The Film Experience: An Introduction

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The second edition of this accessible book continues to examine how we can extract a broad range of meanings from the films we watch. With an improved structure, better pedagogy and more examples from popular film, this new edition continues to give students of film the vocabulary, context and critical tools they need for serious film study.

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TIMOTHY CORRIGAN is Professor of Cinema Studies, English, and History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania. His numerous books include New German Film: The Displaced Image, A Cinema without Walls: Movies and Culture after Vietnam, The Films of Werner Herzog: Between Mirage and History, A Short Guide to Writing about Film 4e, and Film and Literature: An Introduction and Reader. He is also one of the three editors of the journal Adaptation: The Journal of Literature on Screen Studies and serves on the editorial board of Cinema Journal. He has taught film at the University of Amsterdam, Temple University, University of Iowa, and at campuses in Tokyo, Rome, Paris, and London.

PATRICIA WHITE is Associate Professor and Chair of the Program in Film and Media Studies at Swarthmore College. She is the author of Uninvited: Classical Hollywood Cinema and Lesbian Representability and numerous articles and chapters on film theory and culture.

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'Rather than the often dry or unwelcoming books on the history of cinema which occasionally appear to daunt the budding film scholar, this book recognises that not everyone goes to watch French arthouse films in darkened cinemas with just a handful of others...With chapters covering editing, sound, genre, critical theories and how to write a film essay, this is a fantastic starting point for anyone who perhaps wants to take their love of film a step further to take a course on the subject or even become a critic.' - Jonathan Melville, Edinburgh Evening News

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