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  • Activist Documentary Film in Pakistan

    The Emergence of a Cinema of Accountability

    By Rahat Imran

    This book, the first academic book on Pakistani documentary cinema, traces the development of activist filmmaking practices in Pakistan which have emerged as a response to the consequences of religious fundamentalism, extremism, and violation of human rights. Beginning with the period of General…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Popular Hindi Cinema

    Aesthetic Formations of the Seen and Unseen

    By Ronie Parciack

    The popular Hindi film industry is the largest in India and the most conspicuous film industry in the non-Western world. This book analyses the pivotal visual and narrative conventions employed in popular Hindi films through the combined prism of film studies and classical Indian philosophy and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Intimacy on the Internet

    Media Representations of Online Connections

    By Lauren Rosewarne

    The focus of this book is on the media representations of the use of the Internet in seeking intimate connections—be it a committed relationship, a hook-up, or a community in which to dabble in fringe sexual practices. Popular culture (film, narrative television, the news media, and advertising)…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Collaborative Art in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Sondra Bacharach, Siv B. Fjærestad, Jeremy Neil Booth

    Collaboration in the arts is no longer a conscious choice to make a deliberate artistic statement, but instead a necessity of artistic survival. In today’s hybrid world of virtual mobility, collaboration decentralizes creative strategies, enabling artists to carve new territories and maintain…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Urban Uncanny

    A collection of interdisciplinary studies

    Edited by Lucy Huskinson

    The Urban Uncanny explores through ten engaging essays the slippage or mismatch between our expectations of the city—as the organised and familiar environments in which citizens live, work, and go about their lives—and the often surprising and unsettling experiences it evokes. The city is uncanny…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Cinemas

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Felicia Chan, Andy Willis

    Chinese Cinemas: International Perspectives examines the impact the rapid expansion of Chinese filmmaking in mainland China has had on independent and popular Chinese cinemas both in and outside of China. While the large Chinese markets are coveted by Hollywood, the commercial film industry within…

    Paperback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Hollywood Melodrama and the New Deal

    Public Daydreams

    By Anna Siomopoulos

    While many critics have analyzed the influence of the FDR administration on Hollywood films of the era, most of these studies have focused either on New Deal imagery or on studio interactions with the federal government. Neither type of study explores the relationship between film and the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Thanatourism and Cinematic Representations of Risk

    Screening the End of Tourism

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    In today’s world, the need to eliminate natural and human-made disasters has been at the forefront of national and international socio-political agendas. The management of risks such as terrorism, labour strikes, protests and environmental degradation has become pivotal for countries that depend on…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Middlebrow Cinema

    Edited by Sally Faulkner

    Middlebrow Cinema challenges an often uninterrogated hostility to middlebrow culture that frequently dismisses it as conservative, which it often is not, and feminized or middle-class, which it often is. The volume defines the term relationally against shifting concepts of ‘high’ and ‘low’, and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-19 
    Routledge
    Remapping World Cinema

  • Disney, Culture, and Curriculum

    Edited by Jennifer A. Sandlin, Julie C. Garlen

    A presence for decades in individuals’ everyday life practices and identity formation, the Walt Disney Company has more recently also become an influential element within the "big" curriculum of public and private spaces outside of yet in proximity to formal educational institutions. Disney,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Current Controversies in Philosophy of Film

    By Katherine Thomson-Jones

    This volume advances the contemporary debate on five central issues in the philosophy of film. These issues concern the relation between the art and technology of film, the nature of film realism, how narrative fiction films narrate, how we engage emotionally with films, and whether films can…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06 
    Routledge
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • Silent Film and U.S. Naturalist Literature

    Time, Narrative, and Modernity

    By Katherine Fusco

    Typically, studies of early cinema’s relation to literature have focused on the interactions between film and modernism. When film first emerged, however, it was naturalism, not modernism, competing for the American public’s attention. In this media ecosystem, the cinema appeared alongside the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

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