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  • Theology and the Films of Terrence Malick

    Edited by Christopher B. Barnett, Clark J. Elliston

    Terrence Malick is one of the most important and controversial filmmakers of the last few decades. Yet his renown does not stem from box office receipts, but rather from his inimitable cinematic vision that mixes luminous shots of nature, dreamlike voiceovers, and plots centered on enduring…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Psychoanalysis and the Unrepresentable

    From culture to the clinic

    Edited by Agnieszka Piotrowska, Ben Tyrer

    Psychoanalysis and the Unrepresentable opens a space for meaningful debate about translating psychoanalytic concepts from the work of clinicians to that of academics and back again. Focusing on the idea of the unrepresentable, this collection of essays by psychoanalysts, psychotherapists,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Film, Architecture and Spatial Imagination

    By Renée Tobe

    Films use architecture as visual shorthand to tell viewers everything they need to know about the characters in a short amount of time. Illustrated by a diverse range of films from different eras and cultures, this book investigates the reciprocity between film and architecture. Using a…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Appreciating the Art of Television

    A Philosophical Perspective

    By Ted Nannicelli

    Contemporary television has been marked by such exceptional programming that it is now common to hear claims that TV has finally become an art. In Appreciating the Art of Television, Nannicelli contends that televisual art is not a recent development, but has in fact existed for a long time. Yet…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • Youth Culture in Chinese Language Film

    By Xuelin Zhou

    This book explores the vigorous film cultures of mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong from the perspective of youth culture. The book relates this important topic to the wider social, cultural, and institutional context, and discusses the relationship between the films and the changes that today…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Star Trek

    The Human Frontier, 2nd Edition

    By Duncan Barrett, Michèle Barrett

    In a world shrunk by modern transport and communication, Star Trek has maintained the values of western maritime exploration through the discovery of ‘strange new worlds’ in space. Throughout its fifty-year history, the ‘starry sea’ has provided a familiar backdrop to an ongoing interrogation of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Starring Charles Dickens

    Multi-Media 'Boz' and the Culture of Celebrity

    By Joss Marsh

    As Joss Marsh observes in her stirring book on Dickens and cinema, Dickens was the first mass-mediated photographic celebrity of the modern era, more intimately "familiar" than any person in Britain besides the royal family. Suggesting Dickens's celebrity, as much as his work, contributed to the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Gothic Surrealism

    Melodrama, Violence and Performance

    By Neil Matheson

    Deeply rooted in Romanticism, Surrealism was a movement founded in part upon an enthusiasm for the Gothic novel, and as this study argues, was pervaded throughout its history by a 'Gothic' sensibility. The book uses the concept of 'the Gothic' as a unifying thread to explore Surrealism's direct…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Starring Charles Dickens

    Multi-Media 'Boz' and the Culture of Celebrity

    By Joss Marsh

    As Joss Marsh observes in her stirring book on Dickens and cinema, Dickens was the first mass-mediated photographic celebrity of the modern era, more intimately "familiar" than any person in Britain besides the royal family. Suggesting Dickens's celebrity, as much as his work, contributed to the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Islam and Postcolonial Discourse

    Purity and Hybridity

    By Esra Mirze Santesso, James E. McClung

    Largely as a legacy of the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center, Islamic faith has become synonymous in many corners of the media and academia with violence, which many believe to be its primary mode of expression. The absence of any sophisticated recognition of the wide range of Islamic…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Waste Matters

    Urban margins in contemporary literature

    By Sarah K. Harrison

    How do those pushed to the margins survive in contemporary cities? What role do they play in today’s increasingly complex urban ecosystems? Faced with stark disparities in human and environmental wellbeing, what form might more equitable cities take? Waste Matters argues that contemporary…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Performing Ethnicity, Performing Gender

    Transcultural Perspectives

    Edited by Bettina Hofmann, Monika Mueller

    Performance and performativity are important terms for a theorization of gender and race/ethnicity as constitutive of identity. This collection reflects the ubiquity, diversity, and (historical) locatedness of ethnicity and gender by presenting contributions by an array of international scholars…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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