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  1. Celebrity and Glamour in Contemporary Russia

    Shocking Chic

    Edited by Helena Goscilo, Vlad Strukov

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This is the first book to explore the phenomenon of glamour and celebrity in contemporary Russian culture, ranging across media forms, disciplinary boundaries and modes of inquiry, with particular emphasis on the media personality. The book demonstrates how the process of ‘celebrification’ in...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. History on Film/Film on History

    2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Rosenstone

    Series: History: Concepts,Theories and Practice

    History on Film/Film on History demonstrates how films can be analyzed as historical sources. It offers undergraduates an introduction to some of the first issues involved with studying historical films. Rosenstone argues that to leave history films out of the discussion of the meaning of the...

    Published March 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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....

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Women's Narrative and Film in 20th Century Spain

    Edited by Kathleen Glenn

    Women's Narrative and Film in 20th Century Spain examines the development of the feminine cultural tradition in spain and how this tradition reshaped and defined a Spanish national identity. Each chapter focuses on representation of autobiography, alienation and exile, marginality, race, eroticism...

    Published December 9th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Film in Contemporary Southeast Asia

    Cultural Interpretation and Social Intervention

    Edited by David C. L. Lim, Hiroyuki Yamamoto

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book discusses contemporary film in all the main countries of Southeast Asia, and the social practices and ideologies which films either represent or oppose. It shows how film acquires signification through cultural interpretation, and how film also serves as a site of contestations between...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Postcolonial Cinema Studies

    Edited by Sandra Ponzanesi, Marguerite Waller

    This collection of essays foregrounds the work of filmmakers in theorizing and comparing postcolonial conditions, recasting debates in both cinema and postcolonial studies. Postcolonial cinema is presented, not as a rigid category, but as an optic through which to address questions of postcolonial...

    Published October 24th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Transnational Asian Identities in Pan-Pacific Cinemas

    The Reel Asian Exchange

    Edited by Philippa Gates, Lisa Funnell

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This collection examines the exchange of Asian identities taking place at the levels of both film production and film reception amongst pan-Pacific cinemas. The authors consider, on the one hand, texts that exhibit what Mette Hjort refers to as, "marked transnationality," and on the other, the...

    Published October 21st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Global Chinese Cinema

    The Culture and Politics of 'Hero'

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    The film Hero, directed by Zhang Yimou and released in 2002, is widely regarded as the first globally successful indigenous Chinese blockbuster. A big expensive film with multiple stars, spectacular scenery, and astonishing action sequences, it touched on key questions of Chinese culture, nation...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Japanese Cinema and Otherness

    Nationalism, Multiculturalism and the Problem of Japaneseness

    By Mika Ko

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Over the last 20 years, ethnic minority groups have been increasingly featured in Japanese Films. However, the way these groups are presented has not been a subject of investigation. This study examines the representation of so-called Others – foreigners, ethnic minorities, and Okinawans – in...

    Published August 9th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Latsploitation, Exploitation Cinemas, and Latin America

    Edited by Victoria Ruétalo, Dolores Tierney

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Exploring the much neglected area of Latin American exploitation cinema, this anthology challenges established continental and national histories and canons which often exclude exploitation cinema due to its perceived ‘low’ cultural status. It argues that Latin American exploitation cinema...

    Published July 1st 2011 by Routledge