• Girlhood, Schools, and Media: Popular Discourses of the Achieving Girl book cover

    Girlhood, Schools, and Media

    Popular Discourses of the Achieving Girl, 1st Edition

    By Michele Paule

    This book explores the circulation and reception of popular discourses of achieving girlhood, and the ways in which girls themselves participate in such circulation. It examines the figure of the achieving girl within wider discourses of neoliberal self-management and post-feminist possibility,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Global Glam and Popular Music: Style and Spectacle from the 1970s to the 2000s book cover

    Global Glam and Popular Music

    Style and Spectacle from the 1970s to the 2000s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Chapman, Henry Johnson

    This book is the first to explore style and spectacle in glam popular music performance from the 1970s to the present day, and from an international perspective. Focus is given to a number of representative artists, bands, and movements, as well as national, regional, and cultural contexts from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime book cover

    Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Temenuga Trifonova

    In the course of its long and tumultuous history the sublime has alternated between spatial and temporal definitions, from its conceptualization in terms of the grandeur and infinity of Nature (spatial), to its postmodern redefinition as an "event" (temporal), from its conceptualization in terms of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Heritage and the Legacy of the Past in Contemporary Britain book cover

    Heritage and the Legacy of the Past in Contemporary Britain

    1st Edition

    By Ryan Trimm

    Bringing together heritage studies and literary studies, this book examines heritage as a ubiquitous trope in contemporary Britain, a seemingly inescapable figure for relations to the past. Inheritance has been an important metaphor for characterizing cultural and political traditions since the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Between the Public and Private in Mobile Communication book cover

    Between the Public and Private in Mobile Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ana Serrano Tellería

    Mobile devices’ impact on daily life has raised relevant questions regarding public and private space and communication. Both the technological environment (operating systems, platforms, apps) and media ecosystems (interface design, participatory culture, social media) influence how users deal with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • 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

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