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  1. Weekly Required Readings 10 items
    These texts must be read before attending the lecture and seminar.
    1. Week 4: Media Studies: Reading Media Images - Lisa Taylor, Andrew Willis 1999

      Document Core Scanned item for students currently on this module.

    2. Week 10: Lift it off the page - Alan Beck 1997

      Document Core Scanned item for students currently on this module

  2. Required Screenings 1 item
    1. Week 6: Sherlock - A Study in Pink (Unbroadcast Pilot) 2010 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document 

  3. Further Reading 74 items
    1. Texts from this list should be used when researching your final essay. 50 items
      1. The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative - H. Porter Abbott 2008

        Book 

      2. Sound Theory, Sound Practice - Rick Altman 1992

        Book 

      3. Reframing Screen Performance - Cynthia Baron, Sharon Marie Carnicke 2008

        Book 

      4. Mythologies - Roland Barthes 1973

        Book 

      5. Radio Acting - Alan M. Beck 1997

        Book 

      6. Television as Digital Media - James Bennett, Niki Strange 2011

        Book 

      7. Media Semiotics: An introduction - Jonathan Bignell 2002

        Book 

      8. Film Art: An introduction - David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson, Jeff Smith 2017

        Book 

      9. Film noir: a critical introduction - Ian Brookes 2017

        Book 

      10. Analysing Media Texts - Andrew Burn, David Parker 2003

        Book Core

      11. Acting in British television - Tom Cantrell, Christopher Hogg 2017

        Book 

      12. Lee Strasberg’s paradox of the actor - Sharon Marie Carnicke 1999

        Chapter 

      13. Wasted Words - Michel Chion 1992

        Chapter 

      14. Audio-vision: Sound on screen - Michel Chion, Claudia Gorbman 1994

        Book 

      15. Film, a sound art - Michel Chion 2009

        Book 

      16. Tele-visions: An introduction to studying television - Glen Creeber, British Film Institute 2006

        Book 

      17. Television Drama: Form, agency, innovation - Trisha Dunleavy 2009

        Book Core

      18. Television Culture - John Fiske, Henry Jenkins, Ron Becker 2011

        Book 

      19. Narrative and Media - Rosemary Huisman, Julian Murphet, Anne Dunn, Helen Fulton 2005

        Book 

      20. TV Drama in Transition: Forms, values and cultural change - Robin Nelson 1997

        Book Core

      21. Critical Readings: Media and audiences - Virginia Nightingale, Karen Ross 2003

        Book Core

      22. Film as Film: Understanding and judging movies - Victor Perkins 1993

        Book 

      23. TV Genres: A handbook and reference guide - Brian Geoffrey Rose, Robert S. Alley 1985

        Book Core

      24. Media Studies: Texts, institutions and audiences - Lisa Taylor, Andrew Willis 1999

        Book Core

      25. The Poetics of Prose - Tzvetan Todorov, Richard Howard 1977

        Book 

      26. Keywords: a vocabulary of culture and society - Raymond Williams 1988

        Book 

      27. Hitchcock's films revisited - Robin Wood 2002

        Book 

    2. Further Viewing and Listening 24 items
      1. Week 3: Rellik - Episode 5 Monday, 9 Oct 2017

        Audio-visual document 

      2. Week 3: Battleship Potemkin 1925

        Audio-visual document 

      3. Week 3: Rear Window 1954

        Audio-visual document 

      4. Week 3: Psycho 1960

        Audio-visual document 

      5. Week 3: Star Wars 1977

        Audio-visual document 

      6. Week 4: Rellik - Episode 6 Monday, 16 Oct 2017

        Audio-visual document 

      7. Week 4: Strangers on a Train 1951

        Audio-visual document 

      8. Week 5: Foreign Bodies - Keeping the Wolf Out Monday, 3 Jul 2017

        Audio-visual document 

      9. Week 5: On the Hour Friday, 11 Jan 2008

        Audio-visual document 

      10. Week 6: Back to the Future 1985

        Audio-visual document 

      11. Week 7: The Maltese Falcon 1941 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document 

      12. Week 7: The Player 1992

        Audio-visual document 

      13. Week 8: Blackmail 1929

        Book 

      14. Week 8: The Fog 1980 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document 

      15. Week 8: On the Waterfront 1954

        Audio-visual document 

      16. Week 9: The Shining 1980

        Audio-visual document 

      17. Week 9: Sherlock - The Great Game 8 August 2010

        Audio-visual document 

      18. Week 11: The Matrix Reloaded 2003

        Audio-visual document