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  • Dancing with the Doctorby Lorna Jowett

    I.B.Tauris 2017; US$ 27.00

    Widespread conversations and criticisms continue about the ways in which Doctor Who represents gender. Dancing with the Doctor, the first book on the Doctor Who universe to take gender as its focus, examines both the successful revival of the series since 2005 and its spin-off series, Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures. Lorna Jowett delves into... 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...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 97.40

    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$ 90.61

    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$ 151.01

    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...

  • Acting and its Refusal in Theatre and Filmby Marian McCurdy

    Intellect Books Ltd 2017; US$ 76.00

    Acting has traditionally been considered a form of pretending or falsehood, compared with the so-called reality or truth of everyday life. Yet in the postmodern era, a reversal has occurred—real life is revealed as something acted and acting is where people have begun to search for truth. In Acting and its Refusal in Theatre and Film, Marian McCurdy... more...

  • Investing in Moviesby Joseph N. Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Investing in Movies: Strategies for Investors and Producers is a useful guide for investors and producers looking for an analytical framework to assess the opportunities and pitfalls of film investments. The book traces macroeconomic trends and the globalization of the business, as well as the impact these have on potential returns. It offers a... more...