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  • Reading Lena Dunham’s Girlsby Meredith Nash; Imelda Whelehan

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 89.53

    In this book, leading and emerging scholars consider the mixed critical responses to Lena Dunham’s TV series Girls and reflect on its significance to contemporary debates about postfeminist popular cultures in a post-recession context. The series features both familiar and innovative depictions of young women and men in contemporary America that... more...

  • Wissen in der Fantastikby Meike Uhrig; Vera Cuntz-Leng; Luzie Kollinger

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 21.63

    Der Band widmet sich aus interdisziplinärer Perspektive den vielfältigen Funktion und Bedeutung von Wissen in der Fantastik: Ob geheim, spezifisch oder allgemein, lass ich zentrale Motive des Wissens und der Wissensinhalte bestimmen? Worin bestehen Formen und Strukturen des Wissens - nach welchen Regeln wird es definiert, organisiert und kommuniziert?... more...

  • Screenwriting for Profitby Andrew Stevens

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 29.95

    Screenwriting for Profit: Writing for the Global Marketplace teaches readers how global trends define the marketplace for saleable screenplays in key international territories as well as the domestic market. Veteran writer, producer, and director Andrew Stevens gives you the insider edge you need to write for the global marketplace, sharing his... more...

  • Scars and Woundsby Nick Hodgin; Amit Thakkar

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 90.58

    This book examines recent cinematic representations of the traumatic legacies of national and international events and processes. Whilst not ignoring European and Hollywood cinema, it includes studies of films about countries which have been less well-represented in cinematic trauma studies, including Australia, Rwanda, Chile and Iran. Each essay establishes... more...

  • Social Class and Television Drama in Contemporary Britainby David Forrest; Beth Johnson

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 97.37

    This collection is a wide-ranging exploration of contemporary British television drama and its representations of social class. Through early studio-set plays, soap operas and period drama, the volume demonstrates how class provides a bridge across multiple genres and traditions of television drama. The authors trace this thematic emphasis into the... more...

  • Stripped Bareby Marnie Simpson

    Random House 2017; US$ 23.96

    From a young North-East girl to star of the small screen, Geordie Shore personality Marnie Simpson is here to lift the lid and reveal all. Marnie Simpson is one of the UK's best-loved TV personalities, first bursting on to our screens in the TV series Geordie Shore . Marnie 's characteristic fun and bubbly personality lifts the lid on her life.... more...

  • Global Knowledge Dynamics and Social Technologyby Thomas Petzold

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 90.58

    This volume unpacks an intriguing challenge for the field of media research: combining media research with the study of complex networks. Bringing together research on the small-world idea and digital culture it questions the assumption that we are separated from any other person on the planet by just a few steps, and that this distance decreases... more...

  • Fade In, Crossroadsby Robert Jackson

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    Fade In, Crossroads is a history of the relations between black and white southerners and films from the silent era to midcentury. It illustrates how the rise and fall of the American film industry coincided with that of the South's most important modern product and export: Jim Crow segregation. more...

  • Expanding Adaptation Networksby Kate Newell

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 150.96

    This book addresses print-based modes of adaptation that have not conventionally been theorized as adaptations—such as novelization, illustration, literary maps, pop-up books, and ekphrasis. It discusses a broad range of image and word-based adaptations of popular literary works, among them T he Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland, Daisy Miller, The... more...

  • 50 Years of Rolling Stoneby Jann S. Wenner

    Abrams 2017; US$ 31.10

    For the past fifty years, Rolling Stone has been a leading voice in journalism, cultural criticism, and—above all—music. This landmark book documents the magazine’s rise to prominence as the voice of rock and roll and a leading showcase for era-defining photography. From the 1960s to the present day, the book offers a decade-by-decade exploration... more...