• Technologies of the Gothic in Literature and Culture: Technogothics book cover

    Technologies of the Gothic in Literature and Culture

    Technogothics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Justin D. Edwards

    This volume, a collection with contributions from some of the major scholars of the Gothic in literature and culture, reflects on how recent Gothic studies have foregrounded a plethora of technologies associated with Gothic literary and cultural production. The engaging essays look into the links…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Narratology of Comic Art book cover

    The Narratology of Comic Art

    1st Edition

    By Kai Mikkonen

    By placing comics in a lively dialogue with contemporary narrative theory, The Narratology of Comic Art builds a systematic theory of narrative comics, going beyond the typical focus on the Anglophone tradition. This involves not just the exploration of those properties in comics that can be…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Screen Comedy and Online Audiences book cover

    Screen Comedy and Online Audiences

    1st Edition

    By Inger-Lise Kalviknes Bore

    The question of why we laugh (or don't laugh) has intrigued scholars since antiquity. This book contributes to that debate by exploring how we evaluate screen comedy. What kinds of criteria do we use to judge films and TV shows that are meant to be funny? And what might that have to do with our…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Current Controversies in Philosophy of Film book cover

    Current Controversies in Philosophy of Film

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Thomson-Jones

    This volume advances the contemporary debate on five central issues in the philosophy of film. These issues concern the relation between the art and technology of film, the nature of film realism, how narrative fiction films narrate, how we engage emotionally with films, and whether films can…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Television and Serial Adaptation book cover

    Television and Serial Adaptation

    1st Edition

    By Shannon Wells-Lassagne

    As American television continues to garner considerable esteem, rivalling the seventh art in its "cinematic" aesthetics and the complexity of its narratives, one aspect of its development has been relatively unexamined. While film has long acknowledged its tendency to adapt, an ability that…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity: Transdisciplinary Approaches book cover

    Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity

    Transdisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Foellmer, Margreth Lünenborg, Christoph Raetzsch

    As individuals incorporate new forms of media into their daily routines, these media transform individuals’ engagement with networks of heterogeneous actors. Using the concept of media practices, this volume looks at processes of social and political transformation in diverse regions of the world…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Women Do Genre in Film and Television book cover

    Women Do Genre in Film and Television

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Harrod, Katarzyna Paszkiewicz

    Winner of first Prize in the BAFTSS Best Edited Collection competition, this volume examines how different generations of women work within the genericity of audio-visual storytelling not necessarily to ‘undo’ or ‘subvert’ popular formats, but also to draw on their generative force. Recent examples…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Media Representations of Anti-Austerity Protests in the EU: Grievances, Identities and Agency book cover

    Media Representations of Anti-Austerity Protests in the EU

    Grievances, Identities and Agency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tao Papaioannou, Suman Gupta

    This book analyzes constructions of injustice, group identification and participation in news and social media in anti-austerity protests within the European Union (EU). Since 2008, EU member-states have witnessed waves of protests and demonstrations against the adoption of austerity measures and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • News of Baltimore: Race, Rage and the City book cover

    News of Baltimore

    Race, Rage and the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Steiner, Silvio Waisbord

    This book examines how the media approached long-standing and long-simmering issues of race, class, violence, and social responsibility in Baltimore during the demonstrations, violence, and public debate in the spring of 2015. Contributors take Baltimore to be an important place, symbol, and marker…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Metro Newspaper Journalists in China: The Aspiration-Frustration-Reconciliation Framework book cover

    Metro Newspaper Journalists in China

    The Aspiration-Frustration-Reconciliation Framework, 1st Edition

    By Zhaoxi (Josie) Liu

    This book explores how journalists at local metro papers in a south-western China metropolis give meaning to their work and how these meanings are shaped by the specific social environment within which these journalists operate. These metro papers provide the bulk of daily news to the general…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on the Social Aspects of Digital Gaming: Multiplayer 2 book cover

    New Perspectives on the Social Aspects of Digital Gaming

    Multiplayer 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Kowert, Thorsten Quandt

    Expanding on the work in the volume Multiplayer, this new book explores several other areas related to social gaming in detail. The aim is to go beyond a typical "edited book" concept, and offer a very concise volume with several focal points that are most relevant for the current debate about…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Postfeminist Celebrity and Motherhood: Brand Mom book cover

    Postfeminist Celebrity and Motherhood

    Brand Mom, 1st Edition

    By Jorie Lagerwey

    This book analyzes the intersections of celebrity, self-branding, and "mommy" culture. It examines how images of celebrity moms playing versions of themselves on reality television, social media, gossip sites, and self-branded retail outlets negotiate the complex demands of postfeminism and the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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