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A Short History of Film
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Wheeler Winston Dixon Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
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A Short History of Film

Wheeler Winston Dixon Gwendolyn Audrey Foster


Rutgers University Press

Film, TV & Radio;
Film theory & criticism;
Film movie guides & reviews;
Media studies


496 pages

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With more than 250 images, new information on international cinema-especially Polish, Chinese, Russian, Canadian, and Iranian filmmakers-an expanded section on African-American filmmakers, updated discussions of new works by major American directors, and a new section on the rise of comic book movies and computer generated special effects, this is the most up to date resource for film history courses in the twenty-first century.

By:   Wheeler Winston Dixon, Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
Imprint:   Rutgers University Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   3rd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm, 
ISBN:   9780813595122
ISBN 10:   0813595126
Pages:   496
Publication Date:   March 2018
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

WHEELER WINSTON DIXON is the James Ryan Professor of Film Studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He is the author of many books, including Black and White Cinema: A Short History (Rutgers University Press), and an internationally known experimental filmmaker. GWENDOLYN AUDREY FOSTER is Willa Cather Professor of English at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. She is coeditor of the book series Quick Takes: Movies and Popular Culture from Rutgers University Press, and the author of many books, articles, and experimental videos.

This is the film history book we've been waiting for. --David Sterritt chairman, National Society of Film Critics A new history of international film at an affordable price. Nothing like those text book prices for a change. Includes perspectives on women and minorities in film along with innovations in technology, genres, studios, and conglomerates. --Stephanie Ogle Cinema Books A Short History of Film is a comprehensive and detailed overview of the last 100 years of international film history. It will prove to be a useful reference tool for all students of film, both in and out of the classroom. --Paula J. Massood Brooklyn College, CUNY

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