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  1. 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

  2. Horror Noire

    Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present

    By Robin R Means Coleman

    From King Kong to Candyman, the boundary-pushing genre of the horror film has always been a site for provocative explorations of race in American popular culture. In Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from 1890's to Present, Robin R. Means Coleman traces the history of notable...

    Published June 19th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Movie History: A Survey

    Second Edition

    By Douglas Gomery, Clara Pafort-Overduin

    Covering everything from Edison to Avatar, Gomery and Pafort-Overduin have written the clearest, best organized, and most user-friendly film history textbook on the market. It masterfully distills the major trends and movements of film history, so that the subject can be taught in one semester. And...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Enchanted Screen

    The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films

    By Jack Zipes

    The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films offers readers a long overdue, comprehensive look at the rich history of fairy tales and their influence on film, complete with the inclusion of an extensive filmography compiled by the author. With this book, Jack Zipes not only looks...

    Published December 12th 2010 by Routledge

  5. American History Goes to the Movies

    Hollywood and the American Experience

    By W. Bryan Rommel Ruiz

    Whether they prefer blockbusters, historical dramas, or documentaries, people learn much of what they know about history from the movies. In American History Goes to the Movies, W. Bryan Rommel-Ruiz shows how popular representations of historic events shape the way audiences understand the history...

    Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge

  6. Neo-Feminist Cinema

    Girly Films, Chick Flicks, and Consumer Culture

    By Hilary Radner

    What lies behind current feminist discontent with contemporary cinema? Through a combination of cultural and industry analysis, Hilary Radner’s Neo-Feminist Cinema: Girly Films, Chick Flicks and Consumer Culture shows how the needs of conglomerate Hollywood have encouraged an emphasis on...

    Published October 24th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Analysing the Screenplay

    Edited by Jill Nelmes

    Most producers and directors acknowledge the crucial role of the screenplay, yet the film script has received little academic attention until recently, even though the screenplay has been in existence since the end of the 19th century. Analysing the Screenplay highlights the screenplay as an...

    Published September 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Documentary

    By David Saunders

    Series: Routledge Film Guidebooks

    Dave Saunders’ spirited introduction to documentary covers its history, cultural context and development, and the approaches, controversies and functions pertaining to non-fiction filmmaking. Saunders examines the many methods by which documentary conveys meaning, whilst exploring its differing...

    Published April 20th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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