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HIST/HUMAN 230: Cinematic Terms & Film Criticism

Films in American Culture - Carmen Hoover

Yale Film Studies

For an extended discussion of terms along with visual analysis, please investigate http://filmanalysis.yctl.org/ . Highly recommended for all students, but visual learners will benefit the most.

Perverse Spectators: The Practices of Film Reception

Perverse Spectators:  The Practices of Film Reception by Janet Staiger is an ebook.  In it, Staiger explores her theory "that it is contextual factors, more than textual ones, that  account for the experiences that spectators have watching films and televsion and for the uses to which those experiences are put in navigating our everyday lives". 

Click on http://www.netlibrary.com/Reader/ to view this book.  You will need to enter your student ID and last name if you're using an off-campus computer.