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Unthinking Eurocentrism: Multiculturalism and the Media

Unthinking Eurocentrism: Multiculturalism and the Media

Ella Shohat, Robert Stam
May 20, 2014

Unthinking Eurocentrism, a seminal and award-winning work in postcolonial studies first published in 1994, explored Eurocentrism as an interlocking network of buried premises, embedded narratives, and submerged tropes that constituted a broadly shared epistemology. Within a transdisciplinary study,...

Genre and Hollywood

Genre and Hollywood

Steve Neale
December 16, 1999

Genre and Hollywood provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of genre. In this important new book, Steve Neale discusses all the major concepts, theories and accounts of Hollywood and genre, as well as the key genres which theorists have written about, from horror to the Western. He...

Cinema and Spectatorship

Cinema and Spectatorship

Judith Mayne
April 22, 1993

Cinema and Spectatorship is the first book to focus entirely on the history and role of the spectator in contemporary film studies. While 1970s film theory insisted on a distinction betweeen the cinematic subject and film-goers, Judith Mayne suggests that a very real friction between "subjects" and...

Narrative Comprehension and Film

Narrative Comprehension and Film

Edward Branigan
September 03, 1992

Narrative is one of the ways we organise and understnad the world. It is found everywhere: not only in films and books, but also in everday conversations and in the nonfictional discourses of journalists, historians, educators, psychologists, attorneys and many others.Edward Branigan presents a...

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