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History & Criticism

  • Petuliaby Tom Silvestri

    The Critical Press 2017; US$ 7.99

    An incisive and exciting study of Richard Lester's 1968 film classic Petulia . more...

  • Shots in the Darkby Jonathan Baumbach; Miriam Bale

    The Critical Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    The first collection of novelist Jonathan Baubach's film criticism from the "Golden Age" of film writing. more...

  • The New Woman's Filmby Hilary Radner

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    With the chick flick arguably in decline, film scholars may well ask: what has become of the woman?s film? Little attention has been paid to the proliferation of films, often from the independent sector, that do not sit comfortably in either the category of popular culture or that of high art??films that are perhaps the corollary of the middle-brow... more...

  • Weimar Cinema, Embodiment, and Historicityby Mason Kamana Allred

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 70.00

    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 readings of German director Ernst Lubitsch's historical... more...

  • Adoption at the Moviesby Addison Cooper; Rita L. Soronen

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 17.95

    For the adoptive family that loves to watch movies, this is the ultimate collection exploring adoption. Perfect if your family struggles to talk about the difficult issues surrounding adoption, recommendations are accompanied by a discussion of the key themes. Adoption at the Movies will be a lifeline even for those who didn't know they needed one. more...

  • Godzilla on My Mindby William M. Tsutsui

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 13.99

    This year, to mark the fiftieth anniversary of his first appearance on the screen, the original, uncut version of Godzilla was released in American theaters to the delight of Sci-Fi and B-Movie fans everywhere. Ever since Godzilla (or, Gojira, as he is known in Japan) crawled out of his radioactive birthplace to cut a swath of destruction through... more...

  • W.C. Fields from the Ziegfeld Follies and Broadway Stage to the Screenby Arthur Frank Wertheim

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 84.99

    This book reveals how Fields became a character comedian while performing in Broadway?s most illustrious revue, the Ziegfeld Follies. As the first biography to use the recently opened Fields Papers at the Motion Picture Academy, the book explores how Fields years as a Follies entertainer portraying a beleaguered husband and a captivating conman... more...

  • Eastern Westernsby Stephen Teo

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The western, one of Hollywood?s great film genres, has, surprisingly, enjoyed a revival recently in Asia and in other parts of the world, whilst at the same time declining in America. Although the western is often seen as an example of American cultural dominance, this book challenges this view. It considers the western from an Asian perspective,... more...

  • The Modern Supernatural and the Beginnings of Cinemaby Murray Leeder

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 85.98

    This study sees the nineteenth century supernatural as a significant context for cinema?s first years. The book takes up the familiar notion of cinema as a ?ghostly,? ?spectral? or ?haunted? medium and asks what made such association possible. Examining the history of the projected image and supernatural displays, psychical research and telepathy,... more...

  • Feeling Normalby F. Hollis Griffin

    Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 29.99

    The explosion of cable networks, cinema distributors, and mobile media companies explicitly designed for sexual minorities in the contemporary moment has made media culture a major factor in what it feels like to be a queer person. F. Hollis Griffin demonstrates how cities offer a way of thinking about that phenomenon. By examining urban centers in... more...