Film Genre Products

  • Gothic Heroines on Screen

    Representation, Interpretation and Feminist Enquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamar Jeffers McDonald, Frances A. Kamm

    Gothic Heroines on Screen explores the translation of the literary Gothic heroine on screen, the potential consequences of these adaptations and contemporary interpretations of the form.   Each chapter illuminates the significance of this moving image mediation, relating its screen topics to their…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge

  • 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 Breakfast Club

    John Hughes, Hollywood, and the Golden Age of the Teen Film, 1st Edition

    By Elissa H. Nelson

    The Breakfast Club is a quintessential teen film. This book analyses how multiple factors coalesced to solidify the status of The Breakfast Club as one of the most emblematic films of the 1980s and one of the most definitive teen films of the genre. The film brought together genre-defining elements…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The World of The Walking Dead

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Freeman

    An accessible introduction to the world of The Walking Dead, this book looks across platforms and analytical frameworks to characterize the fictional world of The Walking Dead and how its audiences make use of it. From comics and television to social media, apps, and mobile games, utilizing…

    Hardback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge
    Imaginary Worlds

  • Found Footage Horror Films

    A Cognitive Approach, 1st Edition

    By Peter Turner

    This book adopts a cognitive theoretical framework in order to address the mental processes that are elicited and triggered by found footage horror films. Through analysis of key films, the book explores the effects that the diegetic camera technique used in such films can have on the cognition of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Unplugging Popular Culture

    Reconsidering Analog Technology, Materiality, and the “Digital Native", 1st Edition

    By K. Shannon Howard

    Unplugging Popular Culture showcases youth and young adult characters from film and television who defy the stereotype of the "digital native" who acts as an unquestioning devotee to screened technologies like the smartphone. In this study, unplugged tools, or non-digital tools, do not necessitate…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Emotion in Animated Films

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meike Uhrig

    Ranging from blockbuster movies to experimental shorts or documentaries to scientific research, computer animation shapes a great part of media communication processes today. Be it the portrayal of emotional characters in moving films or the creation of controllable emotional stimuli in scientific…

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

  • The Routledge Companion to Cinema & Gender

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Lené Hole, Dijana Jelača, E. Ann Kaplan, Patrice Petro

    The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Gender comprises forty-three innovative essays that offer both an overview of and an intervention into the field of cinema and gender. The contributions in this volume address a variety of geographical and cultural contexts through an analysis of cinema, from…

    Paperback – 2018-09-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • The City Symphony Phenomenon

    Cinema, Art, and Urban Modernity Between the Wars, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Jacobs, Eva Hielscher, Anthony Kinik

    The 1920s and 1930s saw the rise of the city symphony, an experimental film form that presented the city as protagonist instead of mere decor. Combining experimental, documentary, and narrative practices, these films were marked by a high level of abstraction reminiscent of high-modernist…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Film Feminisms

    A Global Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Lené Hole, Dijana Jelača

    Film Feminisms offers a global and updated overview of the history, present-day concerns, and future of feminist film and theory. It introduces frameworks from phenomenology, affect theory, and psychoanalysis to reception studies, new media theories, and critical historiography, as well as engaging…

    Paperback – 2018-08-17
    Routledge

  • Melodrama, Self and Nation in Post-War British Popular Film

    1st Edition

    By Johanna Laitila

    This book investigates the portrayal of nationalities and sexualities in British post-Second World War crime film and melodrama. By focussing on these genres, and looking at the concept of melodrama as an analytical tool apt for the analysis of both sexuality and nation, the book offers insight…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Women and Resistance in Contemporary Bengali Cinema

    A Freedom Incomplete, 1st Edition

    By Srimati Mukherjee

    Historically, Indian cinema has positioned women at the intersection of tradition and a more evolving culture, portraying contradictory attitudes which affect women’s roles in public and private spheres. Examining the work of three directors from West Bengal, this book addresses the juxtaposition…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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