Film Theory: An Introduction

By: Lapsley, Robert, and Michael Westlake

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This one offers "for the first time, an accessible account of film theory, aimed at the cinemagoer and the student," in part tracing "the shift from Althusserian Marxism to Lacanian psychoanalysis as the dominant paradigms for discussing aesthetic questions." The wraps edition is all over the place, but this original hardcover is a little less common. Blue cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 248 pages (including afterword, notes, select bibliography, index). Bumped corners, lightly worn spine ends, slightly warped covers, in lightly edgeworn dust jacket w/light rubbing, a few impressions.

Title: Film Theory: An Introduction

Author Name: Lapsley, Robert, and Michael Westlake

Categories: Non-fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 1988

ISBN Number: 0 7190 1889 7

ISBN Number 13: 9780719018893

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: About Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good to Very Good

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 016040

Keywords: film theory, politics, films, movie, movies, cinema, semiotics, authorship, narrative, realism, avant-garde, motion pictures, Althusserian Marxism, Lacan, Lacanian psychoanalysis