reference source covers all aspects of the cinema, including film history, production, national cinemas, genre theory and criticism, and cultural contexts.
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Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film

The film audience remains a central area of interest for both film studies and film industry professionals alike . Understanding how and why films connect with certain film viewers and not others can reveal a great deal about how film ...

Author: Barry Keith Grant

Publisher: Schirmer Books

ISBN: UCSD:31822035465368

Category: Electronic books

Page: 568

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This reference source covers all aspects of the cinema, including film history, production, national cinemas, genre theory and criticism, and cultural contexts.
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The Encyclopedia of LGBTQIA Portrayals in American Film

See also Beefcake; Boys Beware; I Am Michael; The Times of Harvey Milk. Bibliography Grant, Brian Keith. Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film. Vol. 2. New York: Schirmer, 2006. Goffman, Erving. The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life.

Author: Erica Joan Dymond

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538153918

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 457

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"This fascinating reference explores the depiction of the LGBTQIA+ community in over 200 works from the past fifty years of American film history. It will not only educate and inform, but also help guide readers to see injustice more clearly and to inspire art that is both inclusive and thoughtful"--
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Movies in American History An Encyclopedia 3 volumes

References Grant, Barry, ed. Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, Volume 4. Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2007. Reed, Joseph. American Scenario: The Uses of Film Drama. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1989. Rollins, Peter, ed.

Author: Philip C. DiMare

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598842975

Category: Social Science

Page: 1232

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This provocative three-volume encyclopedia is a valuable resource for readers seeking an understanding of how movies have both reflected and helped engender America's political, economic, and social history. • Provides 450 A–Z entries that comprehensively cover the historical significance of subjects, people, and films of the American cinema • Contains contributions from 150 distinguished interdisciplinary scholars offering their analysis on the role of movies in American history • Includes reference materials and suggestions for further reading with every entry
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World Cinema through Global Genres

DVD, directed by Chema Rodriguez (Film Media Group, Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 2008). 12. David Shumway, “Romantic Comedy,” in Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, Vol. 4 (Thomson Gale, 2007), 1. 13. John Mercer, “Melodrama,” in ...

Author: William V. Costanzo

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118712924

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 464

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World Cinema through Global Genres introduces the complex forces of global filmmaking using the popular concept of film genre. The cluster-based organization allows students to acquire a clear understanding of core issues that apply to all films around the world. Innovative pedagogical approach that uses genres to teach the more unfamiliar subject of world cinema A cluster-based organization provides a solid framework for students to acquire a sharper understanding of core issues that apply to all films around the world A “deep focus” section in each chapter gives students information and insights about important regions of filmmaking (India, China, Japan, and Latin America) that tend to be underrepresented in world cinema classes Case studies allow students to focus on important and accessible individual films that exemplify significant traditions and trends A strong foundation chapter reviews key concepts and vocabulary for understanding film as an art form, a technology, a business, an index of culture, a social barometer, and a political force. The engaging style and organization of the book make it a compelling text for both world cinema and film genre courses
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Film Genre Reader IV

Crime Films. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. ———. “Crime Films.” In Schirmer Encyclopedia ofFilm, 4 vols., 1: 399–409. Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2007. ———. “Spy Films.” In Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, 4 vols., ...

Author: Barry Keith Grant

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 9780292745742

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 784

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From reviews of the third edition: "Film Genre Reader III lives up to the high expectations set by its predecessors, providing an accessible and relatively comprehensive look at genre studies. The anthology's consideration of the advantages and challenges of genre studies, as well as its inclusion of various film genres and methodological approaches, presents a pedagogically useful overview." —Scope Since 1986, Film Genre Reader has been the standard reference and classroom text for the study of genre in film, with more than 25,000 copies sold. Barry Keith Grant has again revised and updated the book to reflect the most recent developments in genre study. This fourth edition adds new essays on genre definition and cycles, action movies, science fiction, and heritage films, along with a comprehensive and updated bibliography. The volume includes more than thirty essays by some of film's most distinguished critics and scholars of popular cinema, including Charles Ramírez Berg, John G. Cawelti, Celestino Deleyto, David Desser, Thomas Elsaesser, Steve Neale, Thomas Schatz, Paul Schrader, Vivian Sobchack, Janet Staiger, Linda Williams, and Robin Wood.
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Hollywood s America

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film. Detroit: Schirmer Reference, 2007. Hayward, Susan. Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts. 3rd edn. New York: Routledge, 2006. Katz, Ephraim. The Film Encyclopedia. Revised by Ronald Dean Nolen.

Author: Steven Mintz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781405190039

Category: History

Page: 417

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Fully revised, updated, and extended, this compilation of interpretive essays and primary documents teaches students to read films as cultural artifacts within the contexts of actual past events. A new edition of this classic textbook, which ties movies into the broader narrative of US and film history Ten new articles which consider recently released films, as well as issues of gender and ethnicity Well-organized within a chronological framework with thematic treatments to provide a valuable resource for students of the history of American film Fourth edition includes completely new images throughout
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Literary Research and American Postmodernism

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film. 4 vols. Detroit: Schirmer Reference, 2007. Rather than providing extensive biographies of film stars or directors, the four-volume Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film focuses on film studies as a business and ...

Author: Emily Witsell

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780810892767

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 210

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This book is a guide to scholarly research in the field of American postmodern literature, defined as the period between 1950 and 1990 and provide advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and scholars of literature with a comprehensive view of the print and online resources available in literature and related subject areas
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