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Cinema and Spectatorship
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Judith Mayne
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-09-11 - Publisher: Routledge

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 "viewers" is in
Cinema and Spectatorship
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Judith Mayne
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-09-11 - Publisher: Routledge

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 "viewers" is in
Making Sense of Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: CarrieLynn D. Reinhard, Christopher J. Olson
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-25 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

There are a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches to researching how film spectators make sense of film texts, from the film text itself, the psychological traits and sociocultural group memberships of the viewer, or even the location and surroundings of the viewer. However, we can only understand the agency
Cinematic Geographies and Multicultural Spectatorship in America
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Amy Lynn Corbin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-30 - Publisher: Springer

Exploration, intertwined with home-seeking, has always defined America. Corbin argues that films about significant cultural landscapes in America evoke a sense of travel for their viewers. These virtual travel experiences from the mid-1970s through the 1990s built a societal map of "popular multiculturalism" through a movie-going experience.
Hollywood Spectatorship
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Melvyn Stokes, Richard Maltby
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-25 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This is an examination of the concepts of spectatorship in the light of historical accounts of audience reception. The book looks at how audiences have historically talked about Hollywood movies, and the ways in which 'word-of-mouth' responses have affected the reception of individual movies.