Genre, Gender, Race and World Cinema: An Anthology
September 2006, ©2006, Wiley-Blackwell
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- A major anthology geared towards course use, which covers key concepts in film studies through analysis of important films from American, Asian, European and African cinema.
- Features innovative use of four topics - genre, gender, race, and world cinema - to introduce concepts and encourage critical discussion.
- Combines formal, historical, cultural, and theoretical approaches to study.
- Analyzes how film represents and influences individual and societal constructs of identity.
- Uses selected readings to introduce inter-textual relations between the readings and the films they discuss.
- Contains section introductions that map the themes and histories of each topic, and raise theoretical issues specific to each.