Film History Products

  • Reframing Migration, Diversity and the Arts

    The Postmigrant Condition, 1st Edition

    By Moritz Schramm, Sten Pultz Moslund, Anne Ring Petersen, Mirjam Gebauer, Hans Christian Post, Sabrina Vitting-Seerup, Frauke Wiegand

    This book offers a compelling study of contemporary developments in European migration studies and the representation of migration in the arts and cultural institutions. It introduces scholars and students to the new concept of ‘postmigration’, offering a review of the origin of the concept (in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Screening Characters

    Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Riis, Aaron Taylor

    Characters are central to our experiences of screened fictions and invite a host of questions. The contributors to Screening Characters draw on archival material, interviews, philosophical inquiry, and conceptual analysis in order to give new, thought-provoking answers to these queries. Providing…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • The Freshman

    Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture, 1st Edition

    By Christina G. Petersen

    Before the advent of the teenager in the 1940s and the teenpic in the 1950s, The Freshman (Taylor and Newmeyer, 1925) represented 1920s college youth culture as an exclusive world of leisure to a mass audience. Starring popular slapstick comedian Harold Lloyd, The Freshman was a hit with audiences…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Classical Hollywood Film Cycles

    1st Edition

    By Zoe Wallin

    This book explores the ways in which Hollywood film cycles from the 1930s to the 1960s were shaped by their surrounding industrial contexts and market environments, to build an inclusive conception of the form, operation, and function of film cycles. By foregrounding patterns of distribution,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Biltereyst, Richard Maltby, Philippe Meers

    The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History presents the most recent approaches and methods in the study of the social experience of cinema, from its origins in vaudeville and traveling exhibitions to the multiplexes of today. Exploring its history from the perspective of the cinemagoer, the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Film and Modern American Art

    The Dialogue between Cinema and Painting, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Manthorne

    Between the 1890s and the 1930s, movie going became an established feature of everyday life across America. Movies constituted an enormous visual data bank and changed the way artist and public alike interpreted images. This book explores modern painting as a response to, and an appropriation of,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Experimental Animation

    From Analogue to Digital, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam Harris, Lilly Husbands, Paul Taberham

    Experimental Animation: From Analogue to Digital, focuses on both experimental animation’s deep roots in the twentieth century, and its current position in the twenty-first century media landscape. Each chapter incorporates a variety of theoretical lenses, including historical, materialist,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-11
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Memory in Sinophone Cinemas and Image Culture

    Altering Archives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peng Hsiao-yen, Ella Raidel

    Cinema archives memories, conserves the past, and rewrites histories. As much as the Sinophone embodies differences, contemporary Sinophone cinemas in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the People’s Republic of China invest various images of contested politics in order to assert different histories and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Film and the American Presidency

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeff Menne, Christian B. Long

    The contention of Film and the American Presidency is that over the twentieth century the cinema has been a silent partner in setting the parameters of what we might call the presidential imaginary. This volume surveys the partnership in its longevity, placing stress on especially iconic presidents…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Music and Sound in Silent Film

    From the Nickelodeon to The Artist, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Barton, Simon Trezise

    Despite their name, the silent films of the early cinematic era were frequently accompanied by music and other sound elements of many kinds, including mechanical instruments, live performers, and audience sing-alongs. The 12 chapters in this concise book explore the multitude of functions…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • Post-Production and the Invisible Revolution of Filmmaking

    From the Silent Era to Synchronized Sound, 1st Edition

    By George Larkin

    Post-Production and the Invisible Revolution of Filmmaking studies the discourses surrounding post-production, as well as the aesthetic effects of its introduction during the 1920s and 1930s, by exploring the philosophies and issues faced by practitioners during this transitional, transformative…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Indian Cinema Beyond Bollywood

    The New Independent Cinema Revolution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashvin Immanuel Devasundaram

    This is the first edited volume on new independent Indian cinema. It aims to be a comprehensive compendium of diverse theoretical, philosophical, epistemological and practice-based perspectives, featuring contributions from multidisciplinary scholars and practitioners across the world. This edited…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

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