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Film Criticism: Books

A guide to Film Criticism resources at Alkek Library.

Books & Printed Indices

Print indexes provide citations to articles. You'll need to use the Catalog or Periodicals list in conjunction to check to see if we have a particular journal, magazine, or newspaper.

These are selected materials on film other than indices and are located upstairs in the regular collection on 5th (A-J), 6th (K-Q), and 7th floors (R-Z).

Awake in the Dark: An Anthology of American Film Criticism PN1995 .A86

Classic Cinema: Essays in Criticism PN 1994 .S614

Critical Focus: An Introduction to Film PN 1994 .B544

Directors and their Films PN1998 .B85 1993

Encyclopedia of Novels into Film  PN1997.85 .T54 1998

Fact File: American Film Institute Education Service OVERSIZE 6th floor PN1994 .A43 1979

Film as Film: Understanding and Judging Movies PN1994 .P394 1993

Film Genre: Theory and Criticism PN1994 .F439135 1999

Film Quarterly: Forty Years online full-text PN1995 .F465

Film Review Annual PN1995 .F465

Films by Genre PN1998 .L63 1993

Encyclopedia of Great Movies Oversize Shelves, Floor 6 PN1993.45 .E53 1985b

Guide to Critical Reviews 

New York Times Film Reviews 1970-2002  PN1995 .N4 (older years same call number shelved on 6th floor)

New York Times Encyclopedia of Film Oversize shelves, 6th floor PN1993 .N465 1984

Primal Screen: Essays on Film and Related Subjects PN1995 .S354

Screen Arts: A Guide to Film and Television Appreciation PN1994 .F45

Seeing through Movies PN1994 .S47 1990



World Cat

Indexes items owned by libraries throughout the U.S. and parts of the world.  Useful if you want to see "what's out there" or if you want to see where you can find an item in another Texas Library.

Search for Books & More in the Library:

Use the Library Catalog to search for print resources, multimedia resources, and ebooks. The Library Catalog also provides location and availability details. Use quotation marks for "phrase searching"


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