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Forthcoming Gender & Cinema Books

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Forthcoming Books

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  1. Genre, Gender and the Effects of Neoliberalism

    The New Millennium Hollywood Rom Com

    By Betty Kaklamanidou

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    The romantic comedy has long been regarded as an inferior film genre by critics and scholars alike, accused of maintaining a strict narrative formula which is considered superficial and highly predictable. However, the genre has resisted the negative scholarly and critical comments and for the last...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Loss and Trauma in Contemporary Israeli Cinema

    By Raz Yosef

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    The last decade has marked the growing visibility and worldwide interest in Israeli cinema. Films such as Walk on Water, Or, My Treasure, Beaufort and Waltz with Bashir have been commercially and critically successful both in Europe and the United States and have won a number of prestigious...

    To Be Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Women Who Knew Too Much

    Hitchcock and Feminist Theory, 3rd Edition

    By Tania Modleski

    Originally published in 1988, The Women Who Knew Too Much remains a classic work in film theory and feminist criticism. The book consists of a theoretical introduction and analyses of seven important films by Alfred Hitchcock, each of which provides a basis for an analysis of the female spectator...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Diversity and Design

    Understanding Hidden Consequences

    Edited by Beth Tauke, Korydon Smith, Charles L. Davis

    Diversity and Design explores how design - whether of products, buildings, landscapes, cities, media, or systems - affects diverse members of society. Fifteen case studies in television, marketing, product design, architecture, film, video games, and more, illustrate the profound, though often...

    To Be Published October 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Gesture and Film

    Signalling New Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Nicholas Chare, Liz Watkins

    Gesture has held a crucial role in cinema since its inception. In the absence of spoken words, early cinema frequently exploited the communicative potential of the gestures of actors. As this book demonstrates, gesture has continued to assume immense importance in film to the present day. This...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Queer Representation, Visibility, and Race in American Film and Television

    Screening the Closet

    By Melanie Kohnen

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book examines the proliferation of gay, lesbian, and queer representations in mainstream American media over the past forty years. Kohnen argues that queer media visibility has become a narrowly defined category that upholds normative ideas about sexuality, race, and the American nation. She...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Film Theories and Philosophies of Colour

    The Residual Image

    By Elizabeth Watkins

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Drawing together theoretical and philosophical debates about the nature of colour, this book examines the significance of colour for film theories of subjectivity and sexual difference. While existing studies on colour and film have focussed on its histories, technologies and aesthetics, an...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Cinemas

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Felicia Chan, Andy Willis

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

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