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"Cinema: A Visual Anthropology provides a clear and concise summary of the key ideas, debates, and texts of the most important approaches to the study of fiction film from around the world. The book examines ways to address film and film experience beyond the study of the audience. Cross-disciplinar...

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Main Author: Gray, Gordon
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2010
Edition: English ed.
Series: Key texts in the anthropology of visual and material culture
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Summary: "Cinema: A Visual Anthropology provides a clear and concise summary of the key ideas, debates, and texts of the most important approaches to the study of fiction film from around the world. The book examines ways to address film and film experience beyond the study of the audience. Cross-disciplinary in scope, Cinema uses ideas and approaches both from within and outside of anthropology to further students' knowledge of and interest in fiction film. Including selected, globally based case studies to highlight and exemplify important issues, the book also contains suggested Further Reading for each chapter, for students to expand their learning independently. Exploring fundamental methods and approaches to engage this most interesting and vibrant of media, Cinema will be essential reading for students of anthropology and film"--Provided by publisher.
Physical Description: xviii, 167 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [147]-155) and index.
ISBN: 9781845207939 (cloth)
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