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Forthcoming Film History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Film and the American Presidency

    Edited by Jeff Menne, Christian B. Long

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    The contention of Film and the American Presidency is that over the twentieth century the cinema has been a silent partner in setting the parameters of what we might call the presidential imaginary. This volume surveys the partnership in its longevity, placing stress on especially iconic presidents...

    To Be Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Bollywood

    Edited by Rachel Dwyer

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Serious research on Bollywood—perhaps the most well-known and vital aspect of contemporary Indian culture—has flourished in recent decades. This new four-volume collection from Routledge meets the need for an authoritative anthology to enable users to navigate and make sense of the subject’s large...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Film Theory

    An Introduction through the Senses, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas Elsaesser, Malte Hagener

    What is the relationship between cinema and spectator? This is the key question for film theory, and one that Thomas Elsaesser and Malte Hagener put at the center of their insightful and engaging book, now revised from its popular first edition. Every kind of cinema (and every film theory) first...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Western in the Global South

    Edited by MaryEllen Higgins, Rita Keresztesi, Dayna Oscherwitz

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    The Western in the Global South investigates the Western film genre's impact, migrations, and reconfigurations in the Global South. Contributors explore how cosmopolitan directors have engaged with, appropriated, and subverted the tropes and conventions of Hollywood and Italian Westerns, and how...

    To Be Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Cinema as Weather

    Stylistic Screens and Atmospheric Change

    By Kristi McKim

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    How do cinematic portrayals of the weather reflect and affect our experience of the world? While weatherly predictability and surprise can impact our daily experience, the history of cinema attests to the stylistic and narrative significance of snow, rain, wind, sunshine, clouds, and skies. Through...

    To Be Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Animation: A World History

    Volume I: Foundations - The Golden Age

    By Giannalberto Bendazzi

    Discover the predecessors to modern animation, the history behind Émile Cohl's Fantasmagorie, and twenty years of silent animated films in Volume I of Giannalberto Bendazzi’s exhaustive Animation: A World History. Encompassing the formative years of the art form through its Golden Age, this book...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Focal Press

  7. Animation: A World History

    Volume II: The Birth of a Style - The Three Markets

    By Giannalberto Bendazzi

    Take part in the turmoil of the 1950s through 90s as American animation began to lose its momentum and the advent of television created a global interest in the art form. Volume II of Giannalberto Bendazzi’s Animation: A World History delves into the decades following the Golden Age, an uncertain...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Focal Press

  8. Animation: A World History

    Volume III: Contemporary Times

    By Giannalberto Bendazzi

    Catch up to speed on the state of animation from 1991 to present with Volume III of Giannalberto Bendazzi’s exhaustive Animation: A World History. Although characterized by such trends as economic globalization, the expansion of television series, emerging markets in countries like China and India,...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Focal Press

  9. Endangering Science Fiction Film

    Edited by Sean Redmond, Leon Marvell

    Series: AFI Film Readers

    Endangering Science Fiction Film explores the ways in which science fiction film is a dangerous and endangering genre. The collection argues that its cinematic power rests in its ability to imagine ‘Other’ worlds that challenge and disturb the lived conditions of the ‘real’ world, as it is...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Remaking History

    The Past in Contemporary Historical Fictions

    By Jerome De Groot

    Remaking History considers the ways that historical fictions of all kinds enable a complex engagement with the past. Popular historical texts including films, television and novels, along with cultural phenomena such as superheroes and vampires, broker relationships to ‘history’, while also...

    To Be Published August 12th 2015 by Routledge