Topic: Literature review on the Historiography of Kuwait Cinema
Use the most important literature that I have used in the chapter attached of The historiography of Kuwaiti cinema just pick 3 or 4 main references and explain why you have chosen them.
then pick 3 or 4 that says the opposite of the above literature and make it critical, and say why you pick them? how will they help to develop some ideas?
by putting in mind that you will answer the following:
1-Define your topic: you must define your topic and components of your topic
2-Search for materials: use search tools (such as the library catalogue, databases, bibliographies) to find materials about your topic
3-Evaluate what you have found: read and evaluate what you have found in order to determine which material makes a significant contribution to the understanding of the topic
4-Analysis and interpretation: provide a discussion of the findings and conclusions of the pertinent literature
In assessing each piece, consideration should be given to:
1-Provenance: What are the author’s credentials? Are the author’s arguments supported by evidence (e.g. primary historical material, case studies, narratives, statistics, recent scientific findings)?
2-Objectivity: Is the author’s perspective even-handed or prejudicial? Is contrary data considered or is certain pertinent information ignored to prove the author’s point?
3-Persuasiveness: Which of the author’s theses are most/least convincing?
4-Value: Are the author’s arguments and conclusions convincing? Does the work ultimately contribute in any significant way to an understanding of the subject?
5-Describe the relationship of each work to the others under consideration
6-Identify areas of prior scholarship to prevent duplication of effort
7-Point the way forward for further research
8-Placeone’s original work (in the case of theses or dissertations) in the context of existing literature