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Description - The Oxford Handbook of Film and Media Studies by Robert Kolker

The Oxford Handbook of Film and Media Studies is a major new reference work that provides the best single-volume source of original scholarship on the intersection of film and media studies. Comprised of twenty chapters written by experts in their fields, this work presents an authoritative, in-depth, and up-to-date assessment of film and media in the early twenty-first century in the U.S. and abroad. 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. There are contributions by industry professionals, presenting an inside look at film and media today. The Handbook deals with issues as wide ranging and pertinent as copyright, globalization, television programming, video game genres, the ideologies of media, and movie going in India. As with other Oxford Handbooks, the contributors cover the field in a comprehensive yet accessible way that is suitable for those wishing to gain a good working knowledge of an area of study and where it's headed.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195175967
ISBN-10: 0195175964
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 180mm x 45mm)
Pages: 640
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 8-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Robert Kolker

Robert Kolker has been teaching film for almost 40 years. He received his PhD in 18th Century English Literature from Columbia University, but moved quickly from literary to film criticism, beginning with a career interview with the documentary filmmakers David and Albert Maysles published in the British Film journal Sight and Sound) and has continued publishing in film and media to the present day. He has just published an introductory textbook in Media Studies and is currently writing a book on postwar American film, The Extraordinary Image. It will be a prequel to A Cinema of Loneliness.

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