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Forthcoming World Cinema Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Gender, Media and Modernity in the Asia-Pacific

    Edited by Catherine Driscoll, Meaghan Morris

    This collection offers a range of cultural studies perspectives on the ways gender and modernity intersect in media produced in the Asia-Pacific region. It spans different ideas about modernity in the region, different approaches to cultural analysis, and different media forms: from Taiwanese...

    To Be Published May 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Political Documentary Cinema in Latin America

    Edited by Antonio Traverso, Kristi M. Wilson

    The chapters in this book show the important role that political documentary cinema has played in Latin America since the 1950s. Political documentary cinema in Latin America has a long history of tracing social injustice and suffering, depicting political unrest, intervening in periods of crisis...

    To Be Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Transnational Cinema and Ideology

    Representing Religion, Identity and Cultural Myths

    By Milja Radovic

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

    Increasingly, as the production, distribution and audience of films cross national boundaries, film scholars have begun to think in terms of ‘transnational’ rather than national cinema. This book is positioned within the emerging field of transnational cinema, and offers a groundbreaking study of...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films

    Edited by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films comprises 200 essays by leading film scholars analysing the most important, influential, innovative and interesting films of all time. Arranged alphabetically, each entry explores why each film is significant for those who study film and explores the social,...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. South Asian Transnationalisms

    Cultural Exchange in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Babli Sinha

    Series: Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

    South Asian Transnationalisms explores encounters in twentieth century South Asia beyond the conventional categories of center and periphery, colonizer and colonized. Considering the cultural and political exchanges between artists and intellectuals of South Asia with counterparts in the United...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Chinese and Japanese Films on the Second World War

    Edited by King-fai Tam, Timothy Y. Tsu, Sandra Wilson

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book examines representations of the Second World War in postwar Chinese and Japanese cinema. Drawing on a wide range of scholarly disciplines, and analysing a wide range of films, it demonstrates the potential of war movies for understanding contemporary China and Japan. It shows how the war...

    To Be Published August 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Iranian Cinema in a Global Context

    Policy, Politics, and Form

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Blake Atwood

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Iranian films have been the subject of much critical and scholarly attention over the past several decades, and Iranian filmmakers are mainstays of international film festivals. Yet most of the attention has been focused on a small segment of Iranian film production: auteurist art cinema. Iranian...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Multimedia Stardom in Hong Kong

    Image, Performance and Identity

    By Leung Wing-Fai

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book explores how media stars in Hong Kong are formed, how they relate to popular culture and to media industries in Hong Kong and more widely, and how the phenomenon of stardom is evolving. It considers stardom across a range of media including films, television, pop music, magazines,...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Bangladesh Cinema and National Identity

    In Search of the Modern?

    By Zakir Hossain Raju

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book analyses the relationship between cinema and modernity in Bangladesh. It investigates the roles of a non-western ‘national’ film industry in Asia in constructing nationhood and identity within colonial and postcolonial predicaments. The political and economic forces and the cultural...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Ethics, Subject and Place in Chinese-Language Documentaries

    By Kuei-fen Chiu, Yingjin Zhang

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Documentary film-making is one of the most vibrant areas of media activity in the Chinese world, with many independent film-makers producing documentaries that deal with a range of sensitive socio-political matters, bringing to their work a strongly ethical approach. This book examines this...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge