• The Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerard Goggin, Mark McLelland

    The Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories brings together research on the diverse Internet histories that have evolved in different regions, language cultures and social contexts across the globe. While the Internet is now in its fifth decade, the understanding and formulation of its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Narratology of Comic Art book cover

    The Narratology of Comic Art

    1st Edition

    By Kai Mikkonen

    By placing comics in a lively dialogue with contemporary narrative theory, The Narratology of Comic Art builds a systematic theory of narrative comics, going beyond the typical focus on the Anglophone tradition. This involves not just the exploration of those properties in comics that can be…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Walt Whitman and British Socialism: �The Love of Comrades� book cover

    Walt Whitman and British Socialism

    �The Love of Comrades�, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten Harris

    This is the first sustained examination of Walt Whitman’s influence on British socialism. Harris combines a contextual historical study of Whitman’s reception with focused close readings of a variety of poems, books, articles, letters and speeches. She calls attention to Whitman’s own demand for…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Queer Victorian Families: Curious Relations in Literature book cover

    Queer Victorian Families

    Curious Relations in Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Duc Dau, Shale Preston

    The Victorians elevated the home and heteronormative family life to an almost secular religion. Yet alongside the middle-class domestic ideal were other families, many of which existed in the literature of the time. Queer Victorian Families: Curious Relations in Literature is chiefly concerned with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Screen Comedy and Online Audiences book cover

    Screen Comedy and Online Audiences

    1st Edition

    By Inger-Lise Kalviknes Bore

    The question of why we laugh (or don't laugh) has intrigued scholars since antiquity. This book contributes to that debate by exploring how we evaluate screen comedy. What kinds of criteria do we use to judge films and TV shows that are meant to be funny? And what might that have to do with our…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Retail and the Artifice of Social Change book cover

    Retail and the Artifice of Social Change

    1st Edition

    By Steven Miles

    In Retail and Social Change Steven Miles, presents a cross-disciplinary analysis of the evolution of retail and how in both its material and virtual guises it has come to reframe our relationship with the social world. Retail has become increasingly influential in homogenising the urban experience.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Television and Serial Adaptation book cover

    Television and Serial Adaptation

    1st Edition

    By Shannon Wells-Lassagne

    As American television continues to garner considerable esteem, rivalling the seventh art in its "cinematic" aesthetics and the complexity of its narratives, one aspect of its development has been relatively unexamined. While film has long acknowledged its tendency to adapt, an ability that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Politics and Aesthetics of Hunger and Disgust: Perspectives on the Dark Grotesque book cover

    The Politics and Aesthetics of Hunger and Disgust

    Perspectives on the Dark Grotesque, 1st Edition

    By Michel Delville, Andrew Norris

    This study examines how hunger narratives and performances contribute to a reconsideration of neglected or prohibited domains of thinking which only a full confrontation with the body’s heterogeneity and plasticity can reveal. From literary motif or psychosomatic symptom to revolutionary gesture or…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Methods for Studying Video Games and Religion book cover

    Methods for Studying Video Games and Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vít Šisler, Kerstin Radde-Antweiler, Xenia Zeiler

    Game studies has been an understudied area within the emerging field of digital media and religion. Video games can reflect, reject, or reconfigure traditionally held religious ideas and often serve as sources for the production of religious practices and ideas. This collection of essays presents a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity: Transdisciplinary Approaches book cover

    Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity

    Transdisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Foellmer, Margreth Lünenborg, Christoph Raetzsch

    As individuals incorporate new forms of media into their daily routines, these media transform individuals’ engagement with networks of heterogeneous actors. Using the concept of media practices, this volume looks at processes of social and political transformation in diverse regions of the world…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • The Evolution of Black Women in Television: Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses book cover

    The Evolution of Black Women in Television

    Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses, 1st Edition

    By Imani M. Cheers

    This book seeks to interrogate the representation of Black women in television. Cheers explores how the increase of Black women in media ownership and creative executive roles (producers, showrunners, directors and writers) in the last 30 years affected the fundamental cultural shift in Black women…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Women Do Genre in Film and Television book cover

    Women Do Genre in Film and Television

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Harrod, Katarzyna Paszkiewicz

    Winner of first Prize in the BAFTSS Best Edited Collection competition, this volume examines how different generations of women work within the genericity of audio-visual storytelling not necessarily to ‘undo’ or ‘subvert’ popular formats, but also to draw on their generative force. Recent examples…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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