• Mastering Screenplay Form and Style book cover

    Mastering Screenplay Form and Style

    By Mick Hurbis-Cherrier

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Focal Press

  • Writing Audio Drama book cover

    Writing Audio Drama

    By Tim Crook

    Writing Audio Drama explores the common aspects of sound narrative in different practice media, and critically investigates to an advanced standard how audiogenic techniques transfer between radio, theatre, and film and other media such as videogames and animation. It enables readers to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Trauma book cover

    Trauma

    By Stef Craps

    Trauma is one of the most vital emerging fields in contemporary literary studies. In this illuminating and accessible volume, Stef Craps: gives a history of the concept of trauma and its uses in literary and cultural studies, from the late nineteenth century to the present day examines the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • American Graffiti: George Lucas, the New Hollywood and the Baby Boom Generation book cover

    American Graffiti

    George Lucas, the New Hollywood and the Baby Boom Generation

    By Peter Kramer

    Drawing on a wide range of archival sources, Peter Kramer explains how American Graffiti came into existence, paying close attention to the small-town upbringing and previous films of its director George Lucas. The book also explores the film’s story, style and themes; its marketing, critical…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Global Convergence Cultures: Transmedia Earth book cover

    Global Convergence Cultures

    Transmedia Earth

    Edited by Matthew Freeman, William Proctor

    Today’s convergent media industries readily produce stories that span multiple media, telling the tales of superheroes across comics, film and television, inviting audiences to participate in the popular universes across cinema, novels, the Web, and more. This transmedia phenomenon may be a common…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

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

    The Virgin Suicides

    Reverie, Sorrow and Young Love

    By Justin Wyatt

    In this book, the analysis of the film occurs around three inter-locking arguments: the unusual structuring absence at the center of the film; the intricate manner through which music is used in the drama, communication, and character creation; and the film’s careful and specific referencing of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • 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 Documentary Filmmaker's Roadmap: A Practical Guide to Planning, Production and Distribution book cover

    The Documentary Filmmaker's Roadmap

    A Practical Guide to Planning, Production and Distribution

    By Maxine Trump

    The Documentary Filmmaking Toolkit is a concise and practical guide to making a feature-length documentary films – from funding to production to distribution. Using her award-winning film Musicwood as a case study, director Maxine Trump guides the reader through the complex lifecycle of the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Focal Press

  • African Film Studies: An Introduction book cover

    African Film Studies

    An Introduction

    By Boukary Sawadogo

    African Film Studies: An Introduction is an accessible and authoritative textbook on African cinema as a field of study. The book provides a succinct and comprehensive study of the history, aesthetics, and theory of Sub-Saharan African cinematic productions that is grounded in the field of film…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Screening Protest: Visual narratives of dissent across time, space and genre book cover

    Screening Protest

    Visual narratives of dissent across time, space and genre

    Edited by Alexa Robertson

    Screening Protest brings together a range of scholarly perspectives to examine key issues in the representation of political participation, rebellion and insurrection with a collection of studies of the mediation of political dissent across time, space, and narrative genre. Comparing narratives of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Craft of Criticism: Critical Media Studies in Practice book cover

    The Craft of Criticism

    Critical Media Studies in Practice

    Edited by Mary Celeste Kearney, Michael Kackman

    With contributions from 30 leading media scholars, this collection provides a comprehensive overview of the main methodologies of critical media studies. Chapters address various methods of textual analysis, as well as reception studies, policy, production studies, and contextual, multi-method…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge

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