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This book is a lively and provoking introduction to film theory. It is suitable for students from any discipline but is particularly aimed at students studying film and literature as it examines issues common to both subjects such as realism, illusionism, narration, point of view, style, semiotics, psychoanalysis and multiculturalism. It also includes coverage of theorists ...more
Paperback, 399 pages
Published 2011 by Eesti Kunstiakadeemia (first published January 1st 1389)
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Tim
I picked this book up at the campus library because I've recently become quite interested in silent cinema and this book has several brief sections on it, including a quick summary of the theories of folks like Jean Epstein and Sergei Eisenstein. I thought these sections were decent if somewhat sketchy, personally I would have liked to see more focus here but I guess brevity was necessary in order for Stam to cover an entire century of theory.

The other thing I found appealing about this book wa
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Nilo  Begi
این کار و ترجمه اش به شدت برای من غیر قابل هضم بود. این که ذهن من اطلاعات طبقه بندی شده رو دوست داره به کنار اما واقعا این که هرکدوم از مقاله ها توسط یه فرد ترجمه شده بود کمی اذیت می کرد به خصوص اون ترجمه ای که سعی کرده بود واژه سازی بکنه و من درک نمی کردم چرا وقتی یه واژه معادلش ساخته شده و متداوله باید از نو واژه ی دیگه ای براش ساخت این کمی آزار دهنده است وقتی الزام داره که اون معادل فارسی کاملا غلط باشه.

مطالب کتاب هم چون موضوع درش اولویت داره اطلاعات مختلف رو از جغرافیا و تاریخ های متفاوتی زی
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Amanda
At times Stam's summaries of other people's critical stances and theories was helpful (especially when so often you have to read confusing translations of the originals) but usually I would have preferred just an anthology of theory and the original articles rather than Stam's interpretations and opinions.
Christopher
The selection is very good, esp. in comparison with Braudy and Cohen (some overlap but some significant differences). Bob Stam's essays in particular are great on their own, as a positioning, and as introduction.
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I'm reading parts of this and find it very interesting, especially the articles about race and colonialism. I have not thought of film this way, and am so glad I found this at the good ole library.
Don
A good summary of several film theories over history. A good start!
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