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  1. Visions of Yesterday

    By Jeffrey Richards

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    Film is an important source of social history, as well as having been a popular art form from the early twentieth century. This study shows how a society, consciously or unconsciously, is mirrored in its cinema. It considers the role of the cinema in dramatizing popular beliefs and myths, and takes...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Where we Came In

    Seventy Years of the British Film Industry

    By Charles Allen Oakley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    Originally published in 1964, this book tells the history of the British cinematograph industry for the first time. It describes moments of splendid triumph and others of shattering failure. The mood switches from reckless optimism to demoralising pessimism, from years in which British films won...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Mass-Observation at the Movies

    Edited by Jeffrey Richards, Dorothy Sheridan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    The Mass Observation social research organisation (1937 to early 1950s), a pioneering independent effort aimed at education, specialised in material about everyday life in Britain and recorded material through a panel of around 500 volunteer observers who maintained diaries or replied to open-ended...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Materialist Film

    By Peter Gidal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    A polemical introduction to the avant-garde and experimental in film (including making and viewing), Materialist Film is a highly original, thought-provoking book. Thirty-seven short chapters work through a series of concepts which will enable the reader to deal imaginatively with the contradictory...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Flashbacks in Film

    Memory & History

    By Maureen Turim

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    The flashback is a crucial moment in a film narrative, one that captures the cinematic expression of memory, and history. This author’s wide-ranging account of this single device reveals it to be an important way of creating cinematic meaning. Taking as her subject all of film history, the author...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Interpreting Tyler Perry

    Perspectives on Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality

    Edited by Jamel Santa Cruze Bell, Ronald L. Jackson II

    Series: Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

    Tyler Perry has become a significant figure in media due to his undeniable box office success led by his character Madea and popular TV sitcoms House of Payne and Meet the Browns. Perry built a multimedia empire based largely on his popularity among African American viewers and has become a...

    Published September 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Adaptation Industry

    The Cultural Economy of Contemporary Literary Adaptation

    By Simone Murray

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Adaptation constitutes the driving force of contemporary culture, with stories adapted across an array of media formats. However, adaptation studies has been concerned almost exclusively with textual analysis, in particular with compare-and-contrast studies of individual novel and film pairings....

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. American Theology, Superhero Comics, and Cinema

    The Marvel of Stan Lee and the Revolution of a Genre

    By Anthony Mills

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

    Stan Lee, who was the head writer of Marvel Comics in the early 1960s, co-created such popular heroes as Spider-Man, Hulk, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Thor, and Daredevil. This book traces the ways in which American theologians and comic books of the era were not only both saying...

    Published June 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. New Indian Cinema in Post-Independence India

    The Cultural Work of Shyam Benegal’s Films

    By Anuradha Dingwaney Needham

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Shyam Benegal is an Indian director and screenwriter whose work is considered central to New Indian cinema. By closely analysing several of Benegal’s films, this book provides an understanding of India’s post-independence history. The book examines the filmmaker’s focus on women by highlighting his...

    Published June 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. After Taste: Cultural Value and the Moving Image

    Edited by Julia Vassilieva, Constantine Verevis

    In the wake of the debates over high/low culture distinction spilling into the effective dismantling of the boundary that once separated them, the past decade has seen the explosion of ‘bad taste’ production on screen. Starting with paracinema or ‘badfilm’ – a movement that has grown up around...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Twenty-First Century Bollywood
    By Ajay Gehlawat
    To Be Published May 22nd 2015
  2. Race, Philosophy, and Film
    Edited by Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo, Dan Flory
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  3. Visible Fictions: Cinema: Television: Video, 2nd Edition
    By John Ellis
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  4. Italian Mobilities
    Edited by Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Stephanie Malia Hom
    To Be Published August 3rd 2015
  5. New Silent Cinema
    Edited by Katherine Groo, Paul Flaig
    To Be Published September 21st 2015

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