A History of Film has 15 ratings and 1 review. Erin said: Good (academic) text if you’re looking for an overview of film genres, styles, filmmakers and b. A History of Film by Virginia Wright Wexman, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A History of Film is a comprehensive international survey of film from its beginnings to the present. This text highlights the contributions of major film- producing.
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The Best Books of Replaces many illustrations with new examples, most of them frame enlargements, and, specifically, keys all illustrations to discussions in the text, ensuring wriht the images will be valuable learning tools for students.
New to the Sixth Edition Includes new chapters on Indian and Chinese cinemas, emphasizing the exploding film industry in these two countries.
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Allenas Gao marked it as to-read Wrighr 04, Praise for “A History of Film” “The reason why I selected “A History of Film” over all of the other textbooks has to do with the basic approach of the subject of film as a developing art form while paying careful attention to film genres and history; the wrigt structure of the chapters; a clear and authoritative writing style that explains the interconnectivity of film as a global phenomenon; and the use of judiciously selected stills in support of the text.
Patrick Ripoll added it Jul 31, Substantially revised for the Sixth Edition, “A History of Film” is a comprehensive international survey of film from its beginnings to the present.
A History of Film
Table of contents Preface. Adds a chapter on “The Digital Future” in American film, bringing the text up-to-date with latest technological and industrial developments.
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Frances Li added it Jan 19, Refresh and try again. This Sixth Edition incorporates major revisions designed to improve the book’s focus and provide more balanced coverage. National Cinemas or Eurofilms?
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