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  • Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora

    Travelling Blackness

    By Manoucheka Celeste

    With the exception of slave narratives, there are few stories of black international migration in U.S. news and popular culture. This book is interested in stratified immigrant experiences, diverse black experiences, and the intersection of black and immigrant identities. Citizenship as it is…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Production House Cinema

    Starting and Running Your Own Cinematic Storytelling Business

    By Kurt Lancaster

    In Production House Cinema: Starting and Running Your Own Cinematic Storytelling Business, renowned video storyteller Kurt Lancaster offers both students and professionals a practical guide to starting their own video production company and creating cinematic, client-based video content. Utilizing…

    Paperback – 2016-07-22 
    Focal Press

  • Hermeneutic Humility and the Political Theology of Cinema

    Blind Paul

    By Sean Desilets

    This book revisits the tradition of Western religious cinema in light of scholarship on St. Paul’s political theology. The book’s subtitle derives from the account in the Book of Acts that St. Paul was temporarily blinded in the wake of his conversion on the road to Damascus. In imitation of Paul,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Stage and Screen Concepts

    Transmediality in Theory and Practice

    By Michael Ingham

    While film and theatre studies have established their own critical terms and theoretical frames of reference, the potential for dialogue and reciprocity between these two art forms is often undermined by the absence of a shared vocabulary. This book sets out to remedy this by comprehensively…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Gesture and Film

    Signalling New Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Nicholas Chare, Liz Watkins

    Gesture has held a crucial role in cinema since its inception. In the absence of spoken words, early cinema frequently exploited the communicative potential of the gestures of actors. As this book demonstrates, gesture has continued to assume immense importance in film to the present day. This…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Subjectivity across Media

    Interdisciplinary and Transmedial Perspectives

    Edited by Maike Sarah Reinerth, Jan-Noël Thon

    Media in general and narrative media in particular have the potential to represent not only a variety of both possible and actual worlds but also the perception and consciousness of characters in these worlds. Hence, media can generally be understood as "qualia machines," in other words…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Music, Movies, Meanings, and Markets

    Cinemajazzamatazz

    By Morris Holbrook

    Music, Movies, Meanings, and Markets focuses on macromarketing-related aspects of film music in general and on the cinemusical role of ambi-diegetic jazz in particular. The book examines other work on music in motion pictures which has dealt primarily with the traditional distinction between…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

  • Post-9/11 Heartland Horror

    Rural horror films in an era of urban terrorism

    By Victoria McCollum

    This book explores the resurgence of rural horror following the events of 9/11, as a number of filmmakers, inspired by the films of the 1970s, moved away from the characteristic industrial and urban settings of apocalyptic horror, to return to American heartland horror. Examining the revival of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Early Race Filmmaking in America

    Edited by Barbara Lupack

    The early years of the twentieth century were a formative time in the long history of struggle for black representation. More than any other medium, movies reflected the tremendous changes occurring in American society. Unfortunately, since they drew heavily on the nineteenth-century theatrical…

    Hardback – 2016-07-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • A Philosophy of the Screenplay

    By Ted Nannicelli

    Recently, scholars in a variety of disciplines—including philosophy, film and media studies, and literary studies—have become interested in the aesthetics, definition, and ontology of the screenplay. To this end, this volume addresses the fundamental philosophical questions about the nature of the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing

    Edited by Asbjørn Grønstad, Henrik Gustafsson, Øyvind Vågnes

    The first book of its kind, Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing engages broadly with the often too neglected yet significant questions of gesture in visual culture. In our turbulent mediasphere where images – as lenses bearing on their own circumstances – are constantly mobilized to enact…

    Hardback – 2016-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Future of the Nineteenth-Century Dream-Child

    Fantasy, Dystopia, Cyberculture

    By Amy Billone

    This book investigates the reappearance of the 19th-century dream-child from the Golden Age of Children's Literature, both in the Harry Potter series and in other works that have reached unprecedented levels of popular success today. Discussing Harry Potter as a reincarnation of Lewis Carroll's…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

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