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  • The Camera-Eye Metaphor in Cinema

    By Christian Quendler

    This book explores the cultural, intellectual, and artistic fascination with camera-eye metaphors in film culture of the twentieth century. By studying the very metaphor that cinema lives by, it provides a rich and insightful map of our understanding of cinema and film styles and shows how cinema…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Film Text Analysis

    New Perspectives on the Analysis of Filmic Meaning

    Edited by Janina Wildfeuer, John A. Bateman

    This book examines film as a multimodal text and an audiovisual synthesis, bringing together current work within the fields of narratology, philosophy, multimodal analysis, sound as well as cultural studies in order to cover a wide range of international academic interest. The book provides new…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Film Noir Production

    The Whodunit of the American Classic Mystery Film

    By David Landau

    Film Noir Production: The Whodunit of the American Classic Mystery Film reveals the fascinating facts behind how the classic film noir movies were actually made. Beginning with the mystery novel base material, the studio executives and staff writers input through the assigned directors and talented…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27 
    Focal Press

  • Film Discourse Interpretation

    Towards a New Paradigm for Multimodal Film Analysis

    By Janina Wildfeuer

    This book contributes to the analysis of film from a multimodal and textual perspective by extending formal semantics into the realm of multimodal discourse analysis. It accounts for both the inferential as well as intersemiotic meaning making processes in filmic discourse and therefore addresses…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Crossover Cinema

    Cross-Cultural Film from Production to Reception

    Edited by Sukhmani Khorana

    Cinematic products in the twenty-first century increasingly emerge from, engage with, and are consumed in cross-cultural settings. While there have been a number of terms used to describe cinematic forms that do not bear allegiance to a single nation in terms of conceptualization, content, finance…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Masculinity in the Contemporary Romantic Comedy

    Gender as Genre

    By John Alberti

    This volume addresses the growing obsolescence of traditional constructions of masculine identity in popular romantic comedies by proposing an approach that combines gender and genre theory to examine the ongoing radical reconstruction of gender roles in these films.  Alberti creates a unified…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Spanish Cinema in the Global Context

    Film on Film

    By Samuel Amago

    Across a broad spectrum of media, markets, and national contexts, self-reflexivity continues to be a favored narrative mode with wide ranging functions. In this book Amago argues that, in addition to making visible industry and production concerns within the film text, reflexive aesthetics have a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • A Coat of Many Colours (Routledge Revivals)

    Occasional Essays

    By Herbert Read

    This book, first published in 1947, is collection of critical essays by Herbert Read that had not been previously published in book form. The essays cover several different subject areas, including literature, art, architecture, and film, from a span of twenty years. This title will be of interest…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Herbert Read and Selected Works

  • Subjectivity across Media

    Interdisciplinary and Transmedial Perspectives

    Edited by Maike Sarah Reinerth, Jan-Noel Thon

    Maike Sarah Reinerth is a Research Associate at the Department of Media and Communication of the University of Hamburg, Germany Jan-Noël Thon is a Research Associate at the Department of Media Studies of the University of Tübingen, Germany…

    Hardback – 2016-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Materialist Film

    By Peter Gidal

    A polemical introduction to the avant-garde and experimental in film (including making and viewing), Materialist Film is a highly original, thought-provoking book. Thirty-seven short chapters work through a series of concepts which will enable the reader to deal imaginatively with the contradictory…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Cine-Ethics

    Ethical Dimensions of Film Theory, Practice, and Spectatorship

    Edited by Jinhee Choi, Mattias Frey

    This volume looks at the significance and range of ethical questions that pertain to various film practices. Diverse philosophical traditions provide useful frameworks to discuss spectators’ affective and emotional engagement with film, which can function as a moral ground for one’s connection to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Appreciating the Art of Television

    A Philosophical Perspective

    By Ted Nannicelli

    Contemporary television has been marked by such exceptional programming that it is now common to hear claims that TV has finally become an art. In Appreciating the Art of Television, Nannicelli contends that televisual art is not a recent development, but has in fact existed for a long time. Yet…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

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