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  • Early Race Filmmaking in America

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Chinese Cinemas

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • The Aesthetics of Antifascist Film

    Radical Projection, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Lynde Barker

    Through a series of detailed film case histories ranging from The Great Dictator to Hiroshima mon amour to The Lives of Others, The Aesthetics of Antifascist Film: Radical Projection explores the genesis and recurrence of antifascist aesthetics as it manifests in the WWII, Cold War and Post-Wall…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Our Lady Cinema

    How and Why I went into the Photo-play World and What I Found There, 1st Edition

    By Harry Furniss

    This charming classic of film literature was originally published in 1914 and hence represents an early attempt to catalogue the allure of cinema and how the motion picture industry began. This tale of life in the early days of cinema will be of interest to film historians and anyone interested in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Mass-Observation at the Movies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Richards, Dorothy Sheridan

    The Mass Observation social research organisation (1937 to early 1950s), a pioneering independent effort aimed at education, specialised in material about everyday life in Britain and recorded material through a panel of around 500 volunteer observers who maintained diaries or replied to open-ended…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Cinema, Literature & Society

    Elite and Mass Culture in Interwar Britain, 1st Edition

    By Peter Miles, Malcolm Smith

    During the interwar period cinema and literature seemed to be at odds with each other, part of the continuing struggle between mass and elite culture which so worried writers such as Aldous Huxley, T.S. Eliot and the Leavises. And this cultural divide appeared to be sharp evidence of a deeper…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Visions of Yesterday

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Richards

    Film is an important source of social history, as well as having been a popular art form from the early twentieth century. This study shows how a society, consciously or unconsciously, is mirrored in its cinema. It considers the role of the cinema in dramatizing popular beliefs and myths, and takes…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • The Hollywood Feature Film in Postwar Britain

    1st Edition

    By Paul Swann

    When this book was originally published in 1987, the American feature film had been colonising the world’s imagination for over 75 years and the book studies that experience in Britain, where American films have always dominated cinema screens, both commercially and intellectually. The timeframe is…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • The Films of Werner Herzog

    Between Mirage and History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Corrigan

    Given Herzog’s own pronouncement that ‘film is not the art of scholars, but of illiterates,’ it is not surprising that his work has aroused ambivalent and contradictory responses. Visually and philosophically ambitious and at the same time provocatively eccentric, Herzog’s films have been greeted…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Popular Hindi Cinema

    Aesthetic Formations of the Seen and Unseen, 1st Edition

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

  • Thanatourism and Cinematic Representations of Risk

    Screening the End of Tourism, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Off Screen

    Women and Film in Italy: Seminar on Italian and American directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giuliana Bruno, Maria Nadotti

    This feminist anthology from Italy offers an enriching perspective on cinema studies. Focusing on women’s engagement with political theory and film-making, the book never loses sight of the female experience of cinema. It examines how women have chosen to represent themselves and how they have been…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

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