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  • The Craft of Media Criticism

    Critical Media Studies in Practice

    Edited by Mary Celeste Kearney, Michael Kackman

    The Craft of Media Criticism provides students and scholars a definitive overview of the main methodologies that make up critical media studies. Written by leading scholars in media studies, chapters address methods including various forms of textual analysis, as well as reception studies,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Screen Comedy and Online Audiences

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Climate Change and Popular Culture

    By Angi Buettner

    This book examines how the climate change debate is represented, dealt with, narrated and more generally plays out within the field, texts and genres of the commercial media. Understanding the importance of environmental representations, narratives and discourses for our perceptions of the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Queer Technologies

    Affordances, Affect, Ambivalence

    Edited by Katherine Sender, Adrienne Shaw

    Queer media studies has mostly focused on LGBTQ visibility, stereotypes, and positive images, but media technologies aren’t just vehicles for representations, they also shape them. How can queer theory and queer methodologies complicate our understanding of communication technologies, their…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Queer European Cinema

    Queering cinematic time and space

    Edited by Leanne Dawson

    Queer European Cinema commences with an overview of LGBTQ representation throughout cinematic history, interwoven with socio-political reality in Europe and beyond, to consider trends including the boarding school film, the gay road movie, and queer horror such as the lesbian vampire tale, before…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Editing and Montage in International Film and Video

    Theory and Technique

    By Luís Fernando Morales Morante

    Editing and Montage in International Film and Video presents a theoretical and practical approach to the art of editing. In this book, Luís Fernando Morales Morante explores the international history, technology, theory, practical techniques, psychology, and cognitive effects of editing across a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Focal Press

  • Film and Religion

    Edited by S. Brent Plate

    The four volumes of 'Film and Religion' will present a range of scholarly articles, mainly since 1990, which offer a critical overview of the interdisciplinary field from a number of perspectives. It is an international collection that includes attention to popular Hollywood and 'arthouse' films…

    Hardback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound

    Edited by Miguel Mera, Ron Sadoff, Benjamin Winters

    The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of screen music and sound studies, addressing the ways in which music and sound interact with forms of narrative media such as television, videogames, and film. The inclusive framework of "screen music"…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • The Animal Surreal

    The Role of Darwin, Animals, and Evolution in Surrealism

    By Kirsten Strom

    The Animal Surreal situates Surrealism within the burgeoning field of Animal Studies by examining Surrealist representations of nonhuman animals through the lens of Darwinian theory. Unlike Marx and Freud, Darwin was rarely cited by name as a source for the Surrealists, and yet his influence is…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Music Video After MTV

    Audiovisual Studies, New Media, and Popular Music

    By Mathias Bonde Korsgaard

    Since the 1980s, music videos have been everywhere and, today, almost all of the most-viewed clips on YouTube are music videos. However, in academia, music videos do not currently share this popularity. Music Video After MTV gives music video its due academic credit by exploring the changing…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Cinema, State Socialism and Society in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1917-1989

    Re-Visions

    Edited by Sanja Bahun, John Haynes

    This book presents a comprehensive re-examination of the cinemas of the Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe during the communist era. It argues that, since the end of communism in these countries, film scholars are able to view these cinemas in a different way, no longer bound by an outlook…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Noah as Antihero

    Darren Aronofsky’s Cinematic Deluge

    Edited by Rhonda Burnette-Bletsch, Jon Morgan

    This collection of essays by biblical scholars is the first book-length treatment of the 2014 film Noah, directed by Darren Aronofsky. The film has proved to be of great interest to scholars working on the interface between the Bible and popular culture, not only because it was heralded as the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

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