• Rashomon Effects: Kurosawa, Rashomon and their legacies book cover

    Rashomon Effects

    Kurosawa, Rashomon and their legacies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Blair Davis, Robert Anderson, Jan Walls

    Akira Kurosawa is widely known as the director who opened up Japanese film to Western audiences, and following his death in 1998, a process of reflection has begun about his life’s work as a whole and its legacy to cinema. Kurosawa’s 1950 film Rashomon has become one of the best-known Japanese…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge

  • Film, Architecture and Spatial Imagination book cover

    Film, Architecture and Spatial Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Renée Tobe

    Films use architecture as visual shorthand to tell viewers everything they need to know about the characters in a short amount of time. Illustrated by a diverse range of films from different eras and cultures, this book investigates the reciprocity between film and architecture. Using a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Popular Geopolitics: Plotting an Evolving Interdiscipline book cover

    Popular Geopolitics

    Plotting an Evolving Interdiscipline, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Saunders, Vlad Strukov

    This book brings together scholars from across a variety of academic disciplines to assess the current state of the subfield of popular geopolitics. It provides an archaeology of the field, maps the flows of various frameworks of analysis into (and out of) popular geopolitics, and charts a…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Geopolitics Series

  • Film Criticism as a Cultural Institution book cover

    Film Criticism as a Cultural Institution

    1st Edition

    By Huw Walmsley-Evans

    At the beginning of the 21st century film criticism was described as in crisis. The decline of print journalism, a series of lay-offs of prominent critics, and the rise of "amateur" reviewing online spurred a conversation about the decline, even death, of film criticism. This discourse flourished…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Linguistic and Cultural Representation in Audiovisual Translation book cover

    Linguistic and Cultural Representation in Audiovisual Translation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Ranzato, Serenella Zanotti

    This collection of essays offers a multi-faceted exploration of audiovisual translation, both as a means of intercultural exchange and as a lens through which linguistic and cultural representations are negotiated and shaped. Examining case studies from a variety of media, including film,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Hermeneutic Spiral and Interpretation in Literature and the Visual Arts book cover

    The Hermeneutic Spiral and Interpretation in Literature and the Visual Arts

    1st Edition

    By Michael O'Toole

    This collection brings together eighteen of the author’s original papers, previously published in a variety of academic journals and edited collections over the last three decades, on the process of interpretation in literature and the visual arts in one comprehensive volume. The volume highlights…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Politics Goes to the Movies: Hollywood, Europe, and Beyond book cover

    Politics Goes to the Movies

    Hollywood, Europe, and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Robert P Kolker

    Politics Goes to the Movies introduces the topic of political representation and ideology by analyzing some of the most important politically themed films across the history of cinema in a refreshing and concise volume. Offering a survey of political cinema from 1915 to present day, topics include:…

    Paperback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge

  • MGM book cover

    MGM

    1st Edition

    By Tino Balio

    The winner of the 2019 Peter C. Rollins Book Award This is the first comprehensive history of MGM from its origins in 1905 to the present. Following a straightforward chronology corresponding to specific periods of film industry history, each chapter describes how successive managements adjusted…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    The Routledge Hollywood Centenary Series

  • Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film: Kill Bill with Flying Daggers book cover

    Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film

    Kill Bill with Flying Daggers, 1st Edition

    By Joseph H. Kupfer

    Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film is a highly readable and timely analysis of the intersection of two recent cinematic trends in martial arts films: aesthetic violence and warrior women. Joseph Kupfer establishes specific categories of aesthetic film violence, including hyper-violence, a…

    Hardback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Feminism and Film

  • Spectacle in Classical Cinemas: Musicality and Historicity in the 1930s book cover

    Spectacle in Classical Cinemas

    Musicality and Historicity in the 1930s, 1st Edition

    By Tom Brown

    Spectacle is not often considered to be a significant part of the style of ‘classical’ cinema. Indeed, some of the most influential accounts of cinematic classicism define it virtually by the supposed absence of spectacle. Spectacle in ‘Classical’ Cinemas: Musicality and Historicity in the 1930s…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on Detective Fiction: Mystery Magnified book cover

    New Perspectives on Detective Fiction

    Mystery Magnified, 1st Edition

    Edited by Casey Cothran, Mercy Cannon

    This collection establishes new perspectives on the idea of mystery, as it is enacted and encoded in the genre of detective fiction. Essays reclaim detective fiction as an object of critical inquiry, examining the ways it shapes issues of social destabilization, moral ambiguity, reader complicity,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Drawing the Line: Technical Hand Drafting for Film and Television book cover

    Drawing the Line: Technical Hand Drafting for Film and Television

    1st Edition

    By David McHenry

    Drawing the Line: Technical Hand Drafting for Film and Television is the essential resource for students and aspiring professionals studying and working in film and television design. The book covers all aspects of scenic drafting by hand – a technique still used in film and television because of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

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