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Forthcoming Visual Culture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba

    By Guillermina De Ferrari

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Following the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the globalization of Cuban culture, along with the bankruptcy of the state, partly modified the terms of intellectual engagement. However, no significant change took place at the political level. In Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba, De...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. International Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga

    The Influence of Girl Culture

    Edited by Masami Toku

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This collaborative book explores the artistic and aesthetic development of shojo, or girl, manga and discusses the significance of both shojo manga and the concept of shojo, or girl culture. It features contributions from manga critics, educators, and researchers from both manga’s home country of...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Art, Vision, and Nineteenth-Century Realist Drama

    Acts of Seeing

    By Amy Holzapfel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Realism in theatre is traditionally defined as a mere seed of modernism, a crude attempt to reproduce an exact copy of reality on stage. Art, Vision & Nineteenth-Century Realist Drama redefines realism as a complex and under-examined form of visual modernism, one that positioned theatre at the...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Spaces of the Cinematic Home

    Behind the Screen Door

    Edited by Eleanor Andrews, Stella Hockenhull, Fran Pheasant-Kelly

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This book examines the ways in which the house appears in films and the modes by which it moves beyond being merely a backdrop for action. Specifically, it explores the ways that domestic spaces carry inherent connotations that filmmakers exploit to enhance meanings and pleasures within film....

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture

    Edited by Laurie Hanquinet, Mike Savage

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Arts and Culture offers a comprehensive overview of sociology of art and culture, focusing especially – though not exclusively – on the visual arts, literature, music, and digital culture. Extending, and critiquing, Bourdieu’s influential analysis of...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art

    Edited by Jeffrey Ian Ross

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art integrates and reviews current scholarship in the field of graffiti and street art. Over 40 original contributions are organized around five sections: Definitions, History, Types, and Writers/Artists; Theoretical Explanations of Graffiti and Street...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Images, Ethics, Technology

    Edited by Sharrona Pearl

    Series: Shaping Inquiry in Culture, Communication and Media Studies

    Images, Ethics, Technology explores the changing ethical implications of images and the ways they are communicated and understood. It emphasises how images change not only through their modes of representation, but through our relationship to them and emphasises that in order to understand images...

    To Be Published October 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art

    Expanded Cinema Beyond Europe

    By Nilgün Bayraktar

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This book examines cinematic/artistic representations of transnational journeys and border-crossings of various kinds in Europe, underscoring recent crosspollinations between cinema and art. Drawing on recent theories of transnational cinema, moving image media, and mobilities, Bayraktar provides...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Photography and Place

    Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945

    By Donna West Brett

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    As a recording device, photography plays a unique role in how we collectively remember places and the events that have happened there. This book is the first comprehensive theoretical and historical analysis of German photography of place from 1945 to the present. Brett argues that the violent and...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Media, Catastrophe and Biopolitics

    By Allen Meek

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book presents an historical account of media and catastrophe that engages with theories of biopolitics in the work of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Roberto Esposito, Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri and others. It explains how responses to catastrophe in both media and cultural criticism over...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge