• Marginal Production Cultures: Infrastructures of Sexual Minority and Transgender Media book cover

    Marginal Production Cultures

    Infrastructures of Sexual Minority and Transgender Media

    By Candace Moore

    Marginal Production Cultures concentrates its intersectional analysis on considerations of how race, sexuality, and gender non-conformity complicate media production and distribution practices. Offering insight into a diverse range of minority media cultures, this book relies on personal interviews…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • Actresses and Mental Illness: Histrionic Heroines book cover

    Actresses and Mental Illness

    Histrionic Heroines

    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 – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Film Theories and Philosophies of Colour: The Residual Image book cover

    Film Theories and Philosophies of Colour

    The Residual Image

    By Elizabeth Watkins

    Drawing together theoretical and philosophical debates about the nature of colour, this book examines the significance of colour for film theories of subjectivity and sexual difference. While existing studies on colour and film have focussed on its histories, technologies and aesthetics, an…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Film Feminisms: A Global Introduction book cover

    Film Feminisms

    A Global Introduction

    By Kristin Lené Hole, Dijana Jelača

    Film Feminisms offers a global and updated overview of the history, present-day concerns, and future of feminist film and theory. It introduces frameworks from phenomenology, affect theory, and psychoanalysis to reception studies, new media theories, and critical historiography, as well as engaging…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    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

    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 – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The Virgin Suicides: Reverie, Sorrow and Young Love book cover

    The Virgin Suicides

    Reverie, Sorrow and Young Love

    By Justin Wyatt

    Based on the best-selling novel by Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides is director Sofia Coppola’s evocative debut feature of young love, sex, loss and family pressures in mid-1970s America. Acclaimed by both critics and audiences on release, the film is now viewed as a remarkable and bold…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Women and Resistance in Contemporary Bengali Cinema: A Freedom Incomplete book cover

    Women and Resistance in Contemporary Bengali Cinema

    A Freedom Incomplete

    By Srimati Mukherjee

    Historically, Indian cinema has positioned women at the intersection of tradition and a more evolving culture, portraying contradictory attitudes which affect women’s roles in public and private spheres. Examining the work of three directors from West Bengal, this book addresses the juxtaposition…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film: Kill Bill with Flying Daggers book cover

    Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film

    Kill Bill with Flying Daggers

    By Joseph H. Kupfer

    Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film is a highly readable and timely analysis of the intersection of two recent cinematic trends in martial arts films: aesthetic violence and warrior women. Joseph Kupfer establishes specific categories of aesthetic film violence, including hyper-violence, a…

    Hardback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Feminism and Film

  • The Woman's Film of the 1940s: Gender, Narrative, and History book cover

    The Woman's Film of the 1940s

    Gender, Narrative, and History

    By Alison L. McKee

    This book explores the relationship among gender, desire, and narrative in 1940s woman’s films which negotiate the terrain between public history and private experience. The woman’s film and other form of cinematic melodrama have often been understood as positioning themselves outside history, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Gender and Humor: Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives book cover

    Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini

    In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Cinema, Censorship and Sexuality 1909-1925 (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Cinema, Censorship and Sexuality 1909-1925 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Annette Kuhn

    First published in 1988. This book shows how censorship as a set of institutions, practices and discourses was involved in the struggle over the nature of cinema in the early twentieth century. It also reveals the part played in this struggle by other institutions, practices and discourses — for…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Queer Representation, Visibility, and Race in American Film and Television: Screening the Closet book cover

    Queer Representation, Visibility, and Race in American Film and Television

    Screening the Closet

    By Melanie Kohnen

    This book traces the uneven history of queer media visibility through crucial turning points including the Hollywood Production Code era, the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, the so-called explosion of gay visibility on television during the1990s, and the re-imagination of queer representations on TV…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

2Series in Gender & Cinema

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