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  1. Everyday Pornography

    Edited by Karen Boyle

    Public and academic debate about ‘porn culture’ is proliferating. Ironically, what is often lost in these debates is a sense of what is specific about pornography. By focusing on pornography’s mainstream – contemporary commercial products for a heterosexual male audience – Everyday Pornography...

    Published July 15th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Media Convergence

    The Three Degrees of Network, Mass and Interpersonal Communication

    By Klaus Bruhn Jensen

    The development of digital media presents a unique opportunity to reconsider what communication is, and what individuals, groups, and societies might hope to accomplish through new as well as old media. At a time when digital media still provoke both utopian and dystopian views of their likely...

    Published January 11th 2010 by Routledge

  3. British Women's Cinema

    Edited by Melanie Bell, Melanie Williams

    Series: British Popular Cinema

    British Women’s Cinema examines the place of female-centred films throughout British film history, from silent melodrama and 1940s costume dramas right up to the contemporary British ‘chick flick’....

    Published September 14th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Violent Femmes

    Women as Spies in Popular Culture

    By Rosie White

    Series: Transformations

    The female spy has long exerted a strong grip on the popular imagination. With reference to popular fiction, film and television Violent Femmes examines the figure of the female spy as a nexus of contradictory ideas about femininity, power, sexuality and national identity. Fictional representations...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Chick Flicks

    Contemporary Women at the Movies

    Edited by Suzanne Ferriss, Mallory Young

    From An Affair to Remember to Legally Blonde, "chick flicks" have long been both championed and vilified by women and men, scholars and popular audiences. Like other forms of "chick culture," which the editors define as a group of mostly American and British popular culture media forms focused...

    Published October 11th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Queer Screen

    A Screen Reader

    Edited by Jackie Stacey, Sarah Street

    Series: The Screen Readers

    Queer Screen: A Screen Reader brings together a selection of key articles on queer cinema published over the past two decades in the internationally renowned journal, Screen, with new introductory editorial material from Jackie Stacey and Sarah Street. Queer Screen features scholarship which...

    Published May 16th 2007 by Routledge

  7. British Queer Cinema

    Edited by Robin Griffiths

    Series: British Popular Cinema

    British Queer Cinema draws together a diverse range of innovative new essays that explore, for the first time, the provocative history of lesbian, gay and queer representation in British cinema. From the early years of ‘Pre-Gay’ film, through to the social upheaval of post-war ‘permissiveness’,...

    Published March 1st 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Women Who Knew Too Much

    Hitchcock and Feminist Theory, 2nd Edition

    By Tania Modleski

    First published in 1988, The Women Who Knew Too Much remains a classic work in film theory and 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 as well as of...

    Published September 6th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Screened Out

    Playing Gay in Hollywood from Edison to Stonewall

    By Richard Barrios

    Rapacious dykes, self-loathing closet cases, hustlers, ambiguous sophisticates, and sadomasochistic rich kids: most of what America thought it knew about gay people it learned at the movies. A fresh and revelatory look at sexuality in the Great Age of movie making, Screened Out shows how much gay...

    Published February 21st 2005 by Routledge

  10. Beyond Bollywood

    The Cultural Politics of South Asian Diasporic Film

    By Jigna Desai

    Beyond Bollywood is the first comprehensive look at the emergence, development, and significance of contemporary South Asian diasporic cinema. From a feminist and queer perspective, Jigna Desai explores the hybrid cinema of the "Brown Atlantic" through a close look at films in English from and...

    Published December 15th 2003 by Routledge