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  • French National Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Susan Hayward

    This revised and updated version of a successful and established text, French National Cinema offers a thorough and much-needed historical overview of French cinema at a time when it continues to grow in popularity with films such as Amelie and Belleville Rendez-vous. Brought wholly up to date…

    Paperback – 2005-06-17
    National Cinemas

  • Screened Out

    Playing Gay in Hollywood from Edison to Stonewall, 1st Edition

    By Richard Barrios

    Rapacious dykes, self-loathing closet cases, hustlers, ambiguous sophisticates, and sadomasochistic rich kids: most of what America thought it knew about gay people it learned at the movies. A fresh and revelatory look at sexuality in the Great Age of movie making, Screened Out shows how much gay…

    Paperback – 2005-02-22

  • Technology and Culture, The Film Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Utterson

    Technology and Culture: The Film Reader brings together key theoretical texts from more than a century of writing on film and technology. It begins by exploring the intertwined technologies of cinematic representation, reproduction, distribution and reception, before locating the technological…

    Paperback – 2005-01-10
    In Focus: Routledge Film Readers

  • The Coming of Sound

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Gomery

    The coming of sound to film was an event whose importance can hardly be overestimated; sound transformed not only the Hollywood film industry but all of world cinema as well. As economic and film historian Douglas Gomery explains, the business of film became not only bigger but much more complex.…

    Paperback – 2004-12-07

  • Reel Food

    Essays on Food and Film, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne L. Bower

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2004-10-04

  • Contemporary American Independent Film

    From the Margins to the Mainstream, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Holmlund, Justin Wyatt

    From Easy Rider to The Blair Witch Project, this book is a comprehensive examination of the independent film scene. Exploring the uneasy relationship between independent films and the major studios, the contributors trace the changing ideas and definitions of independent cinema, and the diversity…

    Paperback – 2004-09-30

  • Queer Cinema, The Film Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Harry Benshoff, Sean Griffin

    Queer Cinema, The Film Reader examines the relationship between cinematic representations of sexuality and their social, historical, and industrial contexts. Clearly divided into an introductory overview and four topic areas, the Reader explores how recent critical thinking has approached queer…

    Paperback – 2004-06-17
    In Focus: Routledge Film Readers

  • American Youth Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Campbell

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2004-05-24

  • Movie Acting, The Film Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Robertson Wojcik

    Movie Acting: The Film Reader explores one of the most central but often overlooked aspects of cinema: film acting. Combining classic and recent essays, it examines key issues such as: What constitutes film acting?  How is film acting different from stage acting? How has film acting changed…

    Paperback – 2004-02-26
    In Focus: Routledge Film Readers

  • Communication Studies

    The Essential Resource, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Beck, Peter Bennett, Peter Wall

    This book brings together a huge range of material including academic articles, film scripts and interplanetary messages adrift on space probes with supporting commentary to clarify their imporatance to the field. Communication Studies: The Essential Resource is a collection of essays and…

    Paperback – 2004-01-22

  • Hollywood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Schatz

    'Hollywood' as a concept applies variously to a particular film style, a factory-based mode of film production, a cartel of powerful media institutions and a national (and increasingly global) 'way of seeing'. It is a complex social, cultural and industrial phenomenon and is arguably the single…

    Hardback – 2003-12-18
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • Hitchcock

    Past and Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Allen, Sam Ishii-Gonzales

    This new collection of writings on Alfred Hitchcock considers Hitchcock both in his time and as a continuing influence on filmmakers, films and film theory. The contributions, who include leading scholars such as Slavoj Zizek, Laura Mulvey, Peter Wollen, and James Naremore, discuss canonical films…

    Paperback – 2003-12-18

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