• Historicising Transmedia Storytelling: Early Twentieth-Century Transmedia Story Worlds book cover

    Historicising Transmedia Storytelling

    Early Twentieth-Century Transmedia Story Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Freeman

    Tracing the industrial emergence of transmedia storytelling—typically branded a product of the contemporary digital media landscape—this book provides a historicised intervention into understandings of how fictional stories flow across multiple media forms. Through studies of the storyworlds…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Liminality and the Short Story: Boundary Crossings in American, Canadian, and British Writing book cover

    Liminality and the Short Story

    Boundary Crossings in American, Canadian, and British Writing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jochen Achilles, Ina Bergmann

    This book is a study of the short story, one of the widest taught genres in English literature, from an innovative methodological perspective. Both liminality and the short story are well-researched phenomena, but the combination of both is not frequent. This book discusses the relevance of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Friendship and Queer Theory in the Renaissance: Gender and Sexuality in Early Modern England book cover

    Friendship and Queer Theory in the Renaissance

    Gender and Sexuality in Early Modern England, 1st Edition

    By John S. Garrison

    In this volume, the author offers a substantial reconsideration of same-sex relations in the early modern period, and argues that early modern writers – rather than simply celebrating a classical friendship model based in dyadic exclusivity and a rejection of self-interest – sought to innovate on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Cultural and Political Nostalgia in the Age of Terror: The Melancholic Sublime book cover

    Cultural and Political Nostalgia in the Age of Terror

    The Melancholic Sublime, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Leggatt

    This book re-examines the role of the sublime across a range of disparate cultural texts, from architecture and art, to literature, digital technology, and film, detailing a worrying trend towards nostalgia and arguing that, although the sublime has the potential to be the most powerful uniting…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Fans and Videogames: Histories, Fandom, Archives book cover

    Fans and Videogames

    Histories, Fandom, Archives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Swalwell, Angela Ndalianis, Helen Stuckey

    This anthology addresses videogames long history of fandom, and fans’ important role in game history and preservation. In order to better understand and theorize video games and game playing, it is necessary to study the activities of gamers themselves. Gamers are active creators in generating…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • LGBTQs, Media and Culture in Europe book cover

    LGBTQs, Media and Culture in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Dhoest, Lukasz Szulc, Bart Eeckhout

    Media matter, particularly to social minorities like lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. Rather than one homogenised idea of the ‘global gay’, what we find today is a range of historically and culturally specific expressions of gender and sexuality, which are reflected and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Explorations in Critical Studies of Advertising book cover

    Explorations in Critical Studies of Advertising

    1st Edition

    Edited by James F. Hamilton, Robert Bodle, Ezequiel Korin

    This volume provides a thoughtful and wide-ranging exploration of approaches to the critical study of advertising. Current and impending practices of advertising have in many ways exceeded the grasp of traditional modes of critique, due at least in part to their being formulated in very different…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Community Filmmaking: Diversity, Practices and Places book cover

    Community Filmmaking

    Diversity, Practices and Places, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarita Malik, Caroline Chapain, Roberta Comunian

    This book examines the role of community filmmaking in society and its connection with issues of cultural diversity, innovation, policy and practice in various places. Deploying a range of examples from Europe, North America, Australia and Hong Kong, the chapters show that film emerging from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Branding Oscar Wilde book cover

    Branding Oscar Wilde

    1st Edition

    By Michael Patrick Gillespie

    Branding Oscar Wilde traces the development and perception of Wilde’s public persona and examines the impact of interpretations of his writing. Through calculated behavior, provocative language, and arresting dress, Wilde self-consciously created a brand initially recognized by family and friends,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media book cover

    Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media

    1st Edition

    By Youna Kim

    This book explores the transnational mobility, everyday life and digital media use of childcare workers living and working abroad. Focusing specifically on Filipina, Indonesian, and Sri Lankan nannies in Europe, it offers insights as to the causes and implications of women’s mobility, using data…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Chinese Social Media: Social, Cultural, and Political Implications book cover

    Chinese Social Media

    Social, Cultural, and Political Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Kent, Katie Ellis, Jian Xu

    This book brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to address critical perspectives on Chinese language social media, internationalizing the state of social media studies beyond the Anglophone paradigm. The collection focuses on the intersections between Chinese language social media…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Film Comedy and the American Dream book cover

    Film Comedy and the American Dream

    1st Edition

    By Zach Sands

    Film Comedy and the American Dream is an examination of national identity in the era of the American superpower as projected in popular comedic films that center on issues of upward mobility. It is the story of what made audiences laugh and why, and what this says about the changing shape of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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