Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Sonic Politics: Music and Social Movements in the Americas book cover

    Sonic Politics

    Music and Social Movements in the Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Wilfried Raussert

    This volume analyses the narration of the social through music and the seismographic function of music to detect social problems and envision alternatives. Beyond state-driven attempts to link musical production to the official narrative of the nation, mass musical movements emerged during the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • The European Ritual: Football in the New Europe book cover

    The European Ritual

    Football in the New Europe, 1st Edition

    By Anthony King

    Football constitutes a vivid public ritual in contemporary European culture through which emergent social solidarities and new economic networks have come into being. This fascinating and unique volume traces the transformation of European football from the 1950s to the present, focusing in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • The Lemonade Reader book cover

    The Lemonade Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kinitra D. Brooks, Kameelah L. Martin

    The Lemonade Reader is an interdisciplinary collection that explores the nuances of Beyoncé’s 2016 visual album, Lemonade. The essays and editorials present fresh, cutting-edge scholarship fueled by contemporary thoughts on film, material culture, religion, and black feminism. Envisioned as an…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge

  • Indian Horror Cinema: (En)gendering the Monstrous book cover

    Indian Horror Cinema

    (En)gendering the Monstrous, 1st Edition

    By Mithuraaj Dhusiya

    This book studies the hitherto overlooked genre of horror cinema in India. It uncovers some unique and diverse themes that these films deal with, including the fear of the unknown, the supernatural, occult practices, communication with spirits of the deceased, ghosts, reincarnation, figures of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • More Words about Pictures: Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People book cover

    More Words about Pictures

    Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Perry Nodelman, Naomi Hamer, Mavis Reimer

    This volume represents the current state of research on picture books and other adjacent hybrid forms of visual/verbal texts such as comics, graphic novels, and book apps, with a particular focus on texts produced for and about young people. When Perry Nodelman’s Words about Pictures: the Narrative…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Ecoprecarity: Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture book cover

    Ecoprecarity

    Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    Ecoprecarity: Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture presents an examination of ecoprecarity - the precarious lives that humans lead in the process and event of ecological disaster, and the increasing precarious state of the environment itself as a result of human interventions - in…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Muslim Youth in the Diaspora: Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture book cover

    Muslim Youth in the Diaspora

    Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Pam Nilan

    In a world where the term Islam is ever-increasingly an inaccurate and insensitive synonym for terrorism, it is unsurprising that many Muslim youth in the West struggle for a viable sense of identity. This book takes up the hotly-debated issue of Muslim youth identity in western countries from the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Chronicling Ben-Hur’s Climb, 1880-1924 book cover

    Chronicling Ben-Hur’s Climb, 1880-1924

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Ryan

    First published in 1880, Lew Wallace’s Ben-Hur is one of the best-selling novels of all time. Employing analytical strategies from the fields of literature, fan studies, reception history, and media research, Barbara Ryan traces Ben-Hur’s popularity from 1880 to 1924. She analyzes fan mail as well…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • The World of DC Comics book cover

    The World of DC Comics

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Friedenthal

    The first sustained study of the DC Comics Multiverse, this book explores its history, meanings, and lasting influence. The multiverse is a unique exercise in world-building: a series of parallel and interactive worlds with a cohesive cosmology, developed by various creators over more than 50 years…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Imaginary Worlds

  • The Indian Partition in Literature and Films: History, Politics, and Aesthetics book cover

    The Indian Partition in Literature and Films

    History, Politics, and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    This book presents an examination of fictional representations, in books and films, of the 1947 Partition that led to the creation of the sovereign nation-states of India and Pakistan. While the process of representing the Partition experience through words and images began in the late 1940s, it is…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Gothic Heroines on Screen: Representation, Interpretation, and Feminist Inquiry book cover

    Gothic Heroines on Screen

    Representation, Interpretation, and Feminist Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamar Jeffers McDonald, Frances A. Kamm

    Gothic Heroines on Screen explores the translation of the literary Gothic heroine on screen, the potential consequences of these adaptations, and contemporary interpretations of the form. Each chapter illuminates the significance of this moving image mediation, relating its screen topics to their…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Gender and Popular Culture book cover

    Gender and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katie Milestone, Anneke Meyer

    The interconnections of gender and popular culture are multiple and varied, and serious scholarly work that examines gender through the lens of popular culture—and vice versa—is of central and growing significance in the academy. This is not only because battles about gender roles, rights, and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

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