English-Language Film Collection Library Subject Collection uri icon

subject description and guidelines

  • The collection encompasses: (1) scholarly monographs and journals related to the study of English-language narrative (i.e., fictional) cinema and television; (2) scholarly monographs and journals on the general history and theory of narrative film and television; (3) narrative films and television programs originating in the English-speaking world; and (4) documentary films related to the production, history, and theory of English-language narrative films and television programs.


  • The collection is intended to support the teaching and research needs of undergraduates, graduate students, academic staff, and faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences, with particular consideration for the departments of English; Performing and Media Arts; and Comparative Literature, as well as several related interdisciplinary programs, specifically: American Studies; Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies; the Institute for Comparative Modernities; Medieval Studies; and the Society for the Humanities.