Cinema Studies & Popular Cinema Products

  • Emotion in Animated Films

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meike Uhrig

    Ranging from blockbuster movies to experimental shorts or documentaries to scientific research, computer animation shapes a great part of media communication processes today. Be it the portrayal of emotional characters in moving films or the creation of controllable emotional stimuli in scientific…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Cinema & Gender

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Lené Hole, Dijana Jelača, E. Ann Kaplan, Patrice Petro

    The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Gender comprises forty-three innovative essays that offer both an overview of and an intervention into the field of cinema and gender. The contributions in this volume address a variety of geographical and cultural contexts through an analysis of cinema, from…

    Paperback – 2018-09-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Japanese Media at the Beginning of the 21st Century

    Consuming the Past, 1st Edition

    By Katsuyuki Hidaka

    Hailed by Japanese critics as a milestone in the study of contemporary Japanese media, this book explores the contemporary ‘boom’ in Japanese media representations of the recent past. Recent years have seen the production of an unprecedented number of films, animation, manga, and television…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Heritage in the Digital Era

    Cinematic Tourism and the Activist Cause, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    What happens to traditional conceptions of heritage in the era of fluid media spaces? ‘Heritage’ usually involves intergenerational transmission of ideas, customs, ancestral lands, and artefacts, and so serves to reproduce national communities over time. However, media industries have the power to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Contemporary Jewish Writing

    Austria After Waldheim, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Reiter

    This book examines Jewish writers and intellectuals in Austria, analyzing filmic and electronic media alongside more traditional publication formats over the last 25 years. Beginning with the Waldheim affair and the rhetorical response by the three most prominent members of the survivor generation…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Shakespeare and Indian Cinemas

    "Local Habitations", 1st Edition

    Edited by Poonam Trivedi, Paromita Chakravarti

    This book is the first to explore the rich archive of Shakespeare in Indian cinemas, including less familiar, Indian language cinemas to contribute to the assessment of the expanding repertoire of Shakespeare films worldwide. Essays cover mainstream and regional Indian cinemas such as the better…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Melodrama, Self and Nation in Post-War British Popular Film

    1st Edition

    By Johanna Laitila

    This book investigates the portrayal of nationalities and sexualities in British post-Second World War crime film and melodrama. By focussing on these genres, and looking at the concept of melodrama as an analytical tool apt for the analysis of both sexuality and nation, the book offers insight…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Virgin Suicides

    Reverie, Sorrow and Young Love, 1st Edition

    By Justin Wyatt

    Based on the best-selling novel by Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides is director Sofia Coppola’s evocative debut feature of young love, sex, loss and family pressures in mid-1970s America. Acclaimed by both critics and audiences on release, the film is now viewed as a remarkable and bold…

    Hardback – 2018-06-22
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The Hunger Games

    Spectacle, Risk and the Girl Action Hero, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Driscoll, Alexandra Heatwole

    The 2012 film The Hunger Games and its three sequels, appearing quickly over the following three years, represent one of the most successful examples of the contemporary popularity of youth-oriented speculative film and television series. This book considers "The Hunger Games" as an intertextual…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Fantasy/Animation

    Connections Between Media, Mediums and Genres, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Holliday, Alexander Sergeant

    This book examines the relationship that exists between fantasy cinema and the medium of animation. Animation has played a key role in defining our collective expectations and experiences of fantasy cinema, just as fantasy storytelling has often served as inspiration for our most popular animated…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Eastern Westerns

    Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Teo

    The western, one of Hollywood’s great film genres, has, surprisingly, enjoyed a revival recently in Asia and in other parts of the world, whilst at the same time declining in America. Although the western is often seen as an example of American cultural dominance, this book challenges this view. It…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • New Perspectives on Detective Fiction

    Mystery Magnified, 1st Edition

    Edited by Casey Cothran, Mercy Cannon

    This collection establishes new perspectives on the idea of mystery, as it is enacted and encoded in the genre of detective fiction. Essays reclaim detective fiction as an object of critical inquiry, examining the ways it shapes issues of social destabilization, moral ambiguity, reader complicity,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

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