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  1. 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 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Horror Film and Affect

    Towards a Corporeal Model of Viewership

    By Xavier Aldana Reyes

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This book brings together three areas of study that have received consistent academic attention in recent years – affect theory, horror cinema, and performance studies – to make a significant contribution to the study of moving images of mutilation and audience reception. Aldana Reyes develops a...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 February 29th 2016 by Routledge

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Recently Published Books

  1. Hollywood Action Films and Spatial Theory
    By Nick Jones
    Published March 10th 2015
  2. Film Genre for the Screenwriter
    By Jule Selbo
    Published August 4th 2014
  3. The Woman's Film of the 1940s: Gender, Narrative, and History
    By Alison L. McKee
    Published April 23rd 2014
  4. Science Fiction TV
    By J. P. Telotte
    Published February 20th 2014
  5. The Biopic in Contemporary Film Culture
    Edited by Tom Brown, Belén Vidal
    Published December 6th 2013

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