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Major Works: Media & Film Studies

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 118 new and published major works in the subject of Media & Film Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Feature Films as History

    Edited by K. R. M. Short

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    Bringing together the work of leading film historians, originally published in 1981, this book illustrates the breadth of methodological approaches adopted by the field and the variety of its interests. Dealing with a period from about 1924-1945, it considers feature films in particular, showing...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Film and Reform

    John Grierson and the Documentary Film Movement

    By Ian Aitken

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    Best known for his documentaries such as Drifters, North Sea, and Housing Problems, John Grierson was the most important figure in the British documentary film movement and one of the most influential of British film theorists. This major assessment of Grierson and the documentary film movement...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Film and the Working Class

    The Feature Film in British and American Society

    By Peter Stead

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    Taking the subject chronologically from the 1890s to when the book was initially published in 1989, this book analyses those films specifically concerned with working-class conditions and struggle, and discusses them within the context of the debate on the social significance of the feature film....

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Film Propaganda and American Politics

    An Analysis and Filmography

    By James Combs, Sara T. Combs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    Originally published in 1994, this important book traces the rise of film propaganda in the 20th Century, discussing specifically how film can be used to manipulate public perception and opinions. Two distinct areas are covered: war propaganda, including feature and documentary films regarding...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Film Semiotics, Metz, and Leone's Trilogy

    By Lane Roth

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    Semiotics offers a systematic approach to analysing the stylistic structure of film. When this study was originally published in 1983 this was a recent addition to the methods of film study and it presents an explanation of film semiotics with direct application to comparative film research. It...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Hollywood Goes to War

    Films and American Society, 1939-1952

    By Colin Shindler

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    A historian’s view of the relationship between American history and the American film industry, this book is a witty and perceptive account of Hollywood and its films in the years from the outbreak of the Second World War in Europe to the end of the war in Korea, It describes how film makers and...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Hollywood in the Age of Television

    Edited by Tino Balio

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    This collection of papers examines the evolving relationship between the motion picture industry and television from the 1940s onwards. The institutional and technological histories of the film and TV industries are looked at, concluding that Hollywood and television had a symbiotic relationship...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Image and Influence

    Studies in the Sociology of Film

    By Andrew Tudor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    This text outlines what sociologists need to know of the nature of communication and of mass culture, while also looking in some empirical detail at the workings of the Hollywood community and the psychology of the star system. It explores trends such as attempts to adapt semiology and...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Masters of the Soviet Cinema

    Crippled Creative Biographies

    By Herbert Marshall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    Eisenstein, Pudovkin, Dovzhenko, Vertov: these Soviet film directors are acknowledged to be among the greatest in the history of cinematography. To Eisenstein we owe such films as Battleship Potemkin and October; to Pudovkin Mother and The End of St Petersburg; to Dovzhenko Earth and Zvenigora; and...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Motion Picture Series and Sequels

    A Reference Guide

    By Bernard A. Drew

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    In 1989 alone, for example, there were some forty-five major motion pictures which were sequels or part of a series. The film series phenomenon crosses all genres and has been around since the silent film era. This reference guide, in alphabetical order, lists some 906 English Language motion...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Japanese Cinema
    Edited by Nikki J.Y. Lee, Julian Stringer
    To Be Published September 25th 2014
  2. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind
    By Kenneth Sayre
    To Be Published October 28th 2014
  3. Routledge Library Editions: Journalism
    By Various
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  4. Bollywood
    Edited by Rachel Dwyer
    To Be Published March 9th 2015
  5. Mobile Technologies, 4-vol. set
    Edited by Gerard Goggin, Rich Ling, Larissa Hjorth
    To Be Published August 24th 2015

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