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Kristin Thompson

Autor(a) de Film Art: An Introduction

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About the Author

Kristin Thompson is an Honorary Fellow in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Associated Works

The Cinematic Apparatus (1985) — Contribuinte — 13 cópias
Functions of Film Sound [2013 documentary] (2013) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)


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یکی از بهترین کتاب‌هایی که خوندم... یه جوری بود که هیچ احساس کمبودی نمی‌کنی از یه کتاب مرجع و انقدر روون نوشته شده و انقدر خوب با روابط علت و معلولی اجتماعی، سیاسی و تکنولوژی پیش می‌ره که هی جذب می‌شی این کتاب رو ادامه بدی. نمی‌دونم دیوید بوردول و کریستین تامپسن تو عمرشون چه‌قدر کتاب خوندند و فیلم دیدند تا تونستن این کتاب رو بنویسند. خیلی خوشحال شدم که تونستم این کتاب رو بخونم و یه توفیق اجباری شد.… (mais)
Mahdi.Lotfabadi | Oct 16, 2022 |
Good overview, well-written. Analysis of films, many of them well-known to anyone interested in film, but also with a few "Haven't seen this, but now I'd like to check it out". Ample illustrations. For those who want to go more in-depth, there are references to blog entries. It's a textbook, not literature, but for what it is, it's very good.
HenrySt123 | outras 6 resenhas | Jul 19, 2021 |
"Film is an art form with a language and an aesthetic all its own. Since 1979, David Bordwell's and Kristin Thompson's Film Art has been the best-selling and widely respected introduction to the analysis of cinema. While it continues to provide the best introduction to the fundamentals of serious film study, the eighth edition has been revised be more classroom friendly by introducing film techniques earlier in the text, followed by the chapters on Film Genres. Supported by a text-specific Tutorial CD-ROM with video clips, Film Art is automatically packaged with this outstanding student learning tool"… (mais)
Centre_A | outras 6 resenhas | Nov 27, 2020 |
A book-length analysis of the Jeeves and Wooster stories using all the tools and techniques of the academic critic might seem like a case of overkill to some readers, and Thompson has hit upon probably the worst title of any of the secondary works on Wodehouse. Despite that, this is a very interesting book for Wodehouse enthusiasts.

Where other writers have looked mainly at Wodehouse's language, Thompson (whose speciality is normally film studies) is primarily interested in the way Wodehouse constructs the plots of his stories (although she does include a final chapter on language as well). She discusses what we can learn from his notes and manuscripts about Wodehouse's working methods when developing Jeeves stories, and analyses the stories, plays and novels in detail to explore how the plots evolved over the course of Wodehouse's long career.

Thompson has been careful to write for the general reader, avoiding all but the most essential academic jargon, and the book is bound and printed in an attractive way that ought to appeal to most collectors. She doesn't reach any really radical conclusions: the core of her argument seems to be the rather uncontroversial assertion that Wodehouse is playing around with and defamiliarising literary clichés in his plots in the same way that he does in his language.
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thorold | Sep 17, 2011 |


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