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  • African Film Studies

    An Introduction

    By Boukary Sawadogo

    African Film Studies: An Introduction is an accessible and authoritative textbook on African cinema as a field of study. The book provides a succinct and comprehensive study of the history, aesthetics, and theory of Sub-Saharan African cinematic productions that is grounded in the field of film…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Screening Protest

    Visual narratives of dissent across time, space and genre

    Edited by Alexa Robertson

    Screening Protest brings together a range of scholarly perspectives to examine key issues in the representation of political participation, rebellion and insurrection with a collection of studies of the mediation of political dissent across time, space, and narrative genre. Comparing narratives of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Cinema at the Borders

    Borderscapes and the cinematic imaginary

    Edited by Ana Cristina Mendes, John Sundholm

    In tandem with a postnational imaginary which is nurtured by the ever-present promise of deterritorialized mobility and burgeoning migratory fluxes, walls and fences separating nation-states multiply. This is a burning issue: even though nation states at the centre of the global order increasingly…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Narrative Memory, Trauma and Recovery in Japanese Literature and Film

    By David C. Stahl

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of Japanese literature and film through the interpretive lens of trauma studies. Focusing on depictions of protagonists who dissociated their childhood, adolescent and young adulthood traumas, failed to mourn their losses, developed psychological defense…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film

    Kill Bill with Flying Daggers

    By Joseph H. Kupfer

    Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film is a highly readable and timely analysis of the intersection of two recent cinematic trends in martial arts films: aesthetic violence and warrior women. Joseph Kupfer establishes specific categories of aesthetic film violence, including hyper-violence, a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Feminism and Film

  • Collective Trauma and the Psychology of Secrets in Transnational Film

    By Deborah Lynn Porter

    Collective Trauma and the Psychology of Secrets in Transnational Film advances a methodological line of inquiry based on a fresh insight into the ways in which cinematic meaning is generated and can be ascertained. Premised on a critical reading strategy informed by a metapsychology of secrets, the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • World Cinema

    A Critical Introduction

    By Shekhar Deshpande, Meta Mazaj

    World Cinema: A Critical Introduction is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to film industries across the globe. From the 1980s onwards, new technologies and increased globalization have radically altered the landscape in which films are distributed and exhibited. Films are made from…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Cinema in the Cold War

    Political Projections

    Edited by Cyril Buffet

    The film industry was an important propaganda element during the Cold War. As with other conflicts, the Cold War was fought not just with weapons, but with words and images. Throughout the conflict, cinema was a reflection of the societies, the ideologies, and the political climates in which the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America

    Visual Studies and UK Hispanism

    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

  • Activist Documentary Film in Pakistan

    The Emergence of a Cinema of Accountability

    By Rahat Imran

    This book, the first academic book on Pakistani documentary cinema, traces the development of activist filmmaking practices in Pakistan which have emerged as a response to the consequences of religious fundamentalism, extremism, and violation of human rights. Beginning with the period of General…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Middle Class in Emerging Societies

    Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets

    Edited by Leslie L. Marsh, Hongmei Li

    This volume examines the discursive construction of the meanings and lifestyle practices of the middle class in the rapidly transforming economies of Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, focusing on the social, political and cultural implications at local and global levels. While…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Film Policy in a Globalised Cultural Economy

    Edited by John Hill, Nobuko Kawashima

    The past two decades have witnessed major changes in film industries worldwide in response to both economic globalisation and technological developments. The dominant position of Hollywood movies in the global film market has remained largely uncontested, but Hollywood itself has become…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

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