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  1. 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 post-World War II American cinema. Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Action addresses itself to an eclectic mix of film, from Elvis and Travolta...

    To Be Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Genre, Gender and the Effects of Neoliberalism

    The New Millennium Hollywood Rom Com

    By Betty Kaklamanidou

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    The romantic comedy has long been regarded as an inferior film genre by critics and scholars alike, accused of maintaining a strict narrative formula which is considered superficial and highly predictable. However, the genre has resisted the negative scholarly and critical comments and for the last...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Italian Mobilities

    Edited by Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Stephanie Malia Hom

    Series: Changing Mobilities

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. New Silent Cinema

    Digital Anachronisms, Celluloid Spectacles

    Edited by Katherine Groo, Paul Flaig

    Series: AFI Film Readers

    With the incredible success of Martin Scorsese's Hugo and Michel Hazanavicius's The Artist, nothing seems more contemporary in recent film than the styles, forms, and histories of early and silent cinemas. This collection considers the most recent return to silent film forms and styles...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. New Perspectives on Detective Fiction

    Mystery Magnified

    Edited by Casey Cothran, Mercy Cannon

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This collection establishes new perspectives on the idea of mystery, as it is enacted and encoded in the genre of detective fiction. Essays reclaim detective fiction as an object of critical inquiry, examining the ways it shapes issues of social destabilization, moral ambiguity, reader complicity,...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

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