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128 Textbooks & Monographs


ACTION!: Acting for Film and Television, Robert Benedetti. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  web-app.usc.edu/soc/syllabus/20103/18575.doc

American Cinema/American Culture, John Belton. Publisher: McGraw-Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.learner.org/exhibits/cinema/

Art of Technique, The: An Aesthetic Approach to Film and Video Production, John S. Douglass & Glenn P. Harnden. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  http://digitalarts.bgsu.edu/faculty/helliot/Fall15/artc3440_1/Reading1_aesthetics.pdf

Before the Nickelodeon: Edwin S. Porter and the Edison Manufacturing Company, Charles Musser: University of California Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft3q2nb2gw/

Between One and Many: The Art and Science of Public Speakin, Steven R. Brydon & Michael D. Scott, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0767430158/

Breaking in to the Movies: Film and the Culture of Politics, Henry A. Giroux. Blackwell Publishing (last updated: 29 Aug 2013)  http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0631226044.html

British Cinema in the 1980s - Issues and Themes, John Hill. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-874256-8

British Cinema of the 1950s - The Decline of Deference, Sue Harper & Vincent Porter. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-815934-X

Broadcast News Handbook: Writing, Reporting, & Producing in a Converging Media World, C.A. Tuggle, Forrest Carr, Suzanne Huffman. McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072853514/information_center_view0/

Broadcast Television Industry, The: (Part of the Allyn & Bacon Series in Mass Communication), James R. Walker & Douglas A. Ferguson. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Broadcast-Television-Industry-Allyn-Communication/dp/0205189504

Broadcast/Cable Copywriting, Peter B. Orlik. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Broadcast-Broadband-Copywriting-Peter-Orlik/dp/0205674526

Broadcasting, Cable, the Internet and Beyond: An Introduction to Modern Electronic Media, Joseph R. Dominick, Fritz Messere, & Barry L. Sherman, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072493836/information_center_view0/

Building Basic News Sites, Thomas Lieb, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/007247078x/

Cable and Satellite Television Industries, The: (Part of the Allyn & Bacon Series in Mass Communicat, Patrick R. Parsons & Robert M. Frieden. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Cable-Satellite-Television-Industries-Communication/dp/0205200133

Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema, Martin M. Winkler. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-513004-9

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Communicating at Work: Principles and Practices for Business and Professions, Ronald B. Adler & Jeanne Marquardt Elmhorst, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072400722/

Communicating in Groups: Applications and Skills, Katherine L. Adams & Gloria J. Galanes, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072483881/

Communication in a Changing World, Bethami A. Dobkin & Roger C. Pace, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072332123/information_center_view0/

Communication Theories: Perspectives, Processes, and Contexts, Katherine Miller, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0767405005/

Community Practice and Digital Social Change, Doug Schuler and Helena Meyer-Knapp, Evening and Weekend Studies, The Evergreen State College (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.scn.org/edu/tesc-ds/2003-2004/fall/schedule.html

Companion to Film Theory, A, Toby Miller & Robert Stam. Blackwell Publishing From the Website: This volume of specially commissioned work by experts in the field of film studies provides a comprehensive overview of the field. Its international and interdisciplinary approach will have a broad appeal to those interested in this multifaceted subject.

  • Provides a major collection of specially commissioned work by experts in the field of film studies.
  • Represents material under a variety of headings, including class, race, gender, queer theory, nation, stars, ethnography, authorship, and spectatorship.
  • Offers an international approach to the subject, including coverage of topics such as genre, image, sound, editing, culture industries, early cinema, classical Hollywood, and TV relations and technology.
  • Includes concise chapter-by-chapter accounts of the background and current approaches to each topic, followed by a prognostication on the future.
  • Considers cinema studies in relation to other forms of knowledge, such as critical studies, anthropology, and literature.
  (last updated: 19 Oct 2013)  http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0631206450.html

Computers in Language and Rhetoric, Samantha Blackmon, English, Purdue University (last updated: 14 Jan 2019)  http://samanthablackmon.net/courses/fa15/ENGL605/?page_id=6

Consuming Television: Television and its Audiences, Bob Mullan. Blackwell Publishing (last updated: 30 Aug 2013)  http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0631202331.html

Converging Media: An Introduction to Mass Communication, John Pavlik & Shawn McIntosh. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Converging-Media-Introduction-Mass-Communication/dp/019934230X

