• Ruptures and Continuities in Soviet/Russian Cinema: Styles, characters and genres before and after the collapse of the USSR book cover

    Ruptures and Continuities in Soviet/Russian Cinema

    Styles, characters and genres before and after the collapse of the USSR, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Beumers, Eugenie Zvonkine

    This book, based on extensive original research, examines how far the collapse of the Soviet Union represented a threshold that initiated change or whether there are continuities which gradually reshaped cinema in the new Russia. The book considers a wide range of films and film-makers and explores…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Subjectivity across Media: Interdisciplinary and Transmedial Perspectives book cover

    Subjectivity across Media

    Interdisciplinary and Transmedial Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maike Sarah Reinerth, Jan-Noël Thon

    Media in general and narrative media in particular have the potential to represent not only a variety of both possible and actual worlds but also the perception and consciousness of characters in these worlds. Hence, media can be understood as "qualia machines," as technologies that allow for the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Imaginary Worlds book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Imaginary Worlds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Wolf

    This companion provides a definitive and cutting-edge guide to the study of imaginary and virtual worlds across a range of media, including literature, television, film, and games. From the Star Trek universe, Thomas More’s classic Utopia, and J. R. R. Tolkien’s Arda, to elaborate, user-created…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Surveillance in Asian Cinema: Under Eastern Eyes book cover

    Surveillance in Asian Cinema

    Under Eastern Eyes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Fang

    Critical theory and popular wisdom are rife with images of surveillance as an intrusive, repressive practice often suggestively attributed to eastern powers and opposed to western liberalism. Hollywood-dominated global media has long promulgated a geopoliticized east-west axis of freedom vs.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • US Youth Films and Popular Music: Identity, Genre, and Musical Agency book cover

    US Youth Films and Popular Music

    Identity, Genre, and Musical Agency, 1st Edition

    By Tim McNelis

    This book brings theory from popular music studies to an examination of identity and agency in youth films while building on, and complementing, film studies literature concerned with genre, identity, and representation. McNelis includes case studies of Hollywood and independent US youth films that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Comic Imagination in Modern African Literature and Cinema: A Poetics of Laughter book cover

    The Comic Imagination in Modern African Literature and Cinema

    A Poetics of Laughter, 1st Edition

    By Maik Nwosu

    This book is a seminal study that significantly expands the interdisciplinary discourse on African literature and cinema by exploring Africa’s under-visited carnivalesque poetics of laughter. Focusing on modern African literature as well as contemporary African cinema, particularly the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Popular Culture and the Austerity Myth: Hard Times Today book cover

    Popular Culture and the Austerity Myth

    Hard Times Today, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pete Bennett, Julian McDougall

    Contemporary popular culture is engaged in a rich and multi-levelled set of representational relations with austerity. This volume seeks to explore these relations, to ask: how does popular culture give expression to austerity; how are its effects conveyed; how do texts reproduce and expose its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Transtexts: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    The Rise of Transtexts

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin W.L. Derhy Kurtz, Mélanie Bourdaa

    This volume builds on previous notions of transmedia practices to develop the concept of transtexts, in order to account for both the industrial and user-generated contributions to the cross-media expansion of a story universe. On the one hand exists industrial transmedia texts, produced by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The World of Mister Rogers� Neighborhood book cover

    The World of Mister Rogers� Neighborhood

    1st Edition

    By Mark J P Wolf

    Unlike many children’s television shows, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood did more than simply entertain or occupy children’s attention. The show educated them in the affective domain, encouraging such things as appreciation for difference, collaboration, self-expression, and self-worth. It also…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Imaginary Worlds: A Subcreation Studies Anthology book cover

    Revisiting Imaginary Worlds

    A Subcreation Studies Anthology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Wolf

    The concept of world and the practice of world creation have been with us since antiquity, but they are now achieving unequalled prominence. In this timely anthology of subcreation studies, an international roster of contributors come together to examine the rise and structure of worlds, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Camera-Eye Metaphor in Cinema book cover

    The Camera-Eye Metaphor in Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Christian Quendler

    This book explores the cultural, intellectual, and artistic fascination with camera-eye metaphors in film culture of the twentieth century. By studying the very metaphor that cinema lives by, it provides a rich and insightful map of our understanding of cinema and film styles and shows how cinema…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Open Space New Media Documentary: A Toolkit for Theory and Practice book cover

    Open Space New Media Documentary

    A Toolkit for Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Patricia R. Zimmermann, Helen De Michiel

    Open Space New Media Documentary examines an emerging and significant area of documentary practice in the twenty-first century: community-based new media documentary projects that move across platforms and utilize participatory modalities. The book offers an innovative theorization of these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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