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  1. Weekly Reading 16 items
    1. Week 1 2 items
      1. Chapter 2. "Notes towards a theory of animation".

        Chapter Essential Essential reading for week 2 if not read for week 1

    2. Week 2 2 items
    3. Week 3 2 items
      1. Len Lye - Brett Kashmere 2007

        Article Essential

    4. Week 4 2 items
      1. Animation - William Moritz

        Chapter Essential

      2. MGM - Leonard Martin

        Chapter Essential

    5. Week 5 2 items
    6. Week 6 0 items
      Undertake your own research to find readings to set the group for weeks 10, 11 and 12.
    7. Week 7 2 items
      1. Children of the Revolution - Ali Jaafar May2008

        Article Essential

    8. Week 8 2 items
      1. Future Paradise - Katsuhiro Otomo Mar 1, 1991

        Article Essential

    9. Week 9 2 items
    10. Weeks 10, 11 and 12 0 items
      Students set readings and supply one copy to the tutor - this will be photocopied by the tutor for the group.
  2. Bibliography 106 items
    1. Audio Avery: Sound in Tex Avery's MGM Cartoons - Steven Allen 2009

      Article Recommended

    2. Bringing the Dead to Life: Animating the Horrific - Steven Allen

      Chapter Background

    3. Animated landscapes: history, form and function - Chris Pallant 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Background

    4. Cartoon modern: style and design in fifties animation - Amid Amidi 2006

      Book Background

    5. Hollywood cartoons: American animation in Its golden age - J. Michael Barrier 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    6. Animating film theory - Karen Redrobe Beckman 2014

      Book Background

    7. Animated 'worlds' - Suzanne Buchan c2006

      Book Background

    8. Pervasive animation - Suzanne Buchan 2013

      Book Background

    9. Anime, religion and spirituality: profane and sacred worlds in contemporary Japan - Katharine Buljan, Carole M. Cusack 2014

      Book Background

    10. Live Action- A brief history of British Animation - Elaine Burrows

      Chapter Recommended

    11. The Illusion of life: essays on animation - Alan Cholodenko c1991

      Book Recommended

    12. The illusion of life II: more essays on animation - Alan Cholodenko 2007

      Book Background

    13. Anime: a history - Jonathan Clements, British Film Institute 2013

      Book Recommended

    14. Drawn to sound: animation film music and sonicity - Rebecca Coyle 2010

      Book Background

    15. Before Mickey: the animated film 1898-1928 - Donald Crafton 1993

      Book Background

    16. Good girls and wicked witches: women in Disney's feature animation - Amy M. (Amy Michele) Davis c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    17. Animation unlimited: innovative short films since 1940 - Liz Faber, Helen Walters 2004

      Book Background

    18. Disney animation and the business of childhood - D. Forgacs 01/12/1992

      Article Essential This is also listed as an essential reading for Week 5, you can access the scan from that listing.

    19. Art in motion: animation aesthetics - Maureen Furniss 2007

      Book Background eBook is an updated edition

    20. The animation bible: a guide to everything - from flipbooks to Flash - Maureen Furniss 2008

      Book Background

    21. Animation: the global history - Maureen Furniss 2017

      Book Background

    22. The cartoon music book - Daniel Goldmark, Yuval Taylor 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    23. Halas & Batchelor cartoons: an animated history - Vivien Halas, Paul Wells 2006

