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  • New Indian Cinema in Post-Independence India

    The Cultural Work of Shyam Benegal’s Films, 1st Edition

    By Anuradha Dingwaney Needham

    Shyam Benegal is an Indian director and screenwriter whose work is considered central to New Indian cinema. By closely analysing several of Benegal’s films, this book provides an understanding of India’s post-independence history. The book examines the filmmaker’s focus on women by highlighting his…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • American and Chinese-Language Cinemas

    Examining Cultural Flows, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Funnell, Man-Fung Yip

    Critics frequently describe the influence of "America," through Hollywood and other cultural industries, as a form of cultural imperialism. This unidirectional model of interaction does not address, however, the counter-flows of Chinese-language films into the American film market or the influence…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Affect, Space and Animals

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jopi Nyman, Nora Schuurman

    In recent years, animals have entered the focus of the social and cultural sciences, resulting in the emergence of the new field of human–animal studies. This book investigates the relationships between humans and animals, paying particular attention to the role of affect, space, and animal…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Cinema in Muslim Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali Nobil Ahmad

    This book collates a comprehensive range of fascinating essays by leading authors on film from across the Muslim world. Responding to political and theoretical misconceptions about Islam and Muslim culture, it covers North African, Arab and Asian cinemas in a rich series of industry histories,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Forensic Science in Contemporary American Popular Culture

    Gender, Crime, and Science, 1st Edition

    By Lindsay Steenberg

    This book identifies, traces, and interrogates contemporary American culture's fascination with forensic science. It looks to the many different sites, genres, and media where the forensic has become a cultural commonplace. It turns firstly to the most visible spaces where forensic science has…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The New Woman's Film

    Femme-centric Movies for Smart Chicks, 1st Edition

    By Hilary Radner

    With the chick flick arguably in decline, film scholars may well ask: what has become of the woman’s film? Little attention has been paid to the proliferation of films, often from the independent sector, that do not sit comfortably in either the category of popular culture or that of high art––…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • Last Stands from the Alamo to Benghazi

    How Hollywood Turns Military Defeats into Moral Victories, 1st Edition

    By Frank Wetta, Martin Novelli

    Last Stands from the Alamo to Benghazi examines how filmmakers teach Americans about the country’s military past. Examining twenty-three representative war films and locating them in their cultural and military landscape, the authors argue that Hollywood’s view of American military history has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • Twenty-First Century Bollywood

    1st Edition

    By Ajay Gehlawat

    Key changes have emerged in Bollywood in the new millennium. Twenty-First Century Bollywood traces the emerging shifts in both the content and form of Bollywood cinema and examines these new tendencies in relation to the changing dynamics of Indian culture. The book historically situates these…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Politics of HBO’s The Wire

    Everything is Connected, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shirin Deylami, Jonathan Havercroft

    This innovative new work suggests that The Wire reflects, not simply a cultural take on contemporary America, but a structural critique of the conditions of late-modernity and global capitalism. As such, it is a visual text worth investigating and exploring for its nuanced examination of power,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Crossover Cinema

    Cross-Cultural Film from Production to Reception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sukhmani Khorana

    Cinematic products in the twenty-first century increasingly emerge from, engage with, and are consumed in cross-cultural settings. While there have been a number of terms used to describe cinematic forms that do not bear allegiance to a single nation in terms of conceptualization, content, finance…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Masculinity in the Contemporary Romantic Comedy

    Gender as Genre, 1st Edition

    By John Alberti

    This volume addresses the growing obsolescence of traditional constructions of masculine identity in popular romantic comedies by proposing an approach that combines gender and genre theory to examine the ongoing radical reconstruction of gender roles in these films.  Alberti creates a unified…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Materialist Film

    1st Edition

    By Peter Gidal

    A polemical introduction to the avant-garde and experimental in film (including making and viewing), Materialist Film is a highly original, thought-provoking book. Thirty-seven short chapters work through a series of concepts which will enable the reader to deal imaginatively with the contradictory…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

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