• Surveillance in Asian Cinema: Under Eastern Eyes book cover

    Surveillance in Asian Cinema

    Under Eastern Eyes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Fang

    Critical theory and popular wisdom are rife with images of surveillance as an intrusive, repressive practice often suggestively attributed to eastern powers and opposed to western liberalism. Hollywood-dominated global media has long promulgated a geopoliticized east-west axis of freedom vs.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Big Smallness: Niche Marketing, the American Culture Wars, and the New Children�s Literature book cover

    The Big Smallness

    Niche Marketing, the American Culture Wars, and the New Children�s Literature, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Ann Abate

    This book is the first full-length critical study to explore the rapidly growing cadre of amateur-authored, independently-published, and niche-market picture books that have been released during the opening decades of the twenty-first century. Emerging from a powerful combination of the ease and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • US Youth Films and Popular Music: Identity, Genre, and Musical Agency book cover

    US Youth Films and Popular Music

    Identity, Genre, and Musical Agency, 1st Edition

    By Tim McNelis

    This book brings theory from popular music studies to an examination of identity and agency in youth films while building on, and complementing, film studies literature concerned with genre, identity, and representation. McNelis includes case studies of Hollywood and independent US youth films that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Popular Culture and the Austerity Myth: Hard Times Today book cover

    Popular Culture and the Austerity Myth

    Hard Times Today, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pete Bennett, Julian McDougall

    Contemporary popular culture is engaged in a rich and multi-levelled set of representational relations with austerity. This volume seeks to explore these relations, to ask: how does popular culture give expression to austerity; how are its effects conveyed; how do texts reproduce and expose its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Transtexts: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    The Rise of Transtexts

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin W.L. Derhy Kurtz, Mélanie Bourdaa

    This volume builds on previous notions of transmedia practices to develop the concept of transtexts, in order to account for both the industrial and user-generated contributions to the cross-media expansion of a story universe. On the one hand exists industrial transmedia texts, produced by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • War Gothic in Literature and Culture book cover

    War Gothic in Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Hantke, Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet

    In the context of the current explosion of interest in Gothic literature and popular culture, this interdisciplinary collection of essays explores for the first time the rich and long-standing relationship between war and the Gothic. Critics have described the global Seven Year’s War as the "…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Imaginary Worlds: A Subcreation Studies Anthology book cover

    Revisiting Imaginary Worlds

    A Subcreation Studies Anthology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Wolf

    The concept of world and the practice of world creation have been with us since antiquity, but they are now achieving unequalled prominence. In this timely anthology of subcreation studies, an international roster of contributors come together to examine the rise and structure of worlds, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Camera-Eye Metaphor in Cinema book cover

    The Camera-Eye Metaphor in Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Christian Quendler

    This book explores the cultural, intellectual, and artistic fascination with camera-eye metaphors in film culture of the twentieth century. By studying the very metaphor that cinema lives by, it provides a rich and insightful map of our understanding of cinema and film styles and shows how cinema…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Tropical Gothic in Literature and Culture: The Americas book cover

    Tropical Gothic in Literature and Culture

    The Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Justin D. Edwards, Sandra Vasconcelos

    Tropical Gothic examines Gothic within a specific geographical area of ‘the South’ of the Americas. In so doing, we structure the book around geographical coordinates (from North to South) and move between various national traditions of the gothic (Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, etc) alongside regional…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway, Genevieve Bell

    With the increase of digital and networked media in everyday life, researchers have increasingly turned their gaze to the symbolic and cultural elements of technologies. From studying online game communities, locative and social media to YouTube and mobile media, ethnographic approaches to digital…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Young Bisexual Women�s Experiences in Secondary Schools book cover

    Young Bisexual Women�s Experiences in Secondary Schools

    1st Edition

    By Mary-Anne McAllum

    Emerging from a case study in secondary schools, this book explores young bisexual women’s notions of bisexuality through their own sense of self-identification and how they express their personal beliefs. McAllum sheds light on the presence and practices of "bisexual misrecognition" and "…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Serial Podcast and Storytelling in the Digital Age book cover

    The Serial Podcast and Storytelling in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen McCracken

    This volume analyzes the Serial podcast, situating it in the trajectory of other popular crime narratives and contemporary cultural theory. Contributors focus on topics such as the ethics of the use of fiction techniques in investigative journalism, the epistemological overlay of postmodern…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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