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Forthcoming Books

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  1. Spaces of the Cinematic Home

    Behind the Screen Door

    Edited by Eleanor Andrews, Stella Hockenhull, Fran Pheasant-Kelly

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This book examines the ways in which the house appears in films and the modes by which it moves beyond being merely a backdrop for action. Specifically, it explores the ways that domestic spaces carry inherent connotations that filmmakers exploit to enhance meanings and pleasures within film....

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Comic Imagination in Modern African Literature and Cinema

    A Poetics of Laughter

    By Maik Nwosu

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book is a seminal study that significantly expands the interdisciplinary discourse on African literature and cinema by exploring Africa’s under-visited carnivalesque poetics of laughter. Focusing on modern African literature as well as contemporary African cinema, particularly the...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  3. Screen Comedy and Online Audiences

    By Inger-Lise Kalviknes Bore

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    The question of why we laugh (or don't laugh) has intrigued scholars since antiquity. This book contributes to that debate by exploring how we evaluate screen comedy. What kinds of criteria do we use to judge films and TV shows that are meant to be funny? And what might that have to do with our...

    To Be Published July 1st 2016 by Routledge

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