Approaches to Popular Film

Approaches to Popular Film

By: Mark Jancovich (editor), Joanne Hollows (editor)Paperback

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An invaluable introduction to popular film and the way in which it is studied, this book brings together the critical approaches and issues that have sought to define popular film from the 1950s to the present day.

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Joanne Hollows is Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at Nottingham Trent University Mark Jancovich is Reader and Director of the Institute of Film Studies at the University of Nottingham


Introduction - constructing cultural distinctions, Joanne Hollows and Mark Jancovich; mass culture theory and political economy, Joanne Hollows; auter criticism, Ken Page; genre criticism, Peter Hutchings; stars and performance, Paul MacDonald; historical poetics, Henry Jenkins; post-structuralism, Val Hill; feminism, Lisa Taylor; cultural studies, Andy Willis.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/03/1995
  • ISBN13: 9780719043932
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9780719043932
  • weight: 308
  • ISBN10: 071904393X

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