• 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…

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  • Singularity and Transnational Poetics book cover

    Singularity and Transnational Poetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Mara Kaiser

    Over the past decade ‘singularity’ has been a prominent term in a broad range of fields, ranging from philosophy to literary and cultural studies to science and technology studies. This volume intervenes in this broad discussion of singularity and its various implications, proposing to explore the…

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  • Current Controversies in Philosophy of Film book cover

    Current Controversies in Philosophy of Film

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Thomson-Jones

    This volume advances the contemporary debate on five central issues in the philosophy of film. These issues concern the relation between the art and technology of film, the nature of film realism, how narrative fiction films narrate, how we engage emotionally with films, and whether films can…

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  • The Routledge Companion to Free Will book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Free Will

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Timpe, Meghan Griffith, Neil Levy

    Questions concerning free will are intertwined with issues in almost every area of philosophy, from metaphysics to philosophy of mind to moral philosophy, and are also informed by work in different areas of science (principally physics, neuroscience and social psychology). Free will is also a…

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  • Romantic Education in Nineteenth-Century American Literature: National and Transatlantic Contexts book cover

    Romantic Education in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    National and Transatlantic Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monika Elbert, Lesley Ginsberg

    American publishing in the long nineteenth century was flooded with readers, primers, teaching-training manuals, children’s literature, and popular periodicals aimed at families. These publications attest to an abiding faith in the power of pedagogy that has its roots in transatlantic Romantic…

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  • The Routledge History of Nineteenth-Century America book cover

    The Routledge History of Nineteenth-Century America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Daniel Wells

    The Routledge History of Nineteenth-Century America provides an important overview of the main themes within the study of the long nineteenth century. The book explores major currents of research over the past few decades to give an up-to-date synthesis of nineteenth-century history. It shows how…

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  • Women in International and Universal Exhibitions, 1876�1937 book cover

    Women in International and Universal Exhibitions, 1876�1937

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Rogers, Myriam Boussahba-Bravard

    This book argues for the importance of bringing women and gender more directly into the dynamic field of exposition studies. Reclaiming women for the history of world fairs (1876-1937), it also seeks to introduce new voices into these studies, dialoguing across disciplinary and national…

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  • The Idea of Principles in Early Modern Thought: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    The Idea of Principles in Early Modern Thought

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter R. Anstey

    This collection presents the first sustained examination of the nature and status of the idea of principles in early modern thought. Principles are almost ubiquitous in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: the term appears in famous book titles, such as Newton’s Principia; the notion plays a…

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  • Shakespeare�s Asian Journeys: Critical Encounters, Cultural Geographies, and the Politics of Travel book cover

    Shakespeare�s Asian Journeys

    Critical Encounters, Cultural Geographies, and the Politics of Travel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bi-qi Beatrice Lei, Judy Celine Ick, Poonam Trivedi

    This volume gives Asia’s Shakespeares the critical, theoretical, and political space they demand, offering rich, alternative ways of thinking about Asia, Shakespeare, and Asian Shakespeare based on Asian experiences and histories. Challenging and supplementing the dominant critical and theoretical…

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  • Moralising Space: The Utopian Urbanism of the British Positivists, 1855-1920 book cover

    Moralising Space

    The Utopian Urbanism of the British Positivists, 1855-1920, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Wilson

    Amidst the soot, stink and splendour of Victorian London, a coterie of citizen-sociologists set out to break up the British Empire. They were the followers of the French philosopher Auguste Comte, a controversial figure who introduced the modern science of sociology and the republican Religion of…

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  • 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…

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  • 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 – 2020-03-31 
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