Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • The Secret Origins of Comics Studies book cover

    The Secret Origins of Comics Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Smith, Randy Duncan

    In The Secret Origins of Comics Studies, today’s leading comics scholars turn back a page to reveal the founding figures dedicated to understanding comics art. Edited by comics scholars Matthew J. Smith and Randy Duncan, this collection provides an in-depth study of the individuals and institutions…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge

  • Encyclopedia of American Humorists book cover

    Encyclopedia of American Humorists

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1988, this book contains entries on famous American Humorists. Humor has been present in American literature, from the beginning, and has developed characteristics that reflect the American character, both regional and national. Although American literature was, in the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • S. J. Perelman: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    S. J. Perelman

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1985, this bibliography focuses on the works of S. J. Perelman as a humorist, author, and screenwriter. It is divided into two major sections: "Works by S. J. Perelman" and "Critical Responses". Within each section, there are subdivisions which focus on various areas of S. J.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • S. J. Perelman: Critical Essays book cover

    S. J. Perelman

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1992, this book focuses on the oeuvre of S. J. Perelman. Taken together, the essays included serve as an introduction to this important humorist’s work, both in terms of the specific short prose pieces, plays, and films examined and as an overview of his lengthy professional…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Digital Publics: Cultural Political Economy, Financialisation and Creative Organisational Politics book cover

    Digital Publics

    Cultural Political Economy, Financialisation and Creative Organisational Politics, 1st Edition

    By John Michael Roberts

    Today we often hear academics, commentators, pundits, and politicians telling us that new media has transformed activism, providing an array of networks for ordinary people to become creatively involved in a multitude of social and political practices. But what exactly is the ideology lurking…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Football and Accelerated Culture: This Modern Sporting Life book cover

    Football and Accelerated Culture

    This Modern Sporting Life, 1st Edition

    By Steve Redhead

    In Football and Accelerated Culture, Steve Redhead offers a new and challenging theorisation of global football culture, exploring the relationship between sport and culture in a rapidly shifting world. Incorporating cutting-edge concepts, from accelerated culture and claustropolitanism to…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The New Woman's Film: Femme-centric Movies for Smart Chicks book cover

    The New Woman's Film

    Femme-centric Movies for Smart Chicks, 1st Edition

    By Hilary Radner

    With the chick flick arguably in decline, film scholars may well ask: what has become of the woman’s film? Little attention has been paid to the proliferation of films, often from the independent sector, that do not sit comfortably in either the category of popular culture or that of high art––…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • Law and Enjoyment: Power, Pleasure and Psychoanalysis book cover

    Law and Enjoyment

    Power, Pleasure and Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Hourigan

    This book advocates, and develops, a critical account of the relationship between law and the largely neglected issue of ‘enjoyment’. Taking popular culture seriously – as a lived and meaningful basis for a wider understanding of law, beyond the strictures of legal institutions and professional…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Lady Gaga and Popular Music: Performing Gender, Fashion, and Culture book cover

    Lady Gaga and Popular Music

    Performing Gender, Fashion, and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Iddon, Melanie L. Marshall

    This book is a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary examination of the music and figure of Lady Gaga, combining approaches from scholars in cultural studies, art, fashion, and music. It represents one of the first scholarly volumes devoted to Lady Gaga, who has become, over a few short years, central…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • The Aesthetics and Affects of Cuteness book cover

    The Aesthetics and Affects of Cuteness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua Paul Dale, Joyce Goggin, Julia Leyda, Anthony P. McIntyre, Diane Negra

    Cuteness is one of the most culturally pervasive aesthetics of the new millennium and its rapid social proliferation suggests that the affective responses it provokes find particular purchase in a contemporary era marked by intensive media saturation and spreading economic precarity. Rejecting…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge

  • Modernist Star Maps: Celebrity, Modernity, Culture book cover

    Modernist Star Maps

    Celebrity, Modernity, Culture, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Jaffe

    Edited by Jonathan Goldman

    Bringing together Canadian, American, and British scholars, this volume explores the relationship between modernism and modern celebrity culture. In support of the collection's overriding thesis that modern celebrity and modernism are mutually determining phenomena, the contributors take on a range…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • America in Literature and Film: Modernist Perceptions, Postmodernist Representations book cover

    America in Literature and Film

    Modernist Perceptions, Postmodernist Representations, 1st Edition

    By Ahmed Elbeshlawy

    Utilizing Lacan's psychoanalytic theory and Zizek's philosophical adaption of it, this book brings into dialogue a series of modernist and postmodernist literary works, films, and critical theory that are concerned with defining America. Ahmed Elbeshlawy demonstrates that how America is perceived…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

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