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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Spectacle in "Classical" Cinemas

    Musicality and Historicity in the 1930s

    By Tom Brown

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Spectacle is not often considered to be a significant part of the style of ‘classical’ cinema. Indeed, some of the most influential accounts of cinematic classicism define it virtually by the supposed absence of spectacle. Spectacle in ‘Classical’ Cinemas: Musicality and Historicity in the 1930s...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 September 14th 2015 by Focal Press

  8. 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 September 14th 2015 by Focal Press

  9. 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 September 14th 2015 by Focal Press

  10. New Silent Cinema

    Edited by Katherine Groo, Paul Flaig

    Series: AFI Film Readers

    With the success of Martin Scorsese’s Hugo (2011) and Michel Hazanavicius’s The Artist (2011) nothing seems more contemporary in recent film than the styles, forms, and histories of early and silent cinemas. This collection considers the latest return to silent film alongside the larger historical...

    To Be Published September 16th 2015 by Routledge

Recently Published Books

  1. Film and the American Presidency
    Edited by Jeff Menne, Christian B. Long
    Published March 23rd 2015
  2. Bollywood
    Edited by Rachel Dwyer
    Published March 22nd 2015
  3. Screen Ages: A Survey of American Cinema
    By John Alberti
    Published February 5th 2015
  4. The Films of Charles and Ray Eames: A Universal Sense of Expectation
    By Eric Schuldenfrei
    Published December 9th 2014
  5. The American Film History Reader
    Edited by Jon Lewis, Eric Smoodin
    Published December 1st 2014

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