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Forthcoming Cinema Studies & Popular Cinema Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. American and Chinese-Language Cinemas

    Examining Cultural Flows

    Edited by Lisa Funnell, Man-Fung Yip

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Critics frequently describe the influence of "America," through Hollywood and other cultural industries, as a form of cultural imperialism. This unidirectional model of interaction does not address, however, the counter-flows of Chinese-language films into the American film market or the influence...

    To Be Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. LEGO Studies

    Examining the Building Blocks of a Transmedial Phenomenon

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf

    Since the "Automatic Binding Bricks" that LEGO produced in 1949, and the LEGO "System of Play" that began with the release of Town Plan No. 1 (1955), LEGO bricks have gone on to become a global phenomenon, and the favorite building toy of children, as well as many an AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO). LEGO...

    To Be Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Arab Cultural Studies

    History, Politics and the Popular

    Edited by Anastasia Valassopoulos

    This book seeks to both showcase and further develop innovative research and debates on contemporary Arab cultural production. Popular culture in the form of cinema, popular music, literature, visual media and cyber-cultures, both local and imported, enjoy a central role in Arab cultural life, and...

    To Be Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Visible Fictions

    Cinema: Television: Video, 2nd Edition

    By John Ellis

    This revised edition of a standard textbook combines an examination of the cinema and television industries with a detailed analysis of their aesthetic and semiotic characteristics. John Ellis draws on his experience as an independent television producer to provide a comprehensive and challenging...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of HBO’s The Wire

    Everything is Connected

    Edited by Shirin Deylami, Jonathan Havercroft

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    This innovative new work suggests that The Wire reflects, not simply a cultural take on contemporary America, but a structural critique of the conditions of late-modernity and global capitalism. As such, it is a visual text worth investigating and exploring for its nuanced examination of power,...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Action

    A Different Tune

    By Amanda Howell

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Amanda Howell offers a new perspective on the contemporary pop score, as the means by which masculinities not seen—or heard—before become a part of American cinema after World War II. Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Action considers an eclectic mix of film, from Elvis and Travolta star...

    To Be Published February 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Imagining Ancient Cities in 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 February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Bollywood

    Edited by Rachel Dwyer

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Serious research on Bollywood—perhaps the most well-known and vital aspect of contemporary Indian culture—has flourished in recent decades. This new four-volume collection from Routledge meets the need for an authoritative anthology to enable users to navigate and make sense of the subject’s large...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Film Theory

    An Introduction through the Senses, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas Elsaesser, Malte Hagener

    What is the relationship between cinema and spectator? This is the key question for film theory, and one that Thomas Elsaesser and Malte Hagener put at the center of their insightful and engaging book, now revised from its popular first edition. Every kind of cinema (and every film theory) first...

    To Be Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Twenty-First Century Bollywood

    By Ajay Gehlawat

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Key changes have emerged in Bollywood in the new millennium. Twenty-First Century Bollywood traces the emerging shifts in both the content and form of Bollywood cinema and examines these new tendencies in relation to the changing dynamics of Indian culture. The book historically situates these...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge