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Understanding Representation (Understanding the Moving Image) by Wendy Helsby

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Published by British Film Institute .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Media studies,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Mass Media - General,
  • Performing Arts / General,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8955948M
ISBN 101844570800
ISBN 109781844570805

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