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Forthcoming Cinema Studies & Popular Cinema Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Woman's Film of the 1940s

    Gender, Narrative, and History

    By Alison L. McKee

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This book explores the relationship among gender, desire, and narrative in 1940s woman’s films which negotiate the terrain between public history and private experience. The woman’s film and other form of cinematic melodrama have often been understood as positioning themselves outside history, and...

    To Be Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender, Media and Modernity in the Asia-Pacific

    Edited by Catherine Driscoll, Meaghan Morris

    This collection offers a range of cultural studies perspectives on the ways gender and modernity intersect in media produced in the Asia-Pacific region. It spans different ideas about modernity in the region, different approaches to cultural analysis, and different media forms: from Taiwanese...

    To Be Published May 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Contemporary Black American Cinema

    Race, Gender and Sexuality at the Movies

    Edited by Mia Mask

    Contemporary Black American Cinema offers a fresh collection of essays on African American film, media, and visual culture in the era of global multiculturalism. Integrating theory, history, and criticism, the contributing authors deftly connect interdisciplinary perspectives from American studies,...

    To Be Published May 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Battlestar Galactica and International Relations

    Edited by Nicholas J. Kiersey, Iver B. Neumann

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    Looking at a television franchise like Battlestar Galactica (BSG) is no longer news within the discipline of International Relations. A growing number of scholars in and out of IR are studying the importance of cultural artifacts – popular or otherwise – for the phenomena that make up the core of...

    To Be Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films

    Edited by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films comprises 200 essays by leading film scholars analysing the most important, influential, innovative and interesting films of all time. Arranged alphabetically, each entry explores why each film is significant for those who study film and explores the social,...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Imagining Muslims in South Asia and the Diaspora

    Secularism, Religion, Representations

    Edited by Claire Chambers, Caroline Herbert

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Literary, cinematic and media representations of the disputed category of the ‘South Asian Muslim’ have undergone substantial change in the last few decades and particularly since the events of September 11, 2001. Here we find the first book-length critical analysis of these representations of...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Popular Music and Masculinity in Action Films

    By Amanda Howell

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This book is a study of how popular music has participated in the cinematic construction of gender, with a special focus on the action genre and films that share action cinema's interest in spectacularly violent masculinities. Particularly concerned with the aesthetic and ideological work of...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Japanese Cinema

    Edited by Nikki J.Y. Lee, Julian Stringer

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Japanese cinema is historically one of the world’s most important national film industries and one that continues to have a significant global influence. From the Golden Age of the 1930s and the 1950s art-house success of Kurosawa, Mizoguchi, and Ozu to the 1960s New Wave of Imamura and Oshima and...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Imagining Ancient Cities on Film

    From Babylon to Cinecittà

    Edited by Marta Garcia Morcillo, Pauline Hanesworth, Óscar Lapeña Marchena

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    In film imagery, urban spaces show up not only as spatial settings of a story, but also as projected ideas and forms that aim to recreate and capture the spirit of cultures, societies and epochs. Some cinematic cities have even managed to transcend fiction to become part of modern collective memory...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Iranian Cinema in a Global Context

    Policy, Politics, and Form

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Blake Atwood

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Iranian films have been the subject of much critical and scholarly attention over the past several decades, and Iranian filmmakers are mainstays of international film festivals. Yet most of the attention has been focused on a small segment of Iranian film production: auteurist art cinema. Iranian...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

Recently Published Books

  1. The Woman's Film of the 1940s: Gender, Narrative, and History
    By Alison L. McKee
    Published April 2nd 2014
  2. The 1970s and its Legacies in India's Cinemas
    Edited by Priya Joshi, Rajinder Dudrah
    Published February 25th 2014
  3. British Cinema
    Edited by Robert Murphy
    Published December 10th 2013
  4. French Cinema
    Edited by Phil Powrie
    Published November 20th 2013
  5. Contemporary Jewish Writing: Austria After Waldheim
    By Andrea Reiter
    Published November 19th 2013

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