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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
Length:
8,049 words
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Encyclopedia of Semiotics

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Language reference, Linguistics
Length:
2,588 words

Semiotic studies of cinema started in France in the 1960s and can be divided into two phases. The earlier phase ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
4,492 words
Illustration(s):
2

The development of cinema was closely linked to Western industrialization. It was exploited in Europe and the United States as ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Philosophy
Length:
2,696 words

Cinema occupies an important social, political, and economic role in numerous African countries. African cinema is not only a medium ...

Cinema, African

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Encyclopedia of Africa

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Current Version:
2010

According to popular legend, cinema was first introduced to Africa in 1896, after a stolen bioscope mysteriously made its ...

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
1,082 words

plays an important role in Italian cultural life, being both popular and respected as art and as entertainment. Even from ...

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World Encyclopedia

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
165 words

Motion pictures as an industry and artistic pursuit. For much of its history, cinema has been commercially dominated by Hollywood ...

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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
106 words
The Lumier brothers showed the first programme of films, projected by their Cinématographe, in Paris in 1895. The first public film show in the United Kingdom followed a few weeks later. ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,103 words

has been an important part of popular culture in Ireland since the earliest screenings of the Lumière Cinématographe programmes promoted ...

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
952 words

The connections between cinematic and literary culture have always been particularly close in France, from the Surrealists' fascination with ...

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The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
2,505 words

The cinema has pioneered more innovations in dramatic narrative than either of its fellow media, radio and television. Like ...

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Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
4,873 words

Hollywood and the Hit Parade have walked side by side since 1927 when Jack Robin stopped the audience at Coffee ...

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