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Forthcoming World Cinema Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Asian Cinema and the Use of Space

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Lilian Chee, Edna Lim

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Asian cinemas are not only connected to a global network and participate in producing an international film history, but are also influenced by particular spatial, cultural, social and political movements and transformations. This interdisciplinary study forwards a productive pairing of Asian...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. East Asia Beyond the History Wars

    Confronting the Ghosts of Violence

    By Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Morris Low, Leonid Petrov, Timothy Y. Tsu

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    East Asia is now the world’s economic powerhouse, but ghosts of history continue to trouble relations between the key countries of the region, particularly between Japan, China and the two Koreas. Unhappy legacies of Japan’s military expansion in pre-war Asia prompt on-going calls for apologies,...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Film Studies

    A Global Introduction

    By Glyn Davis, Kay Dickinson, Lisa Patti, Amy Villarejo

    Film Studies: A Global Introduction reroutes film studies from its Euro-American focus and canon in order to introduce students to a medium that has always been global but has become differently and insistently so in the digital age. Glyn Davis, Kay Dickinson, Lisa Patti and Amy Villarejo’s...

    To Be Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Mad Tales from Bollywood

    Portrayal of Mental Illness in Conventional Hindi Cinema

    By Dinesh Bhugra

    This is the first book to investigate how mental illness is portrayed in Hindi cinema. It examines attitudes towards mental illness in Indian culture, how they are reflected in Hindi films, and how culture has influenced the portrayal of the psychoses. Dinesh Bhugra guides the reader through...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. North African Cinema in a Global Context

    Through the Lens of Diaspora

    Edited by Andrea Khalil

    This book provides insight into contemporary film production from North African countries referred to as the Maghreb. Focus is both on the socio-economic context of film production, which suffers some of the same setbacks and obstacles as other regions of the developing world, and on the thematic...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Twenty-First Century Bollywood

    By Ajay Gehlawat

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Key changes have emerged in Bollywood in the new millennium. Twenty-First Century Bollywood traces the emerging shifts in both the content and form of Bollywood cinema and examines these new tendencies in relation to the changing dynamics of Indian culture. The book historically situates these...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. World Cinema, Theology, and the Human

    Humanity in Deep Focus

    By Antonio Sison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

    Forging an open-minded but reasoned dialogue between nine acclaimed titles of world cinema, and a range of theological perspectives that touch on the theme of human experience, World Cinema, Theology, and the Human offers fresh portals of insight for the interdisciplinary area of Theology and Film....

    To Be Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Spaces of the Cinematic Home

    Behind the Screen Door

    Edited by Eleanor Andrews, Stella Hockenhull, Fran Pheasant-Kelly

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This book examines the ways in which the house appears in films and the modes by which it moves beyond being merely a backdrop for action. Specifically, it explores the ways that domestic spaces carry inherent connotations that filmmakers exploit to enhance meanings and pleasures within film....

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Kurosawa, Rashomon and Their Legacies

    Rashomon Effects

    Edited by Blair Davis, Robert Anderson, Jan Walls

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Akira Kurosawa is arguably known as the director who opened up Japanese film to Western audiences and following his death in 1998, a process of reflection has begun about his life’s work as whole and its legacy to the cinema and its global audiences. Rashomon has arguably become the...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge