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New and Published Books

  1. Moralizing Cinema

    Film, Catholicism, and Power

    Edited by Daniel Biltereyst, Daniela Treveri Gennari

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This volume is part of the recent interest in the study of religion and popular media culture (cinema in particular), but it strongly differs from most of this work in this maturing discipline. Contrary to most other edited volumes and monographs on film and religion, Moralizing Cinema will not...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cinema, State Socialism and Society in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1917-1989

    Re-Visions

    Edited by Sanja Bahun, John Haynes

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book presents a comprehensive re-examination of the cinemas of the Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe during the communist era. It argues that, since the end of communism in these countries, film scholars are able to view these cinemas in a different way, no longer bound by an outlook...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Religion in Contemporary European Cinema

    The Postsecular Constellation

    Edited by Costica Bradatan, Camil Ungureanu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

    The religious landscape in Europe is changing dramatically. While the authority of institutional religion has weakened, a growing number of people now desire individualized religious and spiritual experiences, finding the self-complacency of secularism unfulfilling. The "crisis of religion" is...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary Jewish Writing

    Austria After Waldheim

    By Andrea Reiter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book examines Jewish writers and intellectuals in Austria, analyzing filmic and electronic media alongside more traditional publication formats over the last 25 years. Beginning with the Waldheim affair and the rhetorical response by the three most prominent members of the survivor generation...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Off Screen

    Women and Film in Italy: Seminar on Italian and American directions

    Edited by Giuliana Bruno, Maria Nadotti

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    This feminist anthology from Italy offers an enriching perspective on cinema studies. Focusing on women’s engagement with political theory and film-making, the book never loses sight of the female experience of cinema. It examines how women have chosen to represent themselves and how they have been...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Epic Film

    Myth and History

    By Derek Elley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    As Charlton Heston put it: ‘There’s a temptingly simple definition of the epic film: it’s the easiest kind of picture to make badly.’ This book goes beyond that definition to show how the film epic has taken up one of the most ancient art-forms and propelled it into the modern world, covered in...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. German Cinema - Terror and Trauma

    Cultural Memory Since 1945

    By Thomas Elsaesser

    In German Cinema – Terror and Trauma Since 1945, Thomas Elsaesser reevaluates the meaning of the Holocaust for postwar German films and culture, while offering a reconsideration of trauma theory today. Elsaesser argues that Germany's attempts at "mastering the past" can be seen as both a failure...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Postcommunist Film - Russia, Eastern Europe and World Culture

    Moving Images of Postcommunism

    Edited by Lars Kristensen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    A post-communist condition has arisen from the fall of the Berlin Wall and later the Soviet Empire: this book looks at how this condition has manifested itself globally in the production of post-communist film. It argues post-communism is a shared experience on a geopolitical level, unlimited by...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Spanish Cinema in the Global Context

    Film on Film

    By Samuel Amago

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Across a broad spectrum of media, markets, and national contexts, self-reflexivity continues to be a favored narrative mode with wide ranging functions. In this book Amago argues that, in addition to making visible industry and production concerns within the film text, reflexive aesthetics have a...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Landscape and Memory in Post-Fascist Italian Film

    Cinema Year Zero

    By Giuliana Minghelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This study argues that neorealism’s visual genius is inseparable from its almost invisible relation to the Fascist past: a connection inscribed in cinematic landscapes. While largely a silent narrative, neorealism’s complex visual processing of two decades of Fascism remains the greatest cultural...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge