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  • Cinema, Censorship and Sexuality 1909-1925

    By Annette Kuhn

    First published in 1988. This book shows how censorship as a set of institutions, practices and discourses was involved in the struggle over the nature of cinema in the early twentieth century. It also reveals the part played in this struggle by other institutions, practices and discourses — for…

    Hardback – 2016-01-14 

  • US Media and Migration

    Refugee Oral Histories

    By Sarah Bishop

    Using oral history, ethnography, and close readings of media texts, Sarah C. Bishop probes the myriad and sometimes conflicting ways refugees interpret and use mediated representations of life in America. Guided by seventy-four different narrators from Bhutan, Burma, Iraq and Somalia, US Media and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-13 

  • Understanding Animation

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Wells

    A new edition of Paul Wells’ introduction to animation as a genre and a form, has been updated in response to developments in academic debate and the recent flourishing of the genre in cinema, on TV and in videogames. Film examples discussed will include features such as The…

    Paperback – 2016-01-01 

  • On Film

    3rd Edition

    By Stephen Mulhall

    The first edition of Stephen Mulhall's acclaimed On Film was a study of the four Alien films, and made the highly original and controversial argument that films themselves can philosophise. In its second edition, On Film increased its breadth and vision considerably to encompass films such as the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-30 

  • Performing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    Edited by Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    This volume pursues a new line of research in cultural memory studies by understanding memory as a performative act in art and popular culture. The authors take their cue from the observation that art and popular culture enact memory and generate processes of memory. They do memory, and in this…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23 
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Global Perspectives on Tarzan

    From King of the Jungle to International Icon

    Edited by Annette Wannamaker, Michelle Ann Abate

    This collection seeks to understand the long-lasting and global appeal of Tarzan: Why is a story about a feral boy, who is raised by apes in the African jungle, so compelling and so adaptable to different cultural contexts and audiences? How is it that the same narrative serves as the basis for…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23 
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Transnational Asian Identities in Pan-Pacific Cinemas

    The Reel Asian Exchange

    Edited by Philippa Gates, Lisa Funnell

    This collection examines the exchange of Asian identities taking place at the levels of both film production and film reception amongst pan-Pacific cinemas. The authors consider, on the one hand, texts that exhibit what Mette Hjort refers to as, "marked transnationality," and on the other, the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Changing Face of Korean Cinema

    1960 to 2015

    By Brian Yecies, Aegyung Shim

    The rapid development of Korean cinema during the decades of the 1960s and 2000s reveals a dynamic cinematic history which runs parallel to the nation’s political, social, economic and cultural transformation during these formative periods. This book examines the ways in which South Korean cinema…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    Asia's Transformations

  • Irish Feminist Futures

    By Claire Bracken

    This book is about the future: Ireland’s future and feminism’s future, approached from a moment that has recently passed. The Celtic Tiger (circa 1995-2008) was a time of extraordinary and radical change, in which Ireland’s economic, demographic, and social structures underwent significant…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 

  • Terrors of Uncertainty (Routledge Revivals)

    The Cultural Contexts of Horror Fiction

    By Joseph Grixti

    From Frankenstein and Dracula to Psycho and The Chainsaw Massacre, horror fiction has provided our culture with some of its most enduring themes and narratives. Considering horror fiction both as a genre and as a social phenomenon, Joseph Grixti provides a theoretical and historical framework for…

    Paperback – 2015-12-12 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art

    Cinema Beyond Europe

    By Nilgün Bayraktar

    Joining attention to aesthetic experimentation with a focus on sociopolitical concerns, Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art offers a detailed account of the ways recent cinematic and artistic works engage Europe’s increasingly diverse and complex relationship to migration. With a…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • 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 Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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