      Book Background

    24. A century of stop motion animation: from Méliès to Aardman - Ray Harryhausen, Tony Dalton 2008

      Book Background

    25. Fandom unbound: otaku culture in a connected world - Mizuko Itō, Daisuke Okabe, Izumi Tsuji c2012

      Book Background

    26. Beavis and Butt-Head: No Future for Postmodern Youth - Douglas Kellner 1995

      Chapter Background

    27. The dream team: the rise and fall of Dreamworks : lessons from the new Hollywood - Daniel M. Kimmel 2006

      Book Background

    28. British animation: the Channel 4 factor - Clare Kitson 2008

      Book Background

    29. Animated realism: a behind the scenes look at the animated documentary genre - Judith Kriger 2012

      Book Background

    30. Akira - Michelle Le Blanc, Colin Odell 2014

      Book Recommended

    31. The great cartoon directors - Jeff Lenburg 1993

      Book Background

    32. Cracking animation - Peter Lord, Brian Sibley 2004

      Book Background 4th edition also available in the library

    33. Emerging worlds of anime and manga - Mechademia 1 - Frenchy Lunning 2006

      Book Background

    34. Networks of desire - Mechademia 2 - Frenchy Lunning 2007

      Book Background

    35. Of mice and magic: a history of American animated cartoons - Leonard Maltin c1987

      Book Recommended

    36. Reading a Japanese film: cinema in context - Keiko I. McDonald c2006

      Book Background

    37. Optical poetry: the life and work of Oskar Fischinger - William Moritz c2004

      Book Background

    38. Anime from 'Akira' to 'Princess Mononoke': experiencing contemporary Japanese animation - Susan Jolliffe Napier 2000

      Book Recommended

    39. From impression to anime: Japan as fantasy and fan culture in the mind of the West - Susan Jolliffe Napier 2008

      Book Background

    40. French animation history - Richard John Neupert 2011

      Book Background

    41. British television animation 1997-2010: drawing comic tradition - Van Norris 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Background Please acquire a copy for the library. Thanks.

    42. The Animated Film - Michael O'Pray

      Chapter Background

    43. Studio Ghibli: the films of Hayao Miyazaki & Isao Takahata - Colin Odell, Michelle Le Blanc 2009

      Book Background

    44. Castles in the Sky - Osmond, Andrew Oct 2005

      Article Background

    45. 100 animated feature films - Andrew Osmond 2010

      Book Background

    46. Animated landscapes: history, form and function - Chris Pallant 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Background

    47. America toons in: a history of television animation - David Perlmutter 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Background Happy to have eBook if we can get it

    48. The Pixar touch: the making of a company - David Price 2008

      Book Background

    49. The Oxford handbook of new audiovisual aesthetics - John Richardson, Claudia Gorbman, Carol Vernallis 2013

      Book Background See chapters on sound

    50. Hands-on guide to Flash video: Web video and Flash media server - Stefan Richter, Jan Ozer 2007

      Book Background

    51. Canadian animation: looking for a place to happen - Chris Robinson c2008

      Book Background

    52. Animated documentary - Annabell Honess Roe 2013

      Book Background

    53. Stray dog of anime: the films of Mamoru Oshii - Brian Ruh 2004

      Book Background The eBook is a newer 2013 edition

    54. Experimental animation: origins of a new art - Robert Russett, Cecile Starr 1988, c1976

      Book Background

    55. Reading the rabbit: explorations in Warner Bros. animation - Kevin S. Sandler c1998

      Book Background

    56. Animation in process - Andrew Selby 2009

      Book Background

    57. Animating culture: Hollywood cartoons from the sound era - Eric Smoodin 1993

      Book Background

    58. Snow White and the seven dwarfs - Eric Loren Smoodin, British Film Institute 2012

      Book Recommended

    59. The Toy Story Story - Burr Snider 1995

      Article Background

    60. Why we love Disney: the power of the Disney brand - Andi Stein c2011

      Book Background

    61. The kiss of the rabbit woman - J. P. Telotte 01/06/2012

      Article Background

    62. The illusion of life: Disney animation - Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Frank Thomas 1995

      Book Background

    63. Understanding Disney: the manufacture of fantasy - Janet Wasko c2001

      Book Background

    64. Animation: forms and meanings (Chapter 6 of An introduction to film studies) - Paul Wells 1996

      Chapter Recommended

    65. Animation: genre and authorship - Paul Wells 2002

      Book Recommended

    66. Animation and America - Paul Wells 2002

      Book Recommended

    67. The fundamentals of animation - Paul Wells c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    68. Japanese animation: East Asian perspectives - Masao Yokota, Tze-yue G. Hu 2013

      Book Background

    69. The enchanted screen: the unknown history of fairy-tale films - Jack Zipes 2011

      Book Background

    70. Haunted landscapes: super-nature and the environment 2016

      Book  Useful chapter on Laika films

    71. Animators unearthed: a guide to the best of contemporary animation - Chris Robinson 2010

      Book Background

    72. The animate! book: rethinking animation - Benjamin Cook, Gary Thomas 2006

      Book Background

  3. Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art - Susan Napier 16 Oct. 2018

    Book Recommended