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FREN 470/350: Nationality & Identity: History & Criticism

This guide will help you in Professor Fallon's Spring 2015 course, Nationality & Identity

Featured Books

Subject Searching

Be sure to look at subjects listed for any books or articles you like! You can find those on the librarycatalog page for a book or on the database page for a specific article and most of the time they are links you can click on. Some useful book subjects are:

Useful Websites

Criterion Collection
Descriptions and criticism of classic films.
Reviews, interviews and other resources.

Film Archives Worldwide
List of moving image archives and research centers from the Library of Congress

Glossary of Filmographic Terms
Created by the Federation Internationale des Archives du Film.

Online encyclopedia, best lists, director filmographies, milestones, timelines, reference lists and more.

Great Directors: a Critical Database
"Within each profile is a critical essay, filmography, bibliography and web resources for further research."

Internet Movie Database (IMDB)
Online database with plot summaries, cast and crew lists, reviews, statistics and more.

Library of Congress: Historical Motion Pictures Online
Edison's early motion pictures, animation, industrial films and more.

Literary & Dramatic Adaptations
Database of films based on books, plays, and more.

Media History Project
The history of film, television and other media through classic magazines such as Moving Picture World and Journal of the Society of Motion Picture Engineers: also check out the timeline, extensive links, key words/concepts and more.

Pacific Film Archive Cinefiles
"Database of reviews, press kits, festival and showcase program notes, newspaper articles, and other documents. The collection contains documents from a broad range of sources covering world cinema, past and present."

Online Film Dictionary
Look up film terms in foreign languages.

Open Video Project
Shared digital images collections from the national Aechives, Internet Archives, universities and more.

Performing Arts Databases of AHDS
Digital arts resources of the British Arts and Humanities Data Service: includes both film archives and writings on film.
Lists, bios, articles, etc.

An online encyclopedia covering all aspects of cartoons.

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Rebecca Seipp
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MSIS, Information Science
The University of Texas at Austin
BA, History
Southwestern University