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  • Stars and Masculinities in Contemporary Italian Cinemaby Catherine O'Rawe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Stars and Masculinities in Contemporary Italian Cinema is the first book to explore contemporary male stars and cinematic constructions of masculinity in Italy. Uniting star analysis with a detailed consideration of the masculinities that are dominating current Italian cinema, the study addresses the supposed crisis of masculinity. more...

  • Rethinking the Femme Fatale in Film Noirby Julie Grossman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 29.00

    In the context of nineteenth-century Victorinoir and close readings of original-cycle film noir, Julie Grossman argues that the presence of the 'femme fatale' figure, as she is understood in film criticism and popular culture, is drastically over-emphasized and has helped to sustain cultural obsessions with 'bad' women. more...

  • Richard Hoggart and Cultural Studiesby Dr Sue Owen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    In this new collection of essays, a range of established and emerging cultural critics re-evaluate Richard Hoggart's contribution to the history of ideas and to the discipline of Cultural Studies. They examine Hoggart's legacy, identifying his widespread influence, tracing continuities and complexities, and affirming his importance. more...

  • Reel Bad Arabsby Jack G. Shaheen

    Interlink Publishing 2012; US$ 15.00

    A groundbreaking book that dissects a slanderous history dating from cinema's earliest days to contemporary Hollywood blockbusters that feature machine-gun wielding and bomb-blowing "evil" Arabs Award-winning film authority Jack G. Shaheen, noting that only Native Americans have been more relentlessly smeared on the silver screen, painstakingly makes... more...

  • Film Worldsby Daniel Yacavone

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Film Worlds unpacks the significance of the “worlds? that narrative films create, offering an innovative perspective on cinema as art. Drawing on aesthetics and the philosophy of art in both the continental and analytic traditions, as well as classical and contemporary film theory, it weaves together multiple strands of thought and analysis to provide... more...

  • Hide in Plain Sightby Paul Buhle; Dave Wagner

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 20.99

    Paul Buhle founded the Oral History of the American Left archive at NYU. David Wagner has co-authored a number of books with Paul Buhle, including the recent Radical Hollywood . more...

  • The Horror of It Allby Adam Rockoff

    Scribner 2015; Not Available

    Pop culture history meets blood-soaked memoir as a horror film aficionado and screenwriter recalls a life spent watching blockbuster slasher films, cult classics, and everything in between. Horror films have simultaneously captivated and terrified audiences for generations, racking up billions of dollars at the box office and infusing our nightmares... more...

  • The Ancients and the Postmodernsby Fredric Jameson

    Verso Books 2015; US$ 34.95

    Fredric Jameson sweeps from the Renaissance to The Wire High modernism is now as far from us as antiquity was for the Renaissance. Such is the premise of Fredric Jameson?s major new work in which modernist works, this time in painting (Rubens) and music (Wagner and Mahler), are pitted against late-modernist ones (in film) as well as a variety... more...

  • The Horror of It Allby Adam Rockoff

    Scribner 2015; Not Available

    Pop culture history meets blood-soaked memoir as a horror film aficionado and screenwriter recalls a life spent watching blockbuster slasher films, cult classics, and everything in between. Horror films have simultaneously captivated and terrified audiences for generations, racking up billions of dollars at the box office and infusing our nightmares... more...

  • The Horror of It Allby Adam Rockoff

    Scribner 2015; US$ 24.00

    Pop culture history meets blood-soaked memoir as a horror film aficionado and screenwriter recalls a life spent watching blockbuster slasher films, cult classics, and everything in between. Horror films have simultaneously captivated and terrified audiences for generations, racking up billions of dollars at the box office and infusing our nightmares... more...