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Forthcoming Film History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Screen Ages

    A Survey of American Cinema

    By John Alberti

    Screen Ages is a valuable guide for students exploring the complex and vibrant history of US cinema and showing how this film culture has grown, changed and developed. Covering key periods from across American cinema history, John Alberti explores the social, technological and political forces that...

    To Be Published January 14th 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 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Changing Face of Korean Cinema

    Planet Hallyuwood

    By Brian Yecies, Ae-Gyung Shim

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This book examines the ways in which South Korean cinema has undergone a transformation from an antiquated local industry in the 1960s into a thriving international cinema in the 21st century. Yecies and Shim propose the notion of a 'cinema of perseverance', paying attention to the...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Silents of Jesus in the Early Cinema

    Edited by David Shepherd

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

    While Jesus has been a star attraction at the cinema since the epics of the 1950s, it is often forgotten that between the advent of motion pictures in the 1890s and the close of the ‘silent’ era at the end of the 1920s, some of the longest, most expensive, and most popular films on both sides of...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. The Routledge Concise History of Literature and Film

    By Karin Littau

    Series: Routledge Concise Histories of Literature

    The Routledge Concise History of Literature and Film is a comprehensive introduction to the interrelated subjects of Literature and Film. Taking a historical perspective, this book is not a simple story about adaptation, but about the ways in which the two media have adapted to each other: how film...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Animation: A World History

    Volume I: Foundations - The Golden Age

    By Giannalberto Bendazzi

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Focal Press