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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 86 new and published books in the subject of World Cinema — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Routledge Dictionary of Turkish Cinema

    By Gönül Dönmez-Colin

    The first critical and analytical dictionary of Turkish Cinema, this book provides a comprehensive overview of Turkish cinema from its beginnings to the present day. Addressing the lacuna in scholarly work on the topic, this dictionary provides immense detail on a wide range of aspects of Turkish...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Popular Culture in Africa

    The Episteme of the Everyday

    Edited by Stephanie Newell, Onookome Okome

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume marks the 25th anniversary of Karin Barber’s ground-breaking article, "Popular Arts in Africa", which stimulated new debates about African popular culture and its defining categories. Focusing on performances, audiences, social contexts and texts, contributors ask how African...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Documenting Taiwan on Film

    Issues and Methods in New Documentaries

    Edited by Sylvia Li-chun Lin, Tze-Lan Deborah Sang

    Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

    To date, there is but a handful of articles on documentary films from Taiwan. This volume seeks to remedy the paucity in this area of research and conduct a systematic analysis of the genre. Each contributor to the volume investigates the various aspects of documentary by focusing on one or two...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Korea’s Occupied Cinemas, 1893-1948

    The Untold History of the Film Industry

    By Brian Yecies, Ae-Gyung Shim

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Korea’s Occupied Cinemas, 1893-1948 compares and contrasts the development of cinema in Korea during the Japanese occupation (1910-1945) and US Army Military (1945-1948) periods within the larger context of cinemas in occupied territories. It differs from previous studies by drawing links between...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. International Perspectives on Chicana/o Studies

    "This World is My Place"

    Edited by Catherine Leen, Niamh Thornton

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume examines how the field of Chicana/o studies has developed to become an area of interest to scholars far beyond the United States and Spain. For this reason, the volume includes contributions by a range of international scholars and takes the concept of place as a unifying paradigm. As a...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Korean Wave

    Korean Media Go Global

    Edited by Youna Kim

    Series: Internationalizing Media Studies

    Since the late 1990s South Korea has emerged as a new center for the production of transnational popular culture - the first instance of a major global circulation of Korean popular culture in history. Why popular (or not)? Why now? What does it mean socially, culturally and politically in a global...

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Transnational Chinese Cinemas

    The Amoy-Dialect Film Industry in Cold War Asia

    By Jeremy E. Taylor

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    The Amoy-dialect film industry emerged in the 1950s, producing cheap, b-grade films in Hong Kong for direct export to the theatres of Manila Chinatown, southern Taiwan and Singapore. Films made in Amoy dialect - a dialect of Chinese - reflected a particular period in the history of the Chinese...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Postcommunist Film - Russia, Eastern Europe and World Culture

    Moving Images of Postcommunism

    Edited by Lars Kristensen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    A post-communist condition has arisen from the fall of the Berlin Wall and later the Soviet Empire: this book looks at how this condition has manifested itself globally in the production of post-communist film. It argues post-communism is a shared experience on a geopolitical level, unlimited by...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Transnational Horror Across Visual Media

    Fragmented Bodies

    Edited by Dana Och, Kirsten Strayer

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume investigates the horror genre across national boundaries (including locations such as Africa, Turkey, and post-Soviet Russia) and different media forms, illustrating the ways that horror can be theorized through the circulation, reception, and production of transnational media texts....

    Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Japanese Horror Films and their American Remakes

    By Valerie Wee

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    The Ring (2002)—Hollywood’s remake of the Japanese cult success Ringu (1998)—marked the beginning of a significant trend in the late 1990s and early 2000s of American adaptations of Asian horror films. This book explores this complex process of adaptation, paying particular attention to the various...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Bangladesh Cinema and National Identity: In Search of the Modern?
    By Zakir Hossain Raju
    To Be Published October 8th 2014
  2. American and Chinese-Language Cinemas: Examining Cultural Flows
    Edited by Lisa Funnell, Man-Fung Yip
    To Be Published October 10th 2014
  3. Russian Cinema
    By David Gillespie
    To Be Published November 3rd 2014
  4. Spanish Cinema
    By Rob Stone
    To Be Published November 3rd 2014
  5. The Western
    By David Lusted
    To Be Published November 3rd 2014

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