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On Thu, 28 Nov 1996 17:27:44 +0000 () Leo Enticknap=20
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> At the request of my thesis supervisor, Dr. Duncan Petrie, I am posting=
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> the following plug for our new course (apologies if text formatting is=20
> up the swanny; this was imported from a rather exotic wordprocessor=20
> format!).
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> Leo
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> THE BILL DOUGLAS CENTRE=20
> FOR THE HISTORY OF CINEMA AND POPULAR CULTURE
> University of Exeter
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> NEW MA PROGRAMME=20
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> THE HISTORY OF CINEMA AND POPULAR CULTURE
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> An Exciting New Initiative=20
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> The taught component of this programme will examine the history and=20
> prehistory of cinema and related popular forms. The mode of analysis=20
> will be interdisciplinary, focusing on the interdependence of economic,=
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> technological, ideological, political and aesthetic factors on the=20
> development of cinema at key historical moments of transition and=20
> crisis.
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> In addition to the taught modules students will research and write a=20
> dissertation of 20,000 words. Training in handling and interpretation=20
> of artefacts and other resources will form a further integral part of=20
> the programme.
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> A Unique Research Resource
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> The programme has been made possible by the massive potential of the=20
> Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection, comprising tens of thousands=20
> of books, periodicals, programmes, posters, sheet music, cigarette=20
> cards, toys and games relating to cinema, in addition to 19th-century=20
> pre-cinema artefacts such as zoetropes, magic lanterns, panoramas and=20
> other optical toys and devices.=20
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> This is the second largest subject library in the country after=20
> the British Film Institute, and the third largest freely-accessible=20
> collection of artefacts and ephemera. A public museum displaying many=20
> of the Collection=92s treasures will open at the Centre in 1997.
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> Programme Director=09=09Dr Duncan Petrie, Director of the Centre
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> Further Information From=09=09Postgraduate Secretary
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> Studies=20
> =09=09=09=09=09University of Exeter
> =09=09=09=09=09Queen=92s Building
> =09=09=09=09=09Queen=92s Drive
> =09=09=09=09=09EXETER EX4 4QH
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> =09=09Telephone:=09++44 1392 264263=09
> =09=09Fax:=09=09=09++44 1392 264361
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> =09=09WWW: =09=09http://www.ex.ac.uk/bill.douglas/
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> Leo Enticknap
> PhD student, Bill Douglas Centre for the History of Cinema and Popular=20
> Culture
> *** look at our website on=20
> http://www.ex.ac.uk/bill.douglas/ ***
> University of Exeter, UK
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Leo Enticknap
Bill Douglas Centre for the History of Cinema and Popular Culture
*** look at our website on http://www.ex.ac.uk/bill.douglas/ ***
University of Exeter, UK
 
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