Creating Online Media, Carole Rich, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/comm/rich2/

Creative Postproduction: Editing, Sound, Visual Effects, and Music for Film and Video, Robert Benedetti, Michael Brown, Bernie Laramie, & Patrick Williams. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Creative-Postproduction-Editing-Visual-Effects/dp/0205375758

Critical Approaches to Writing About Film, John E. Moscowitz. Publisher: Prentice Hall (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Critical-Approaches-Writing-About-Film/dp/0130837075

Designing and Producing the Television Commercial, Larry Elin & Alan Lapides. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Designing-Producing-Television-Commercial-Larry/dp/0205365388

Digital Photojournalism, Susan Zavoina & John Davidson. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Digital-Photojournalism-Susan-Zavoina/dp/0205332404

Director 8 and Lingo Authorized, Phil Gross. Publisher: Macromedia Press (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Director-8-Lingo-Authorized-3rd/dp/0201702622

Documentary - A History of the Non-Fiction Film Second Revised Edition, Erik Barnouw. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-507898-5

Dynamics of Mass Communication: Media in the Digital Age, Joseph R. Dominick, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072407662/

English Heritage, English Cinema - Costume Drama Since 1980, Andrew Higson. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-925902-X

Film and Literature: An Introduction and Reader, Timothy Corrigan. Publisher: Prentice Hall (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Film-Literature-Introduction-Timothy-Corrigan/dp/0415560101

Film Art: An Introduction, Kristen Thompson & David Bordwell, McGraw Hill (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Film-Art-Introduction-David-Bordwell/dp/0073535109

Film History: An Introduction, 2/e, Kristen Thompson & David Bordwell, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0070384290/

Film Noir, Andrew Spicer. Publisher: Longman (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Film-Noir-Insider-Andrew-Spicer/dp/0582437121

Film Studies - Critical Approaches, John Hill & Pamela Church Gibson. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-874280-0

Film Theory and Criticism Seventh Edition, Leo Braudy & Marshall Cohen. Oxford University Press (last updated: 30 Aug 2013)  http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780195365627.do

Film Theory and Philosophy, Richard Allen & Murray Smith. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-815921-8

FILM, FORM, & CULTURE, Robert Phillip Kolker. Publisher: McGraw-Hill (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Film-Form-Culture-Robert-Kolker/dp/1138845728

Film, Form, and Culture, Robert Phillip Kolker, McGraw Hill (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Film-Form-Culture-Robert-Kolker/dp/1138845728

Film: An International History of the Medium, Robert Sklar. Publisher: Prentice Hall (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Film-International-History-Medium-2nd/dp/0130340499

First Look at Communication Theory, A, A survey of major communication theories, including humanistic, scientific, classical, and contemporary theories. By Em Griffin. From the Website: This best selling text analyzes the major communication theories at a level appropriate for both lower and upper level courses. The material is presented in a coherent manner and strikes a balance between humanistic, scientific, classical, and contemporary theories. (In contrast to previous editions--no theories have been dropped.) Ethics are covered throughout the text. A First Look at Communication Theory is the most widely used textbook for the communication theory course. (last updated: 19 Oct 2013)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/007248392x/information_center_view0/

French Cinema in the 1990s - Continuity and Difference, Phil Powrie. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-815957-9

From Concept to Screen: An Overview of Film and Television Production, Robert Benedetti. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Concept-Screen-Overview-Television-Production/dp/0205327435

Fundamentals of Media Effects, Jennings Bryant & Susan Thompson (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072435763/

Global Television and Film - An Introduction to the Economics of the Business, Colin Hoskins, Stuart McFadyen, & Adam Finn. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-871147-6

Global Television: An Introduction, Christopher Joh Barker. Blackwell Publishing (last updated: 30 Aug 2013)  http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0631201505.html

Hard Day's Night, A: The Ultimate Film Guide, Lorraine Rolston & Andy Murray. Publisher: Longman (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Hard-Days-Night-Ultimate-Guide/dp/0582432456

History of Film, A, Jack C. Ellis & Virginia Wright Wexman. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1083700.A_History_of_Film

History of French Literature, A, David A. Coward. Blackwell Publishing From the Website: provides a complete history of the literature of France from its origins to the present day, taking us beyond traditional definitions of ‘literature' into the world of the best-seller and, beyond words, to graphic fiction and cinema

