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  1. Slapstick Comedy

    Edited by Tom Paulus, Rob King

    Series: AFI Film Readers

    From Chaplin’s tramp to the Bathing Beauties, from madcap chases to skyscraper perils, slapstick comedy supplied many of the most enduring icons of American cinema in the silent era. This collection of fourteen essays by prominent film scholars challenges longstanding critical dogma and offers new...

    Published April 18th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Cinematic Tourist

    Explorations in Globalization, Culture and Resistance

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Recent years have seen a radical transformation of conventional tourist marketing and experience. The use of exotic locations in Hollywood films has allowed global audiences to enjoy distant places. Simultaneously, Hollywood screening of potential 'tourist paradises' has generated new tourist...

    Published January 19th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Encyclopedia of Early Cinema

    Edited by Richard Abel

    The Encyclopedia of Early Cinema, now in a new paperback edition, is a unique one-volume reference work which explores the first 25 years of cinema's development, from the early 1890s to the mid-1910s. These early years of the history of cinema have lately been the subject of resurgent interest and...

    Published January 13th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Film Theory

    An Introduction Through the Senses

    By Thomas Elsaesser, Malte Hagener

    What is the relationship between cinema and spectator? That is the central question for film theory, and renowned film scholars Thomas Elsaesser and Malte Hagener use this question to guide students through all of the major film theories – from the classical period to today – in this insightful,...

    Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Indian Literature and Popular Cinema

    Recasting Classics

    Edited by Heidi R.M. Pauwels

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book is about the popular cinema of North India ("Bollywood") and how it recasts literary classics. It addresses questions about the interface of film and literature, such as how Bollywood movies rework literary themes, offer different (broader or narrower) interpretations, shift plots,...

    Published December 9th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Film and Ethics

    Foreclosed Encounters

    By Lisa Downing, Libby Saxton

    Film & Ethics considers a range of films and texts of film criticism alongside disparate philosophical discourses of ethics by Levinas, Derrida, Foucault, Lacanian psychoanalysts and postmodern theorists....

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Fifty Key American Films

    Edited by John White, Sabine Haenni

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Key American Films explores and contextualises some of the most important films ever made in the United States. With case studies from the early years of cinema to the present day, this comprehensive Key Guide provides accessible analyses from a range of theoretical perspectives. This...

    Published March 11th 2009 by Routledge

  8. South African National Cinema

    By Jacqueline Maingard

    Series: National Cinemas

    South African National Cinema examines how cinema in South Africa represents national identities, particularly with regard to race. This significant and unique contribution establishes interrelationships between South African cinema and key points in South Africa’s history, showing how cinema...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Hooked: Drug War Films in Britain, Canada, and the U.S.

    By Susan C. Boyd

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Drug prohibition emerged at the same time as the discovery of film, and their histories intersect in interesting ways. This book examines the ideological assumptions embedded in the narrative and imagery of one hundred fictional drug films produced in Britain, Canada, and the U.S. from 1912 to 2006...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Japanese Cinema

    Texts and Contexts

    Edited by Alastair Phillips, Julian Stringer

    Japanese Cinema includes twenty-four chapters on key films of Japanese cinema, from the silent era to the present day, providing a comprehensive introduction to Japanese cinema history and Japanese culture and society. Studying a range of important films, from Late Spring, Seven Samurai and In...

    Published November 4th 2007 by Routledge