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Forthcoming Film Genre Books

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  1. Endangering Science Fiction Film

    Edited by Sean Redmond, Leon Marvell

    Series: AFI Film Readers

    Endangering Science Fiction Film explores the ways in which science fiction film is a dangerous and endangering genre. The collection argues that its cinematic power rests in its ability to imagine ‘Other’ worlds that challenge and disturb the lived conditions of the ‘real’ world, as it is...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Spectacle in "Classical" Cinemas

    Musicality and Historicity in the 1930s

    By Tom Brown

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Spectacle is not often considered to be a significant part of the style of ‘classical’ cinema. Indeed, some of the most influential accounts of cinematic classicism define it virtually by the supposed absence of spectacle. Spectacle in ‘Classical’ Cinemas: Musicality and Historicity in the 1930s...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Fairy-Tale Films Beyond Disney

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Jack Zipes, Pauline Greenhill, Kendra Magnus-Johnston

    The fairy tale has become one of the dominant cultural forms and genres internationally, thanks in large part to its many manifestations on screen. Yet the history and relevance of the fairy-tale film have largely been neglected. In this follow-up to Jack Zipes’s award-winning book The Enchanted...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary Documentary

    Edited by Daniel Marcus, Selmin Kara

    Contemporary Documentary offers a rich survey of the rapidly expanding landscape of documentary film, television, video, and new media. The collection of original essays addresses the emerging forms, popular genres, and innovative approaches of the digital era. The anthology highlights...

    To Be Published October 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Modern Superhero in Film and Television

    Popular Genre and American Cultural Values

    By Jeffrey A. Brown

    Series: Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

    Hollywood’s live-action superhero films currently dominate the worldwide box-office, with the characters enjoying more notoriety through their feature film and television depictions than they have ever before. This book argues that this immense popularity reveals deep cultural concerns about...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

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