Studying Contemporary American Film: A Guide to Movie Analysis

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What are the most appropriate theories and methods for analyzing contemporary America cinema? This book answers this question by taking an innovative approach to writing about individual movies: in each of the main chapters the authors examine the assumptions behind one traditional theory of film (e.g. auterism, narratolgy, psychanalysis), distil a method of analysis from it, and then analyze a contemporary American movie. They then go beyond the traditional theory by analyzing the same movie using a more current theory and ...

Studying Contemporary American Film: A Guide to Movie Analysis 2002, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9780340762066

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Studying Contemporary American Film: A Guide to Movie Analysis 2002, Hodder Education Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780340762059

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