Manchester Film Studies is a growing collection of currently163 books written by leading names in the field as well as one journal: Film Studies. It covers all aspects of film studies from volumes on a wide range of British, French, Spanish and Latin American filmmakers to debates and issues that are informing current practice in film and screen studies.
This collection aims to help readers develop an understanding of how film engages with socio-cultural and political concerns, placing films in their historical context as well as covering current debates and future challenges for cinema as a medium. Manchester Film Studies will enable readers to explore many aspects of theoretical and historical film studies as well as critical approaches to classical and contemporary films.
Thanks to a collaborative purchase between the Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics Faculty Library, the Connell Fund and ebooks@cambridge, members of Cambridge University now have full text access to all of the ebooks within this collection, on and off-campus, via iDiscover or directly via Manchester Hive, MUPs online platform.
Here is a small selection of titles available within the collection to tantalise the film buffs amongst you. Access is via the links below the cover images:
- Tears of laughter : comedy-drama in 1990s British cinema
- Hispanic and Lusophone women filmmakers
- Derek Jarman
- Cinema – Italy
- The British working class in postwar film
- Algerian national cinema
- The playboy and James Bond
- Reframing difference : Beur and banlieue filmmaking in France
Catalogue records are available in iDiscover now for the titles which have already been published in this collection, with further titles/MARC records being added as they are published online.
As usual, please contact email@example.com if you have any questions about this collection or any other aspect of ebook provision at the University.