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  • The Epic Film

    Myth and History, 1st Edition

    By Derek Elley

    As Charlton Heston put it: ‘There’s a temptingly simple definition of the epic film: it’s the easiest kind of picture to make badly.’ This book goes beyond that definition to show how the film epic has taken up one of the most ancient art-forms and propelled it into the modern world, covered in…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Environmental Ethics and Film

    1st Edition

    By Pat Brereton

    Environmental ethics presents and defends a systematic and comprehensive account of the moral relation between human beings and their natural environment and assumes that human behaviour toward the natural world can and is governed by moral norms. In contemporary society, film has provided a…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Sonatas, Screams, and Silence

    Music and Sound in the Films of Ingmar Bergman, 1st Edition

    By Alexis Luko

    Sonatas, Screams, and Silence: Music and Sound in the Films of Ingmar Bergman is the first musical examination of Bergman’s style as an auteur filmmaker. It provides a comprehensive examination of all three aspects (music, sound effects, and voice) of Bergman’s signature soundtrack-style. Through…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge

  • German Cinema - Terror and Trauma

    Cultural Memory Since 1945, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Elsaesser

    In German Cinema – Terror and Trauma Since 1945, Thomas Elsaesser reevaluates the meaning of the Holocaust for postwar German films and culture, while offering a reconsideration of trauma theory today. Elsaesser argues that Germany's attempts at "mastering the past" can be seen as both a failure…

    Paperback – 2013-11-04
    Routledge

  • Postcommunist Film - Russia, Eastern Europe and World Culture

    Moving Images of Postcommunism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lars Kristensen

    A post-communist condition has arisen from the fall of the Berlin Wall and later the Soviet Empire: this book looks at how this condition has manifested itself globally in the production of post-communist film. It argues post-communism is a shared experience on a geopolitical level, unlimited by…

    Paperback – 2013-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Genre and Cinema

    Ireland and Transnationalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian McIlroy

    This impressive volume takes a broad critical look at Irish and Irish-related cinema through the lens of genre theory and criticism. Secondary and related objectives of the book are to cover key genres and sub-genres and account for their popularity. The result offers new ways of looking at Irish…

    Paperback – 2011-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Cinema, Audiences and Modernity

    New perspectives on European cinema history, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Biltereyst, Richard Maltby, Philippe Meers

    This book sheds new light on the cinema and modernity debate by confronting established theories on the role of the modern cinematic experience with new empirical work on the history of the social experience of cinema-going, film audiences and film exhibition. The book provides a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2011-09-05
    Routledge

  • Filming the Nation

    Jung, Film, Neo-Realism and Italian National Identity, 1st Edition

    By Donatella Spinelli Coleman

    Italian neo-realism has inspired film audiences and fascinated critics and film scholars for decades. This book offers an original analysis of the movement and its defining films from the perspective of the cultural unconscious. Combining a Jungian reading with traditional theorizations of film…

    Paperback – 2010-12-17
    Routledge

  • Post-War Italian Cinema

    American Intervention, Vatican Interests, 1st Edition

    By Daniela Treveri Gennari

    Through a comparative approach of current theories developed on ideology and an analysis of official documents from the Vatican and the United States Department of State, the book investigates the decisive role that American production companies played in the development of the Italian film…

    Paperback – 2010-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Nation and Identity in the New German Cinema

    Homeless at Home, 1st Edition

    By Inga Scharf

    In this original study, Scharf investigates issues of national identity in films of the New German Cinema. Using a cultural studies analysis, Scharf argues that the conflict between this generation of critical filmmakers and their ‘German-ness’ translate into feature films that…

    Paperback – 2010-01-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • European Film Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Temenuga Trifonova

    European Film Theory explores the ‘Europeanness’ of European film theory, its philosophical origins, the ‘culture wars’ between ‘Continental’ and ‘Analytical’ film theory and philosophy, the major discursive and epistemological shifts in the history of Continental film theory, the relationship…

    Paperback – 2008-10-28
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Italian National Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Pierre Sorlin

    From such films as La Dolce Vita and Bicycle Thieves to Cinema Paradiso and Dear Diary, Italian cinema has provided striking images of Italy as a nation and a people. In the first comprehensive study of Italian cinema from 1886-1996, Pierre Sorlin explores the changing relationship of Italian…

    Paperback – 1996-08-08
    Routledge
    National Cinemas

2Series in European Cinema

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