European Cinema Products

  • The City Symphony Phenomenon

    Cinema, Art, and Urban Modernity Between the Wars, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Jacobs, Eva Hielscher, Anthony Kinik

    The 1920s and 1930s saw the rise of the city symphony, an experimental film form that presented the city as protagonist instead of mere decor. Combining experimental, documentary, and narrative practices, these films were marked by a high level of abstraction reminiscent of high-modernist…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Queer European Cinema

    Queering Cinematic Time and Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leanne Dawson

    Queer European Cinema commences with an overview of LGBTQ representation throughout cinematic history, interwoven with socio-political reality in Europe and beyond, to consider trends including the boarding school film, the gay road movie, and queer horror such as the lesbian vampire tale, before…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • The Holy Fool in European Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Alina G. Birzache

    This monograph explores the way that the profile and the critical functions of the holy fool have developed in European cinema, allowing this traditional figure to capture the imagination of new generations in an age of religious pluralism and secularization. Alina Birzache traces the cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of the Italian Film Industry

    1st Edition

    By Marina Nicoli

    Italian cinema triumphed globally in the 1960, with directors such as Rossellini, Fellini, and Leone, and actors like Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni known to audiences around the world. But by the end of the 1980s, the Italian film industry was all but dead. The Rise and Fall of the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The Other in Contemporary Migrant Cinema

    Imagining a New Europe?, 1st Edition

    By Guido Rings

    As a rapidly aging continent, Europe increasingly depends on the successful integration of migrants. Unfortunately, contemporary political and media discourses observe and frequently also support the development of nationalist, eurosceptic and xenophobic reactions to immigration and growing…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Spectacle in Classical Cinemas

    Musicality and Historicity in the 1930s, 1st Edition

    By Tom Brown

    Spectacle is not often considered to be a significant part of the style of ‘classical’ cinema. Indeed, some of the most influential accounts of cinematic classicism define it virtually by the supposed absence of spectacle. Spectacle in ‘Classical’ Cinemas: Musicality and Historicity in the 1930s…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Moralizing Cinema

    Film, Catholicism, and Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Biltereyst, Daniela Treveri Gennari

    This volume is part of the recent interest in the study of religion and popular media culture (cinema in particular), but it strongly differs from most of this work in this maturing discipline. Contrary to most other edited volumes and monographs on film and religion, Moralizing Cinema will not…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • The Western in the Global South

    1st Edition

    Edited by MaryEllen Higgins, Rita Keresztesi, Dayna Oscherwitz

    The Western in the Global South investigates the Western film genre's impact, migrations, and reconfigurations in the Global South. Contributors explore how cosmopolitan directors have engaged with, appropriated, and subverted the tropes and conventions of Hollywood and Italian Westerns, and how…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Closely Watched Films (Routledge Revivals)

    The Czechoslovak Experience, 1st Edition

    By Antonín J. Liehm

    First published in 1974, this book collects interviews with leading Czechslovak filmmakers conducted mostly between 1967 and 1969. This was a period of immense upheaval beginning with the attack of the Czechoslovak establishment on the Union of Writers in 1967, continuing through the liberalisation…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Miloš Forman Stories (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Antonín J. Liehm

    First published in 1975, this book examines the career of one of the leading post-war Czech filmmakers Miloš Forman through his own testimony. After recollecting his childhood and early artistic ventures, Forman gives accounts of the making of his major films, interspersed with contemporaneous…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America

    Visual Studies and UK Hispanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Evans, Julia Biggane, Nuria Triana-Toribio

    While studying the theory and contemporary impact of ‘embodied’ viewing, this book celebrates the emergence and development of Visual Studies as a major subject of research and teaching in the field of Hispanic Studies within the UK over the last thirty years. By exploring current routes of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art

    Cinema Beyond Europe, 1st Edition

    By Nilgun Bayraktar

    Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art explores cinematic and artistic representations of migration and mobility in Europe since the 1990s. Drawing on theories of migrant and diasporic cinema, moving-image art, and mobility studies, Bayraktar provides historically situated close…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

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