• Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect book cover

    Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect

    5th Edition

    By Claudia Hunter Johnson

    Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect, Fifth Edition stands alone among screenwriting books by emphasizing that human connection, though often overlooked, is as essential to writing effective screenplays as conflict. This ground-breaking book will show you how to advance and deepen your…

    Paperback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • A Level Film Studies: The Essential Introduction book cover

    A Level Film Studies

    The Essential Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Sarah Casey Benyahia, John White, Freddie Gaffney

    This essential book covers the key areas for A Level Film Studies students, building confidence through a careful, step-by-step approach. The first part of the book establishes a basic understanding of the grounding of film analysis in the various elements of film construction, mise en scène,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge
    Essentials

  • Kinotalk: 21st Century book cover

    Kinotalk

    21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Olga Mesropova

    Kinotalk: 21st Century is a cinema-based textbook that enhances students’ linguistic and cultural proficiency through guided studies of 12 Russian feature films released since the year 2000. Each chapter includes a series of original readings and activities that present captivating and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Gothic Cinema book cover

    Gothic Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Xavier Aldana Reyes

    Arguing for the need to understand Gothic cinema as an aesthetic mode, this book explores its long history, from its transitional origins in phantasmagoria shows and the first ‘trick’ films to its postmodern fragmentation in the Gothic pastiches of Tim Burton. But what is Gothic cinema? Is the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Film Guidebooks

  • The Cinematic Political: Film Composition as Political Theory book cover

    The Cinematic Political

    Film Composition as Political Theory, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    In this book, Michael J. Shapiro stages a series of pedagogical encounters between political theory, represented as a compositional challenge, and cinematic texts, emphasizing how to achieve an effective research paper/essay by heeding the compositional strategies of films. The text’s…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • C. G. Jung in the Humanities: Taking the Soul's Path book cover

    C. G. Jung in the Humanities

    Taking the Soul's Path, 1st Edition

    By Susan Rowland

    This book demonstrates for the first time the significance of Jung’s work to the humanities, and to those areas where the humanities and sciences share borders. More radically, it shows that Jung was a writer of myth, alchemy, narrative, and poetics, as well as on them. Jung’s core concepts are…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader book cover

    The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Wilkie

    The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader is a selection of the most outstanding critical analysis featured in the journal Comedy Studies in the decade since its inception in 2010. The Reader illustrates the multiple perspectives that are available when analysing comedy. Wilkie’s selections present an…

    Paperback – 2019-10-24
    Routledge

  • Trauma book cover

    Trauma

    1st Edition

    By Lucy Bond, Stef Craps

    Trauma has become a catchword of our time and a central category in contemporary theory and criticism. In this illuminating and accessible volume, Lucy Bond and Stef Craps: provide an account of the history of the concept of trauma from the late nineteenth century to the present day examine…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Hollywood Musicals book cover

    Hollywood Musicals

    1st Edition

    By Steven Cohan

    Hollywood Musicals offers an insightful account of a genre that was once a mainstay of twentieth-century film production and continues to draw audiences today. What is a film musical? How do musicals work, formally and culturally? Why have they endured since the introduction of sound in the late…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Film Guidebooks

  • Writing About Screen Media book cover

    Writing About Screen Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Patti

    Writing About Screen Media presents strategies for writing about a broad range of media objects – including film, television, social media, advertising, video games, mobile media, music videos, and digital media – in an equally broad range of formats. The book’s case studies showcase media studies’…

    Paperback – 2019-08-05
    Routledge

  • Cities and Cinema book cover

    Cities and Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara Mennel

    The second edition of Cities and Cinema provides an updated survey of films about cities, from their significance for modernity at the beginning of the twentieth century to the contemporary relationship between virtual reality and urban space. The book demonstrates the importance of the filmic…

    Paperback – 2019-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera: An Introductory Guide for Artists and Filmmakers book cover

    Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera

    An Introductory Guide for Artists and Filmmakers, 1st Edition

    By Joel Schlemowitz

    Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera is an introductory guide to experimental filmmaking, surveying the practical methods of experimental film production as well as the history, theory, and aesthetics of experimental approaches. Author Joel Schlemowitz explains the basic mechanism…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

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