Historical Dictionary of Animation and Cartoons

Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts

Book 34
Scarecrow Press
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Animation was once a relatively simple matter, using fairly primitive means to produce rather short films of subjects that were generally comedic and often quite childish. However, things have changed, and they continue changing at a maddening pace. One new technique after another has made it easier, faster, and above all cheaper to produce the material, which has taken on an increasing variety of forms. The Historical Dictionary of Animation and Cartoons is an introduction to all aspects of animation history and its development as a technology and industry beyond the familiar cartoons from the Disney and Warner Bros. Studios. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, photos, a bibliography, and over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries on animators, directors, studios, techniques, films, and some of the best-known characters.
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About the author

Nichola Dobson is an independent scholar based in Edinburgh, Scotland. She is currently researching in the areas of animation studies and television genre.
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Publisher
Scarecrow Press
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Published on
Aug 3, 2009
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Pages
304
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ISBN
9780810863231
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Language
English
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Genres
Art / History / General
Art / Reference
Performing Arts / Animation
Performing Arts / Reference
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