• The Cinematic Eighteenth Century: History, Culture, and Adaptation book cover

    The Cinematic Eighteenth Century

    History, Culture, and Adaptation

    Edited by Srividhya Swaminathan, Steven Thomas

    This collection explores how film and television depict the complex and diverse milieu of the eighteenth century as a literary, historical, and cultural space. Topics range from adaptations of Austen’s Sense and Sensibility and Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (The Martian) to historical fiction on the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Knapp: Clint Eastwood book cover

    Knapp: Clint Eastwood

    Edited by Laurence Knapp

    This new 4 volume collection includes the best and most influential critical scholarship on Clint Eastwood. The articles gathered here embrace issues such as ‘gender, masculine lack and anxiety’ and interrogate Eastwood as a symptomatic object of American identity. Other themes include mortality,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations of Leading Film-makers

  • Reinventing Childhood Nostalgia: Books, Toys, and Contemporary Media Culture book cover

    Reinventing Childhood Nostalgia

    Books, Toys, and Contemporary Media Culture

    By Elisabeth Wesseling

    While Romantic-era concepts of childhood nostalgia have been understood as the desire to retrieve the ephemeral mindset of the child, this collection proposes that the emergence of digital media has altered this reflective gesture towards the past. No longer is childhood nostalgia reliant on…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime book cover

    Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime

    Edited by Temenuga Trifonova

    In the course of its long and tumultuous history the sublime has alternated between spatial and temporal definitions, from its conceptualization in terms of the grandeur and infinity of Nature (spatial), to its postmodern redefinition as an ‘event’ (temporal), from its conceptualization in terms of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Trauma, Dissociation and Re-enactment in Japanese Literature and Film book cover

    Trauma, Dissociation and Re-enactment in Japanese Literature and Film

    By David C. Stahl

    Japanese literature and film have frequently been approached using lenses such as language, genre and ideology. Yet, despite a succession of major social traumas that have marked, and in many ways shaped and defined much of modern Japan, Japanese fiction and cinema have not often been examined…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Film, Religion and Activist Citizens: An ontology of transformative acts book cover

    Film, Religion and Activist Citizens

    An ontology of transformative acts

    By Milja Radovic

    Film can be a socio-political and artistic-transformative cultural practice through which acts and activism are performed. Going beyond ideological constructs of activism and legal definitions of citizenship, this book offers a novel approach to understanding the ontology of acts and activist…

    Hardback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Screen Adaptation: Beyond the Basics: Techniques for Adapting Books, Comics and Real-Life Stories into Screenplays book cover

    Screen Adaptation: Beyond the Basics

    Techniques for Adapting Books, Comics and Real-Life Stories into Screenplays

    By Eric Williams

    Once you understand the basics of screenwriting, ideas for your next screenplay are everywhere. Whether it comes from a favorite children’s book, a summer novel you discover accidentally, a news story that catches your imagination, or a chapter from your own life — advanced screenwriting strategies…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Focal Press

  • Migrants in Contemporary Spanish Film book cover

    Migrants in Contemporary Spanish Film

    By Clara Guillén Marín

    During the last two decades Spain has undergone an unprecedented transformation from being a country of emigrants to receiving a significant number of migrants from all around the world. This book focuses on the analysis of documentaries and fiction films representing migrants in Spain in the first…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Film Studies

  • Teaching Difficult History through Film book cover

    Teaching Difficult History through Film

    By Jeremy Stoddard, Alan S. Marcus, David Hicks

    Teaching Difficult History through Film explores the potential of film to engage young people in controversial or contested histories and how they are represented, ranging from gender and sexuality, to colonialism and slavery. Adding to the education literature of how to teach and learn difficult…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Taiwan Cinema: International Reception and Social Change book cover

    Taiwan Cinema

    International Reception and Social Change

    Edited by Kuei-fen Chiu, Ming-yeh Rawnsley, Gary Rawnsley

    The book examines recent developments in Taiwan cinema, with partiuclar focus on a leading contemporary Taiwan filmmaker, Wei Te-sheng, who is responsible for such Asian blockbusters as Cape No.7, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale and Kano. The book discusses key issues, including…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Film Directing Fundamentals: See Your Film Before Shooting book cover

    Film Directing Fundamentals

    See Your Film Before Shooting, 4th Edition

    By Nicholas Proferes

    Film Directing Fundamentals gives the novice director an organic methodology for realizing on-screen the full dramatic possibility of a screenplay. Unique among directing books, Nicholas Proferes provides clear-cut ways to translate a script to the screen. Using the script as a blueprint, the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07 
    Focal Press

  • L’Auberge Espagnole: European Youth on Film book cover

    L’Auberge Espagnole

    European Youth on Film

    By Benjamin McCann

    L’Auberge Espagnole looks at one of contemporary French cinema’s most influential and innovative youth films. examines its themes of cultural diversity, celebrates its construction of a European transnational identity, analyzes its youthful visual and structural ‘newness’, and charts its production…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

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