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  • Title Sequences as Paratexts

    Narrative Anticipation and Recapitulation, 1st Edition

    By Michael Betancourt

    In his third book on the semiotics of title sequences, Title Sequences as Paratexts, theorist Michael Betancourt offers an analysis of the relationship between the title sequence and its primary text—the narrative whose production the titles credit. Using a wealth of examples drawn from across film…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • The Secret Origins of Comics Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Smith, Randy Duncan

    In The Secret Origins of Comics Studies, today’s leading comics scholars turn back a page to reveal the founding figures dedicated to understanding comics art. Edited by comics scholars Matthew J. Smith and Randy Duncan, this collection provides an in-depth study of the individuals and institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Wollheim, Wittgenstein, and Pictorial Representation

    Seeing-as and Seeing-in, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gary Kemp, Gabriele Mras

    Pictorial representation is one of the core questions in aesthetics and philosophy of art. What is a picture? How do pictures represent things? This collection of specially commissioned chapters examines the influential thesis that the core of pictorial representation is not resemblance but '…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Live Art of Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Cath Lambert

    The Live Art of Sociology attends to the importance of ‘the live’ in contemporary social and political life. Taking existing work in live sociology as a starting point, this book considers some of its aspirations through unique empirical investigations. Queer and feminist theory and methods are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Russia - Art Resistance and the Conservative-Authoritarian Zeitgeist

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lena Jonson, Andrei Erofeev

    This book explores how artistic strategies of resistance have survived under the conservative-authoritarian regime which has been in place in Russia since 2012. It discusses the conditions under which artists work as the state spells out a new state cultural policy, aesthetics change and the state…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Visions of God and Ideas on Deification in Patristic Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Edwards, Elena Ene D-Vasilescu

    This volume illustrates the complexity and variety of early Christian thought on the subject of the image of God as a theological concept, and the difficulties that arise even in the interpretation of particular authors who gave a cardinal place to the image of God in their expositions of Christian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Beth Egenhoefer

    The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design considers the design, not only of artifacts, but of structures, systems, and interactions that bear our decisions and identities in the context of sustaining our shared planet.  In addressing issues of design for global impact, behavior change, systems…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Persistence of Taste

    Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Quinn, Dave Beech, Michael Lehnert, Carol Tulloch, Stephen Wilson

    This book offers an interdisciplinary analysis of the social practice of taste in the wake of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of taste. For the first time, this book unites sociologists and other social scientists with artists and curators, art theorists and art educators, and art, design and cultural…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt

    Image and Ideology before the New Kingdom, 1st Edition

    By Laurel Bestock

    Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt examines the use of Egyptian pictures of violence prior to the New Kingdom. Starting with the assertion that making and displaying such images served as a tactic of power, related to but separate from the actual practice of violence, the book explores the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Synchronization and Title Sequences

    Audio-Visual Semiosis in Motion Graphics, 1st Edition

    By Michael Betancourt

    Synchronization and Title Sequences proposes a semiotic analysis of the synchronization of image and sound in motion pictures using title sequences. Through detailed historical close readings of title designs that use either voice-over, an instrumental opening, or title song to organize their…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Semiotics and Title Sequences

    Text-Image Composites in Motion Graphics, 1st Edition

    By Michael Betancourt

    Title sequences are the most obvious place where photography and typography combine on-screen, yet they are also a commonly neglected part of film studies. Semiotics and Title Sequences presents the first theoretical model and historical consideration of how text and image combine to create meaning…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror

    Sensible Interventions, 1st Edition

    By Jenifer Chao

    Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror: Sensible Interventions offers a fresh account of the enduring cultural legacies of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks and the global war on terror through the critical lens of cultural resistance. It assesses the intersecting ways that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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