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Film and Television: Reference Materials

Guide to resources and research help related to Film and Television Studies.

Reference Materials

Reference materials are an excellent way to gather background information on your subject areas and to acquaint yourself with a particular topic. Click on the links below to discover some of the reference materials available relating to Film and Television.

Film and Television Theory | Handbooks | Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

The books listed below are a selection of works that can give you a general overview of film theory; for more theory guides, and for in-depth works on specific film and television theory areas (Feminist theory, Marxist theory, Postmodernism, etc.), please visit the Library catalog.

Each of these handbooks serves as a brief and easy-to-use guide to various aspects of film and television theory, containing entries on film and television history, theory, movements and more.

The titles below represent a chronological selection of the Film and Television-related handbooks in the Library. For more, please search the Library catalog.

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