  • Presents a definitive history of the literature of France from its origins to the present day.
  • Incorporates coverage of Francophone writing in Europe, Canada, the West Indies and North and Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Links the development of literature to the mentalities and social conditions which produced it.
  • Takes us beyond “literature” to study graphic fiction, cinema and the bestseller.
  • Maps the rise of the Intellectual, and in so doing charts a progression from literary doctrine to critical theory.
(last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470751959.html

Hitchcock's America, Jonathan Freedman & Richard H. Millington. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-511906-1

Hollywood Cinema, Richard Maltby. Blackwell Publishing (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631216154&site=1

Hollywood Genres: Formulas, Filmmaking, and The Studio System, Thomas Schatz, McGraw Hill (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Hollywood-Genres-Formulas-Filmmaking-Studio/dp/0075536234

How to Read A Film Website, Background and additional info on James Monaco's How To Read a Film: The Multimedia Edition. (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.readfilm.com/

How To Watch Television, An anthology of essays in television studies, edited by Ethan Thompson and Jason Mittell. From the Website: How to Watch Television brings together forty original essays from today’s leading scholars on television culture, writing about the programs they care (and think) the most about. Each essay focuses on a particular television show, demonstrating one way to read the program and, through it, our media culture. The essays model how to practice media criticism in accessible language, providing critical insights through analysis—suggesting a way of looking at TV that students and interested viewers might emulate. The contributors discuss a wide range of television programs past and present, covering many formats and genres, spanning fiction and non-fiction, broadcast and cable, providing a broad representation of the programs that are likely to be covered in a media studies course. While the book primarily focuses on American television, important programs with international origins and transnational circulation are also covered. Addressing television series from the medium’s earliest days to contemporary online transformations of television, How to Watch Television is designed to engender classroom discussion among television critics of all backgrounds.   (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/How-Watch-Television-Ethan-Thompson/dp/0814763987

Imag(in)ing Otherness - Filmic Visions of Living Together, S. Brent Plate & David Jasper. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-7885-0593-9

Inside the Communication Revolution - Evolving Patterns of Social and Technical Interaction, Robin Mansell. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-829656-8

Introduction to Film, An,, Thomas Sobchack & Vivian Sobchack. Publisher: Longman (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Introduction-Film-2nd-Thomas-Sobchack/dp/067339302X

Introduction to Mass Communication: Media Literacy and Culture, Stanley J. Baran, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072827580/information_center_view0/

Introduction to Telecommunications, Kimberly B. Massey & Stanley J. Baran, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.mhhe.com/mayfieldpub/massey/

Landscapes of Resistance: The German Films of Dani, Barton Byg. University of California Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft4m3nb2jk/

Light Moving in Time: Studies in the Visual Aesthetics of Avant-Garde Film, William C. Wees. University of California Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft438nb2fr/

Madbook.com, A student textbook exchange. List your books for other students to buy. (last updated: 7 Sep 2011)  http://whois.domaintools.com/madbook.com

Making Movies Black - The Hollywood Message Movie from World War II to the Civil Rights Era, Thomas Cripps. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-507669-9

Mass Media Mass Culture, James R. Wilson & S. Roy Wilson. McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/comm/wilson5/index.mhtml

May 68 in French Fiction and Film - Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation, Margaret Atack. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-871515-3

McGraw-Hill Film Viewer’s Guide, The, David Bordwell's companion to Film Art. A companion to Film Art. (last updated: 19 Oct 2013)  http://www.mhhe.com/HumanitiesStudio/8/FilmGoersGuide.pdf

Media and Entertainment Industries, The: Readings in Mass Communications, Albert N. Greco. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Media-Entertainment-Industries-Readings-Communications/dp/0205300103

Media and Society in the Twentieth Century: A Historical Introduction, Lyn Gorman & David McLean. Blackwell Publishing (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://books.google.com.co/books?id=51wXwwomhkQC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Media+and+Society+in+the+Twentieth+Century:+A+Historical+Introduction&hl=en&sa=X&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=Media%20and%20Society%20in%20the%20Twentieth%20Century%3A%20A%20Historical%20Introduction&f=false

Media Ethics: Issues and Cases, Philip Patterson & Lee Wilkins, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072373881/

Media in Your Life, The: An Introduction to Mass Communication, Jean Folkerts & Stephen Lacy. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Media-Your-Life-Introduction-Communication/dp/020552365X

