• Film Comedy and the American Dream book cover

    Film Comedy and the American Dream

    1st Edition

    By Zach Sands

    Film Comedy and the American Dream is an examination of national identity in the era of the American superpower as projected in popular comedic films that center on issues of upward mobility. It is the story of what made audiences laugh and why, and what this says about the changing shape of the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Hermeneutic Humility and the Political Theology of Cinema: Blind Paul book cover

    Hermeneutic Humility and the Political Theology of Cinema

    Blind Paul, 1st Edition

    By Sean Desilets

    This book revisits the tradition of Western religious cinema in light of scholarship on St. Paul’s political theology. The book’s subtitle derives from the account in the Book of Acts that St. Paul was temporarily blinded in the wake of his conversion on the road to Damascus. In imitation of Paul,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Girlhood on Disney Channel: Branding, Celebrity, and Femininity book cover

    Girlhood on Disney Channel

    Branding, Celebrity, and Femininity, 1st Edition

    By Morgan Genevieve Blue

    Since the early 2000s, Disney Channel has been dominated by original live-action programming popular among tween girls. The shows’ successes rely not only on their popularity among girl audiences, but also on the development of star personae by girl performers, such as Raven-Symoné, Miley Cyrus,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Horror Television in the Age of Consumption: Binging on Fear book cover

    Horror Television in the Age of Consumption

    Binging on Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly Jackson, Linda Belau

    Characterized as it is by its interest in and engagement with the supernatural, psycho-social formations, the gothic, and issues of identity and subjectivity, horror has long functioned as an allegorical device for interrogations into the seamier side of cultural foundations. This collection,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Made in Sweden: Studies in Popular Music book cover

    Made in Sweden

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alf Björnberg, Thomas Bossius

    Made in Sweden: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the history, sociology and musicology of twentieth-century Swedish popular music. The volume consists of essays by leading scholars of Swedish popular music and covers the major figures, styles…

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    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Early Race Filmmaking in America book cover

    Early Race Filmmaking in America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Lupack

    The early years of the twentieth century were a formative time in the long history of struggle for black representation. More than any other medium, movies reflected the tremendous changes occurring in American society. Unfortunately, since they drew heavily on the nineteenth-century theatrical…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Film Text Analysis: New Perspectives on the Analysis of Filmic Meaning book cover

    Film Text Analysis

    New Perspectives on the Analysis of Filmic Meaning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janina Wildfeuer, John A. Bateman

    This book examines film as a multimodal text and an audiovisual synthesis, bringing together current work within the fields of narratology, philosophy, multimodal analysis, sound as well as cultural studies in order to cover a wide range of international academic interest. The book provides new…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Made in Hungary: Studies in Popular Music book cover

    Made in Hungary

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emília Barna, Tamás Tófalvy

    Emília Barna is Assistant Professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. She is a founding member and Chair of IASPM Hungary, editor of Zenei Hálózatok Folyóirat (Music Networks Journal), and Advisory Board Member of [email protected]ás Tófalvy is Assistant Professor at the…

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  • Routledge Handbook of Political Advertising book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Political Advertising

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Holtz-Bacha, Marion R. Just

    This Handbook provides the most comprehensive overview of the role of electoral advertising on television and new forms of advertising in countries from all parts of the world currently available. Thematic chapters address advertising effects, negative ads, the perspective of practitioners and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Digital Technology and the Future of Broadcasting: Global Perspectives book cover

    Digital Technology and the Future of Broadcasting

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John V. Pavlik

    This volume presents timely discussions on how digital technology is reshaping broadcasting and the media in the United States and around the world. It features contributions from distinguished scholars and young researchers, representing work that spans domestic and international issues of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Film as a Radical Pedagogic Tool book cover

    Film as a Radical Pedagogic Tool

    1st Edition

    By Deirdre O'Neill

    Emerging from Inside Film, a project that helps prisoners and people on probation make their own films, this book discusses the need for working class people to represent themselves and challenge mainstream stereotypes and assumptions about them. This project gave prisoners and parolees the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Cinematic Eighteenth Century: History, Culture, and Adaptation book cover

    The Cinematic Eighteenth Century

    History, Culture, and Adaptation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Srividhya Swaminathan, Steven W. Thomas

    This collection explores how film and television depict the complex and diverse milieu of the eighteenth century as a literary, historical, and cultural space. Topics range from adaptations of Austen’s Sense and Sensibility and Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (The Martian) to historical fiction on the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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