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  • Popular Cinema in Bengal

    Genre, Stars, Public Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Madhuja Mukherjee, Kaustav Bakshi

    Popular Cinema in Bengal marks a decisive turn in studies of Bengali language cinema by shifting the focus from auteur and text-based studies to exhaustive readings of the film industry. The book covers a wide range of themes and issues, including: generic tropes (like comedy and action)…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

  • Women in African Cinema

    Beyond the Body Politic, 1st Edition

    By Lizelle Bisschoff, Stefanie Van de Peer

    Women in African Cinema: Beyond the Body Politic showcases the very prolific but often marginalised presence of women in African cinema, both on the screen and behind the camera. This study provides the first in-depth and sustained study of women in African cinema. Films by women from different…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Ethnic Minority Children in Post-Socialist Chinese Cinema

    Allegory, Identity and Geography, 1st Edition

    By Zhenhui Yan

    This book examines the surprisingly large number of films about ethnic minority children in China, considering key questions such as Why are ethnic minority children becoming more intriguing to Chinese filmmakers? What are their roles in the films literally and allegorically? And how are they…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Asia-Pacific Film Co-productions

    Theory, Industry and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dal Yong Jin, Wendy Su

    This book examines cross-regional film collaboration within the Asia-Pacific region. Through a mixed methods approach of political economy and industry, market and textual analysis, the book contributes to the understanding of the global fusion of cultural products and the reconfiguration of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • The Cold War and Asian Cinemas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Poshek Fu, Man-Fung Yip

    This book offers an interdisciplinary, historically grounded study of Asian cinemas’ complex responses to the Cold War conflict.  It situates the global ideological rivalry within regional and local political, social, and cultural processes, while offering a transnational and cross-regional focus.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Remapping Brazilian Film Culture in the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    By Stephanie Dennison

    Remapping Brazilian Film Culture makes a significant contribution not only to debates about Brazilian national cinema, but more generally about the development of world cinema in the twenty-first century. This book charts the key features of Brazilian film culture of the first two decades of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Remapping World Cinema

  • Ecology and Chinese-Language Cinema

    Reimagining a Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheldon H. Lu, Haomin Gong

    This edited collection explores new developments in the burgeoning field of Chinese ecocinema, examining a variety of works from local productions to global market films, spanning the Maoist era to the present. The ten chapters examine films with ecological significance in mainland China, Hong Kong…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Y Tu Mamá También

    Mythologies of Youth, 1st Edition

    By Scott L. Baugh

    Charting production, distribution, censorship, and reception, this book examines Y Tu Mamá También in its presentation as a journey of self-discoveries. Three young adults enjoy a road trip together in search of a legendary beach. Behind their stories are mythologies of youth, a network of ideas…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Adapting Endings from Book to Screen

    Last Pages, Last Shots, 1st Edition

    Edited by Armelle Parey, Shannon Wells-Lassagne

    This book offers a new perspective on adaptation of books to the screen; by focusing on endings, new light is shed on this key facet of film and television studies. The authors look at a broad range of case studies from different genres, eras, countries and formats to analyse literary and cinematic…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Shyam Benegal’s India

    Alternative Images, 1st Edition

    By Vivek Sachdeva

    This book examines Shyam Benegal’s films and alternative image(s) of India in his cinema, and traces the trajectory of changing aesthetics of his cinema in the post-liberalisation era. The book engages with the challenges faced by India as a nation-state in post-colonial times. Looking at…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge India

  • Cultural Fusion of Sufi Islam

    Alternative Paths to Mystical Faith, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarwar Alam

    It has been argued that the mystical Sufi form of Islam is the most sensitive to other cultures, being accommodative to other traditions and generally tolerant to peoples of other faiths. It readily becomes integrated into local cultures and they are similarly often infused into Sufism. Examples of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

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

    1st Edition

    By David C. Stahl

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of major works in Japanese literature and film through the interpretive lens of trauma and PTSD studies. Focusing critical attention on the psychodynamics and enduring psychosocial aftereffects of social trauma, it also evaluates the themes of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

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