Media Occupations and Professions - A Reader, Jeremy Tunstall. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-874246-0

Media Studies: Texts, Institutions, and Audiences, Lisa Taylor & Andrew Willis. Blackwell Publishing (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0631200274.html

Media Writer's Handbook: A Guide to Common Editing and Writing Problems, George Arnold, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072481951/

Milestones in Mass Communication Research, Shearon A. Lowery & Melvin L. DeFleur. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 7 Sep 2011)  http://books.google.com/books/about/Milestones_in_mass_communication_researc.html?id=VvLwAAAAMAAJ

Mobilizing the Information Society - Strategies for Growth and Opportunity, Robin Mansell & W. Edward Steinmueller. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-829556-1

Moviegoing in America: A Sourcebook in the History of Film Exhibition, Gregory Waller. Blackwell Publishing (last updated: 30 Aug 2013)  http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0631225919.html

Movies and Meaning: An Introduction to Film, Stephen Prince. Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Movies-Meaning-Introduction-Film-6th/dp/020521102X

Moving Pictures - A New Theory of Film Genres, Feelings, and Cognition, Torben Grodal. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-815983-8

Moving Places: A Life at the Movies, Jonathan Rosenbaum. University of California Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft3s2005n8/

Narrative in Fiction and Film - An Introduction, Jakob Lothe. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-875232-6

New Media - An Introduction, Terry Flew. Oxford University Press (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/New-Media-Introduction-Terry-Flew/dp/0195551494

New Media and American Politics, Richard Davis & Diana Owen. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-512060-4

News Reporting and Writing, Melvin Mencher, McGraw Hill (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Melvin-Menchers-News-Reporting-Writing/dp/0073511994

News Writing and Reporting, Bruce D. Itule & Douglas A. Anderson, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072492120/

Novel to Film - An Introduction to the Theory of Adaptation, Brian McFarlane. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-871150-6

Persuasion In The Media Age, Timothy A. Borchers, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0767415418/

POST: The Theory and Technique of Digital Nonlinear Motion Picture Editing, C. Melinda Levin & Fred P. Watkins. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/POST-Technique-Digital-Nonlinear-Picture/dp/020533525X

Principles of Electronic Media, William R. Davie & James R. Upshaw. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Principles-Electronic-Media-William-Davie/dp/0205449751

Radio, Television and Modern Life, Paddy Scannell. Blackwell Publishing (last updated: 30 Aug 2013)  http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0631198741.html

Reading Digital Culture, David Trend. Blackwell Publishing (last updated: 30 Aug 2013)  http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0631223010.html

Screen Histories - A `Screen' Reader, Annette Kuhn & Jackie Stacey. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-815949-8

Screenwriting for Film and Television, William Miller. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Screenwriting-Film-Television-William-Miller/dp/0205272991

Seeing Anthropology: Cultural Anthropology Through Film, Karl G. Heider. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Seeing-Anthropology-Cultural-through-Film/dp/0205333877

Short Guide to Writing About Film, A, Timothy Corrigan. Publisher: Longman (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Short-Guide-Writing-about-Guides/dp/0205236391

Short History of the Movies, A, Gerald Mast & Bruce F. Kawin. Publisher: Longman (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Short-History-Movies-Abridged-11th/dp/0205210627

Shots in the Mirror - Crime Films and Society, Nicole Hahn Rafter. Oxford University Press (last updated: 31 Aug 2013)  http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780195175066.do

Silent Film and the Triumph of the American Myth, Paula Marantz Cohen. Oxford University Press (last updated: 31 Aug 2013)  http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780195140941.do

Sitcom, The, By Jeremy G. Butler. A book in the Routledge Television Guidebooks series. Published 2019.

From the Website: Jeremy Butler studies our love-hate relationship with the durable sitcom, analyzing the genre’s position as a major media artifact within American culture and providing a historical overview of its evolution in the USA. Everyone loves the sitcom genre; and yet, paradoxically, everyone hates the sitcom, too. This book examines themes of gender, race, ethnicity, and the family that are always at the core of humor in our culture, tracking how those discourses are embedded in the sitcom’s relatively rigid storytelling structures. Butler pays particular attention to the sitcom’s position in today’s post-network media landscape and sample analyses of Sex and the City, Black-ish, The Simpsons, and The Andy Griffith Show illuminate how the sitcom is infused with foundational American values.

