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Film

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Applied Discourse Analysisby Arthur Asa Berger

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 47.76

    This book, written in an accessible style and illustrated with drawings by the author and with many other images, discusses the basic principles of discourse theory and applies them to various aspects of popular culture, media and everyday life. Among the topics it analyzes are speed dating, advertising, jokes, language use, myths, fairy tales and... more...

  • A Brief History of Comic Book Moviesby Wheeler Dixon; Richard Graham

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 47.76

    A Brief History of Comic Book Movies  traces the meteoric rise of the hybrid art form of the comic book film. These films trace their origins back to the early 1940s, when the first Batman and Superman serials were made. The serials, and later television shows in the 1950s and 60s, were for the most part designed for children.... more...

  • Deutsch-Türkische Filmkultur im Migrationskontextby Ömer Alkin

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 49.10

    Das Buch bietet mit einer mehr als 40 Jahre Migrationskino thematisierenden Bandbreite an Aufsätzen, Interviews und Filmographien ein umfassendes Nachschlagewerk zum deutsch-türkischen Kino an. Mit diesem erhalten Lehrende, Forschende und Studierende der Film-, Medien- und Kulturwissenschaften erstmalig einen Überblick über die Diversität des deutsch-türkischen... more...

  • Gender and Islam in Indonesian Cinemaby Alicia Izharuddin

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 85.98

    This book presents a historical overview of the Indonesian ?lm industry, the relationship between censorship and representation, and the rise of women ?lmmakers in the post-New Order period. It considers scholarship on gender in Indonesian cinema through the lens of power relations. Examining key themes such as nationalism, women's rights, polygamy,... more...

  • Geographies, Genders and Geopolitics of James Bondby Lisa Funnell; Klaus Dodds

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 84.99

    This book discusses the representational geographies of the Bond film franchise and how they inform our reading of 007 as a hero. Offering a new and interdisciplinary lens through which the franchise can be analyzed, Funnel and Dodds explore a range of topics that have been largely, if not entirely, overlooked in Bond film scholarship. These topics... more...

  • Pleasing Everyoneby Jeffrey Knapp

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Shakespeare's plays were immensely popular in their own day -- so why do we refuse to think of them as mass entertainment? In Pleasing Everyone , Jeffrey Knapp opens our eyes to the uncanny resemblance between Renaissance drama and the incontrovertibly mass medium of Golden-Age Hollywood cinema. more...

  • Plant Horrorby Dawn Keetley; Angela Tenga

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 128.96

    This collection explores artistic representations of vegetal life that imperil human life, voicing anxieties about our relationship to other life forms with which we share the earth. From medieval manuscript illustrations to modern works of science fiction and horror, plants that manifest monstrous agency defy human control, challenge anthropocentric... more...

  • Class Divisions in Serial Televisionby Sieglinde Lemke; Wibke Schniedermann

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 85.98

    This book brings the emergent interest in social class and inequality to the field of television studies. It reveals how the new visibility of class matters in serial television functions aesthetically and examines the cultural class politics articulated in these programmes. This ground-breaking volume argues that reality and quality TV?s intricate... more...