• 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Gender, Nation and Popular Film in India: Globalizing Muscular Nationalism book cover

    Gender, Nation and Popular Film in India

    Globalizing Muscular Nationalism, 1st Edition

    By Sikata Banerjee

    Interpretations of manhood have unfolded in India within a middle class cultural milieu shaped by an assertive self-confidence fuelled by liberalisation, a process by which India has been integrated into the global political economy and the prominence of Hindutva or Hindu nationalist politics. …

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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

    Women and Resistance in Contemporary Bengali Cinema

    A Freedom Incomplete, 1st Edition

    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

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

    The Woman's Film of the 1940s

    Gender, Narrative, and History, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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)

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • New Indian Cinema in Post-Independence India: The Cultural Work of Shyam Benegal’s Films book cover

    New Indian Cinema in Post-Independence India

    The Cultural Work of Shyam Benegal’s Films, 1st Edition

    By Anuradha Dingwaney Needham

    Shyam Benegal is an Indian director and screenwriter whose work is considered central to New Indian cinema. By closely analysing several of Benegal’s films, this book provides an understanding of India’s post-independence history. The book examines the filmmaker’s focus on women by highlighting his…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Cinema in Muslim Societies book cover

    Cinema in Muslim Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali Nobil Ahmad

    This book collates a comprehensive range of fascinating essays by leading authors on film from across the Muslim world. Responding to political and theoretical misconceptions about Islam and Muslim culture, it covers North African, Arab and Asian cinemas in a rich series of industry histories,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Masculinity in the Contemporary Romantic Comedy: Gender as Genre book cover

    Masculinity in the Contemporary Romantic Comedy

    Gender as Genre, 1st Edition

    By John Alberti

    This volume addresses the growing obsolescence of traditional constructions of masculine identity in popular romantic comedies by proposing an approach that combines gender and genre theory to examine the ongoing radical reconstruction of gender roles in these films.  Alberti creates a unified…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

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