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Published: 13 May 2020

608 Pages


ISBN: 9780198832096

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A Dictionary of Film Studies

Second Edition

Annette Kuhn and Guy Westwell

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  • Over 550 informative A to Z entries detailing all aspects of the study of films and cinema, completely revised and updated for this new edition
  • Exhaustive coverage of film history, theory, and production, including genres and movements, national cinemas, and key technical terms
  • More than 40 entries new to this edition, including chiaroscuro, disability, ecocinema, identity, portmanteau film, useful cinema, and film in Vietnam
  • Features detailed and up-to-date articles on national and international cinemas for a fully global coverage
  • Includes easy-to-navigate indices and numerous web links to supplement the text

New to this Edition:

  • More than 40 entries new to this edition, including film in the Baltic States, chiaroscuro, disability, ecocinema, identity, modern language studies and film, and useful cinema
  • All entries on national cinemas from around the world have been fully revised and updated to keep them as current as possible

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