• 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 – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge

  • The Freshman: Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture book cover

    The Freshman

    Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture, 1st Edition

    By Christina G. Petersen

    Before the advent of the teenager in the 1940s and the teenpic in the 1950s, The Freshman (Taylor and Newmeyer, 1925) represented 1920s college youth culture as an exclusive world of leisure to a mass audience. Starring popular slapstick comedian Harold Lloyd, The Freshman was a hit with audiences…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Queer European Cinema: Queering Cinematic Time and Space book cover

    Queer European Cinema

    Queering Cinematic Time and Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leanne Dawson

    Queer European Cinema commences with an overview of LGBTQ representation throughout cinematic history, interwoven with socio-political reality in Europe and beyond, to consider trends including the boarding school film, the gay road movie, and queer horror such as the lesbian vampire tale, before…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Masculinities and Desire: A Deleuzian Encounter book cover

    Masculinities and Desire

    A Deleuzian Encounter, 1st Edition

    By Marek Wojtaszek

    Masculinities and Desire considers the question of male subjectivity in relation to Deleuze and Guattari’s theory of desire. Western tradition has thought of desire from the vantage point of masculine subjectivity; what happens when the order is reversed, and desire speaks through masculinity? Can…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Cultural Production and the Politics of Women’s Work in American Literature and Film book cover

    Cultural Production and the Politics of Women’s Work in American Literature and Film

    1st Edition

    By Polina Kroik

    Cultural Production and the Politics of Women’s Work in American Literature and Film emphasizes the interrelation among women’s workplace roles, modes of authorship, and processes of subject-formation, pointing to some of the reasons for the persistence of limiting gender roles and occupational…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Independent Female Filmmakers: A Chronicle through Interviews, Profiles, and Manifestos book cover

    Independent Female Filmmakers

    A Chronicle through Interviews, Profiles, and Manifestos, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Meek

    Independent Female Filmmakers collects original and previously published essays, interviews, and manifestos from some of the most defining and groundbreaking independent female filmmakers of the last 40 years. Featuring material from the seminal magazine The Independent Film and Video…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Tyler Perry: Perspectives on Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality book cover

    Interpreting Tyler Perry

    Perspectives on Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamel Santa Cruze Bell, Ronald L. Jackson II

    Tyler Perry has become a significant figure in media due to his undeniable box office success led by his character Madea and popular TV sitcoms House of Payne and Meet the Browns. Perry built a multimedia empire based largely on his popularity among African American viewers and has become a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Black Women Filmmakers and Black Love on Screen book cover

    Black Women Filmmakers and Black Love on Screen

    1st Edition

    By Brandale N. Mills

    This book offers a thorough analysis of how romantic love between Black men and women (referred to here as Black Love) is portrayed in Hollywood films, specifically from the perspective of Black female filmmakers. Using historical and contemporary images of Black female representation in the media…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • The Nasty Woman and The Neo Femme Fatale in Contemporary Cinema book cover

    The Nasty Woman and The Neo Femme Fatale in Contemporary Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Piotrowska

    The Nasty Woman and the Neo Femme Fatale in Contemporary Cinema puts forward the theoretical notion of the ‘nasty woman’ as a means of examining female protagonists in contemporary culture and cinema, particularly films directed by women. The phrase is taken from an insult thrown at Hillary Clinton…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Feminism and Film

  • Masculinity, War and Violence book cover

    Masculinity, War and Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann-Dorte Christensen, Palle Rasmussen

    Addressing the relationship between masculinity, war, and violence, this book covers these themes broadly and across different disciplines. These analyses are located at different levels: public policies at the macro level; resistance and independence movements at the meso level; and masculine…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Actresses and Mental Illness: Histrionic Heroines book cover

    Actresses and Mental Illness

    Histrionic Heroines, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Gregory

    Actresses and Mental Illness investigates the relationship between the work of the actress and her personal experience of mental illness, from the late nineteenth through to the end of twentieth century. Over the past two decades scholars have made great advances in our understanding…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • The Routledge Companion to Cinema & Gender book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Cinema & Gender

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Lené Hole, Dijana Jelača, E. Ann Kaplan, Patrice Petro

    The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Gender comprises forty-three innovative essays that offer both an overview of and an intervention into the field of cinema and gender. The contributions in this volume address a variety of geographical and cultural contexts through an analysis of cinema, from…

    Paperback – 2018-09-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

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