9780415375146

Film as Social Practice IV (Studies in Culture and Communication)

Turner, Graeme

ISBN 10: 0415375142 / 0-415-37514-2
ISBN 13: 9780415375146
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:

This fourth edition of our bestselling classic text has been comprehensively updated and revised to include contemporary film analysis and recent films.

With a focus on contemporary popular cinema and examples from Classical Hollywood, Graeme Turner examines the social and cultural aspects of film from audiences and ideologies to exhibition and technology.

This fourth edition now includes:

  • new sections dealing with debates about spectacle and special effects
  • an extended treatment of sound and its contribution to cinema
  • film theory’s discussion of the representation of race and ethnicity
  • a thorough update of individual film references
  • a revised applications chapter that includes new contemporary examples
  • new illustrations from contemporary popular cinema.

Students of film studies, film practice and film theory will find this a welcome addition to their degree course studies.


About the Author:

Graeme Turner is Professor of Cultural Studies and Director of the Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. He has published many books on media and cultural studies including British Cultural Studies: An Introduction, Understanding Celebrity and The Film Cultures Reader.


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