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  1. Westerns

    The Essential 'Journal of Popular Film and Television' Collection

    Edited by Gary R. Edgerton, Michael T. Marsden

    For nearly two centuries, Americans have embraced the Western like no other artistic genre. Creators and consumers alike have utilized this story form in literature, painting, film, radio and television to explore questions of national identity and purpose. Westerns: The Essential Collection...

    Published March 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Multiplex in India

    A Cultural Economy of Urban Leisure

    By Adrian Athique, Douglas Hill

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    During the decade of its existence in India, the multiplex cinema has been very much a sign of the times – both a symptom and a symbol of new social values. Indicative of a consistent push to create a ‘globalised’ consuming middle class and a new urban environment, multiplex theatres have thus...

    Published February 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Persistence of Hollywood

    By Thomas Elsaesser

    While Hollywood’s success – its persistence – has remained constant for almost one hundred years, the study of its success has undergone significant expansion and transformation. Since the 1960s, Thomas Elsaesser’s research has spearheaded the study of Hollywood, beginning with his...

    Published December 5th 2011 by Routledge

  4. South Asian Cinemas

    Widening the Lens

    Edited by Sara Dickey, Rajinder Dudrah

    This path-breaking collection explores the breadth and depth of South Asia’s many vibrant cinemas. It extends well beyond Bollywood to Nepali, Sri Lankan, Pakistani Panjabi, Bhojpuri, Bengali, Kannada, and early Tamil cinemas, while unpacking the category of 'Bollywood' itself. The coverage of...

    Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Crime

    By Sarah Casey Benyahia

    Series: Routledge Film Guidebooks

    Crime films have, since the earliest days of cinema, been popular with audiences, industry and critics alike and encompassed a diverse range of subjects, styles and themes. The genre provides a range of pleasures for the spectator, from taking on the role of the detective in the pursuit of clues in...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Introduction to Film Studies

    5th Edition

    Edited by Jill Nelmes

    Introduction to Film Studies is a comprehensive textbook for students of cinema. This completely revised and updated fifth edition guides students through the key issues and concepts in film studies, traces the historical development of film and introduces some of the worlds key national cinemas....

    Published October 31st 2011 by Routledge

  7. In The Space Of A Song

    The Uses of Song in Film

    By Richard Dyer

    Songs take up space and time in films. Richard Dyer's In the Space of a Song takes off from this perception, arguing that the way songs take up space indicates a great deal about the songs themselves, the nature of the feelings they present, and who is allowed to present feelings how, when and...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Feminism at the Movies

    Understanding Gender in Contemporary Popular Cinema

    Edited by Hilary Radner, Rebecca Stringer

    Feminism at the Movies: Understanding Gender in Contemporary Popular Cinema examines the way that contemporary film reflects today’s changing gender roles. The book offers a comprehensive overview of the central issues in feminist film criticism with analyses of over twenty popular contemporary...

    Published September 19th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Genre and Cinema

    Ireland and Transnationalism

    Edited by Brian McIlroy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This impressive volume takes a broad critical look at Irish and Irish-related cinema through the lens of genre theory and criticism. Secondary and related objectives of the book are to cover key genres and sub-genres and account for their popularity. The result offers new ways of looking at Irish...

    Published September 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Cinema, Audiences and Modernity

    New perspectives on European cinema history

    Edited by Daniel Biltereyst, Richard Maltby, Philippe Meers

    This book sheds new light on the cinema and modernity debate by confronting established theories on the role of the modern cinematic experience with new empirical work on the history of the social experience of cinema-going, film audiences and film exhibition. The book provides a wide range of...

    Published September 4th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films
    Edited by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White
    To Be Published August 27th 2014
  2. South Asian Cinemas: Widening the Lens
    Edited by Sara Dickey, Rajinder Dudrah
    To Be Published September 22nd 2014
  3. Japanese Cinema
    Edited by Nikki J.Y. Lee, Julian Stringer
    To Be Published September 23rd 2014
  4. Iranian Cinema in a Global Context: Policy, Politics, and Form
    Edited by Peter Decherney, Blake Atwood
    To Be Published September 29th 2014
  5. American and Chinese-Language Cinemas: Examining Cultural Flows
    Edited by Lisa Funnell, Man-Fung Yip
    To Be Published October 13th 2014

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