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  • Governing Youth Politics in the Age of Surveillance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Grasso, Judith Bessant

    Drawing on case studies from around the world, contributors to this ground-breaking book explore a major contemporary paradox: on the one hand, young people today are at the forefront of political campaigns promoting social rights and ethical ideas that challenge authoritarian orders and elite…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Open Space New Media Documentary

    A Toolkit for Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Patricia R. Zimmermann, Helen De Michiel

    Open Space New Media Documentary examines an emerging and significant area of documentary practice in the twenty-first century: community-based new media documentary projects that move across platforms and utilize participatory modalities. The book offers an innovative theorization of these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Serial Podcast and Storytelling in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen McCracken

    This volume analyzes the Serial podcast, situating it in the trajectory of other popular crime narratives and contemporary cultural theory. Contributors focus on topics such as the ethics of the use of fiction techniques in investigative journalism, the epistemological overlay of postmodern…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Performing Digital Activism

    New Aesthetics and Discourses of Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Fidèle A. Vlavo

    From the emergence of digital protest as part of the Zapatista rebellion, to the use of disturbance tactics against governments and commercial institutions, there is no doubt that digital technology and networks have become the standard features of 21st century social mobilisation. Yet, little is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Modern Superhero in Film and Television

    Popular Genre and American Culture, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey A. Brown

    Hollywood’s live-action superhero films currently dominate the worldwide box-office, with the characters enjoying more notoriety through their feature film and television depictions than they have ever before. This book argues that this immense popularity reveals deep cultural concerns about…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Steampunk and Nineteenth-Century Digital Humanities

    Literary Retrofuturisms, Media Archaeologies, Alternate Histories, 1st Edition

    By Roger Whitson

    Steampunk is more than a fandom, a literary genre, or an aesthetic. It is a research methodology turning history inside out to search for alternatives to the progressive technological boosterism sold to us by Silicon Valley. This book turns to steampunk's quirky temporalities to embrace diverse…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Tracing the Borders of Spanish Horror Cinema and Television

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jorge Marí

    This critical anthology sets out to explore the boom that horror cinema and TV productions have experienced in Spain in the past two decades. It uses a range of critical and theoretical perspectives to examine a broad variety of films and filmmakers, such as works by Alejandro Amenábar, Álex de la…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Weimar Cinema, Embodiment, and Historicity

    Cultural Memory and the Historical Films of Ernst Lubitsch, 1st Edition

    By Mason Kamana Allred

    In its retrieval and (re)construction, the past has become interwoven with the images and structure of cinema. Not only have mass media—especially film and television—shaped the content of memories and histories, but they have also shaped their very form. Combining historicization with close…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Trauma Graphic Novel

    1st Edition

    By Andrés Romero-Jódar

    The end of the twentieth century and the turn of the new millennium witnessed an unprecedented flood of traumatic narratives and testimonies of suffering in literature and the arts. Graphic novels, free at last from long decades of stern censorship, helped explore these topics by developing a new…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Technology, Literature, and Digital Culture in Latin America

    Mediatized Sensibilities in a Globalized Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Bush, Tania Gentic

    Grappling with the contemporary Latin American literary climate and its relationship to the pervasive technologies that shape global society, this book visits Latin American literature, technology, and digital culture from the post-boom era to the present day. The volume examines literature in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Asian American Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lori Lopez, Vincent Pham

    The Routledge Companion to Asian American Media offers readers a comprehensive examination of the way that Asian Americans have engaged with media, from the long history of Asian American actors and stories that have been featured in mainstream film and television, to the birth and development of a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Contemporary Literature-Music Relationship

    Intermedia, Voice, Technology, Cross-Cultural Exchange, 1st Edition

    By Hazel Smith

    This book explores the relationship between words and music in contemporary texts, examining, in particular, the way that new technologies are changing the literature-music relationship. It brings an eclectic and novel range of interdisciplinary theories to the area of musico-literary studies,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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