(last updated: 14 Dec 2019)  https://www.routledge.com/The-Sitcom/Butler/p/book/9781138850965

Soul of Cinema, The: An Appreciation of Film Music, Larry M. Timm. Publisher: Prentice Hall (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Soul-Cinema-Appreciation-Film-Music/dp/0130304654

Spanish Cinema - The Auteurist Tradition, Peter Evans. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-818414-X

Spyscreen - Espionage on Film and TV from the 1930s to the 1960s, Toby Miller. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-815952-8

Stars and Masculinities in Spanish Cinema - From Banderas to Bardem, Chris Perriam. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-815996-X

Telecommunications: Radio, Television and Movies in the Digital Age, Lynne Gross, McGraw Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072492260/

Television and New Media Audiences, Ellen Seiter. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-871141-7

Television Field Production and Reporting, Frederick Shook. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Television-Field-Production-Reporting-Shook/dp/0205111580

Television: Visual Storytelling and Screen Culture, Videography, editing, acting, set design, lighting and sound are analyzed and explained in terms of how they are used to tell stories, present news, and sell products to TV viewers.

From the Website: Television: Visual Storytelling and Screen Culture has been called the “best textbook on television available today” (Ellen Seiter, USC). Its main goal is to encourage readers to think critically about TV. Written by Jeremy G. Butler and originally published in 1994, its fifth edition was released in February 2018. (Editions one through four were subtitled, “Critical Methods and Applications.”)

(last updated: 13 Dec 2019)  http://tvcrit.com/

The Art of Watching Films, Joe Boggs & Dennis W. Petrie, McGraw Hill (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Art-Watching-Films-Dennis-Petrie/dp/0073386170

The Art of Watching Films, Joe Boggs & Dennis W Petrie. Publisher: McGraw-Hill (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072556269/information_center_view0/

The Elements of Writing About Literature and Film, Elizabeth McMahan, Robert Funk, & Susan X Day. Publisher: Longman (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Writing-About-Literature-Film/dp/0023279540

The Films of Luis Bu, Peter William Evans. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-815906-4

The Major Film Theories - An Introduction, J. D. Andrew. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-501991-1

The Media of Mass Communication 2003 Update, John Vivian. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/media-of-mass-communication-2003-update-john-vivian/1101894523

The Oxford Guide to Film Studies, John Hill & Pamela Church Gibson. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-871124-7

The Oxford History of World Cinema, Geoffrey Nowell-Smith. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-874242-8

The Video Performer, Gary Dreibelbis. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Video-Performer-Gary-Dreibelbis/dp/0205358659

The Virtual Self: A Contemporary Sociology, Ben Agger. Blackwell Publishing (last updated: 31 Aug 2013)  http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0631216480.html

Thinking About Movies: Watching, Questioning, Enjoying, Peter Lehman & William Luhr. Blackwell Publishing (last updated: 7 Sep 2011)  http://books.google.com/books?id=Vy1VQsVFKTMC&dq=Thinking%2BAbout&ie=ISO-8859-1&source=gbs_gdata

TVCrit.com, The companion Website for Television: Visual Storytelling and Screen Culture. By Jeremy Butler (NY: Routledge). Videography, editing, acting, set design, lighting and sound are analyzed and explained in terms of how they are used to tell stories, present news, and sell products to TV viewers. This student-friendly text provides critical and historical contexts, discussing how critical methods have been applied to the medium and highlighting the evolution of television style. Formerly titled, Television: Critical Methods and Applications. (last updated: 8 Dec 2019)  http://www.TVCrit.com

Video Field Production and Editing, Ronald J. Compesi. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Video-Production-Editing-Ronald-Compesi/dp/0205483356

Virtual Society? Technology, Cyberbole, Reality, Steve Woolgar. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-924876-1

Ways In: Approaches To Reading and Writing about Literature and Film, Gilbert H. Muller & John A. Williams, McGraw Hill (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Ways-Approaches-Reading-Writing-Literature/dp/0072512903

World War II, Film, and History, John Whiteclay Chambers & David Culbert. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-509967-2

Writing for the Media, Francois Nel. Oxford University Press (last updated: 12 Apr 2011)  http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-578414-6

Writing for the Media: Film, Television, Video, and Radio, P. Rubenstein & M. Maloney. Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (last updated: 22 Sep 2016)  https://www.amazon.com/Writing-Media-Television-Video-Radio/dp/0139715088


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