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  • American Film Exhibition and an Analysis of the Motion Picture Industry's Market Structure 1963-1980 book cover

    American Film Exhibition and an Analysis of the Motion Picture Industry's Market Structure 1963-1980

    1st Edition

    By Gary Edgerton

    This study looks at how the movie industry organisation functioned between the late ‘40s and 1983 when it was originally published. It describes the changing role of domestic exhibition through this time and analyses the wider film industry to provide a model of the exhibition structure in relation…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Documenting World Politics: A Critical Companion to IR and Non-Fiction Film book cover

    Documenting World Politics

    A Critical Companion to IR and Non-Fiction Film, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rens Van Munster, Casper Sylvest

    As a central component of contemporary culture, films mirror and shape political debate. Reflecting on this development, scholars in the field of International Relations (IR) increasingly explore the intersection of TV series, fiction film and global politics. So far, however, virtually no…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • The Memory of Sound: Preserving the Sonic Past book cover

    The Memory of Sound

    Preserving the Sonic Past, 1st Edition

    By Seán Street

    This book explores the connections between sound and memory across all electronic media, with a particular focus on radio. Street explores our capacity to remember through sound and how we can help ourselves preserve a sense of self through the continuity of memory. In so doing, he analyzes how the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Hollywood Feature Film in Postwar Britain book cover

    The Hollywood Feature Film in Postwar Britain

    1st Edition

    By Paul Swann

    When this book was originally published in 1987, the American feature film had been colonising the world’s imagination for over 75 years and the book studies that experience in Britain, where American films have always dominated cinema screens, both commercially and intellectually. The timeframe is…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • The Films of Werner Herzog: Between Mirage and History book cover

    The Films of Werner Herzog

    Between Mirage and History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Corrigan

    Given Herzog’s own pronouncement that ‘film is not the art of scholars, but of illiterates,’ it is not surprising that his work has aroused ambivalent and contradictory responses. Visually and philosophically ambitious and at the same time provocatively eccentric, Herzog’s films have been greeted…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Directors and Directions: Cinema for the Seventies book cover

    Directors and Directions

    Cinema for the Seventies, 1st Edition

    By John Russell Taylor

    This is a study of nine key film-makers who came into prominence in the early ‘70s: Claude Chabrol, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Lindsay Anderson, Stanley Kubrick, Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey, Satyajit Ray, Miklos Jancsó, and Dušan Makavejev – representing seven film-producing countries. In this book…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • The Decline of the Cinema: An Economist’s Report book cover

    The Decline of the Cinema

    An Economist’s Report, 1st Edition

    By John Spraos

    Between 1952 and 1962, when this book was originally published, the number of people visiting British cinemas had fallen by nearly two thirds and was little more than half the pre-war total. Nearly 1500 of the 4500 cinemas functioning in 1955 had closed five years later, and the author here…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Film and Reform: John Grierson and the Documentary Film Movement book cover

    Film and Reform

    John Grierson and the Documentary Film Movement, 1st Edition

    By Ian Aitken

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Cinema Eye, Cinema Ear: Some Key Film-makers of the Sixties book cover

    Cinema Eye, Cinema Ear

    Some Key Film-makers of the Sixties, 1st Edition

    By John Russell Taylor

    Since the cinema first began to be taken seriously as an art form, there has been a constant debate on the question: who is the real creator of the film, the writer or the director? This study of a group of key film-makers in the sixties suggests that during this decade there was an emergence…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Film Semiotics, Metz, and Leone's Trilogy book cover

    Film Semiotics, Metz, and Leone's Trilogy

    1st Edition

    By Lane Roth

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Hollywood in the Age of Television book cover

    Hollywood in the Age of Television

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tino Balio

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Performing Memory in Art and Popular Culture book cover

    Performing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    This volume pursues a new line of research in cultural memory studies by understanding memory as a performative act in art and popular culture. The authors take their cue from the observation that art and popular culture enact memory and generate processes of memory. They do memory, and in this…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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