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  • The Emotional Life of Postmodern Film

    Affect Theory's Other

    By Pansy Duncan

    Emotion and Postmodernism: is it possible to imagine an odder couple, stranger bedfellows, less bad company? The Emotional Life of Postmodern Film brings this unlikely pair into sustained dialogue, arguing that the interdisciplinary body of scholarship currently emerging under the rubric of "affect…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Rethinking the Politics of Absurdity

    Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Innocence

    By Matthew H. Bowker

    What does it mean to describe something or someone as absurd? Why did absurd philosophy and literature become so popular amidst the violent conflicts and terrors of the mid- to late-twentieth century? Is it possible to understand absurdity not as a feature of events, but as a psychological posture…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Economics, Culture and Development

    By Eiman O. Zein-Elabdin

    This book examines the treatment of culture and development in the discipline of economics, thereby filling a conspicuous gap in current literature. Economics has come a long way to join the ‘cultural turn’ that has swept the humanities and social sciences in the last half century. This volume…

    Hardback – 2015-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • V. S. Naipaul: Displacement and Autobiography

    By Judith Levy

    Originally published in 1995. V. S. Naipaul, a Trinidadian of Indian descent living in the West, has written in many forms. Through an analysis of five works by Naipaul written in different modes and periods of his life, this study posits a relationship between a cultural condition and a choice of…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • Border Dialogues (Routledge Revivals)

    Journeys in Postmodernity

    By Iain Chambers

    First published in 1990, Border Dialogues explores some of the territories of contemporary culture, philosophy and criticism. It touches on arguments surrounding Nietzsche and Italian ‘weak thought’, the mysteries of being ‘British’, and with more immediate concerns such as computers, fashion,…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age

    Depictions of War in Burns, Moore, and Morris

    By Lucia Ricciardelli

    American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age examines the recent challenges to the conventions of realist documentary through the lens of war documentary films by Ken Burns, Michael Moore, and Errol Morris. During the twentieth century, the invention of new technologies of audiovisual…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Fifty Key Postmodern Thinkers

    By Stuart Sim

    Postmodernism is an important part of the cultural landscape which continues to evolve, yet the ideas and theories surrounding the subject can be diverse and difficult to understand. Fifty Postmodern Thinkers critically examines the work of fifty of the most important theorists within the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • The Troubles With Postmodernism

    By Stefan Morawski

    In this original and eye-opening study, Stefan Morawski sheds light on the often confused debate about postmodernism, postmodernity and human values. Drawing upon a wide range of evidence from the experience of everyday life in the sciences, religion, visual arts, literature, film, television and…

    Paperback – 2013-05-08
    Routledge

  • Cities, Citizens, and Technologies

    Urban Life and Postmodernity

    By Paula Geyh

    This book is about the contemporary city and those who live in it. It is thus also about the urban world of the era (extending roughly from the 1960s to the present) that we see as postmodern, and specifically about how the postmodern city is changing under the impact of globalization and new…

    Paperback – 2012-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • New Games

    Postmodernism After Contemporary Art

    By Pamela M. Lee

    Pamela M. Lee’s New Games revisits postmodernism in light of art history's more recent embrace of "the contemporary." What can the theories and practices associated with postmodernism tell us about the obsession with the contemporary in both the academy and the art world? In looking at work by Dara…

    Paperback – 2012-11-16
    Routledge
    Theories of Modernism and Postmodernism in the Visual Arts

  • Beyond the Consumption Bubble

    Edited by Karin M. Ekström, Kay Glans

    Research on consumption can shed light on many fundamental questions, such as the character of society, including social and cultural dimensions; the relations between the generations; dependency on technology and the risks involved; the rise of Asia and its potential consumption preferences; the…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

  • Deconstruction After 9/11

    By Martin McQuillan

    In this book Martin McQuillan brings Derrida's writing into the immediate vicinity of geo-politics today, from the Kosovan conflict to the war in Iraq.  The chapters in this book follow both Derrida's writing since Specters of Marx and the present political scene through the former Yogoslavia…

    Paperback – 2012-02-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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