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The Berlin School and Its Global Contexts

A Transnational Art-Cinema

Edited by Marco Abel and Jaimey Fisher

Germany’s most important filmmaking movement in conversation with its peers across the globe.

Printed Paper Cased
Available June 2018
ISBN: 9780814344903
Paperback
Available June 2018
ISBN: 9780814342008
eBOOK
Available June 2018
ISBN: 9780814342015

Transforming Harry

The Adaptation of Harry Potter in the Transmedia Age

Edited by John Alberti and P. Andrew Miller

Focuses on the critical and theoretical implications of adapting the Harry Potter novels to films and media.

Printed Paper Cased
Available May 2018
ISBN: 9780814344910
Paperback
Available May 2018
ISBN: 9780814342862
eBOOK
Available May 2018
ISBN: 9780814342879

The Best Laid Plans

Interrogating the Heist Film

Edited by Jeannette Sloniowski and Jim Leach

Explores the significance of the heist film genre.

Paperback
Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342244
eBOOK
Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342251

Warriors, Witches, Whores

Women in Israeli Cinema

Rachel S. Harris

Feminist reading of women’s representation and activism in Israeli cinema.

Paperback
Available October 2017
ISBN: 9780814339671
eBOOK
Available October 2017
ISBN: 9780814339688

Projecting the World

Representing the "Foreign" in Classical Hollywood

Edited by Anna Cooper and Russell Meeuf

Discussion of international culture and politics in Hollywood films from the mid-1930s to 1960s.

Paperback
Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9780814343067
eBOOK
Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9780814343074

Beyond Blaxploitation

Edited by Novotny Lawrence and Gerald R. Butters, Jr.

Beyond Blaxploitation is a groundbreaking scholarly anthology devoted to examining canonical and lesser-known films of the blaxploitation movement to demonstrate the richness, depth, and complexity of this intriguing period in motion picture history.

Paperback
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814340769
eBOOK
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814340776

Blackness Is Burning

Civil Rights, Popular Culture, and the Problem of Recognition

TreaAndrea M. Russworm

Blackness Is Burning critiques the way the politics of recognition and representation appear in popular culture as attempts to "humanize" black identity through stories of suffering and triumph or tales of destruction and survival.

Paperback
Published: October 2016
ISBN: 9780814340516
eBOOK
Published: October 2016
ISBN: 9780814340523

Red Alert

Marxist Approaches to Science Fiction Cinema

Edited by Ewa Mazierska and Alfredo Suppia

Explores the intersections of science fiction cinema and Marxism.

Paperback
Published: May 2016
ISBN: 9780814340110
eBOOK
Published: May 2016
ISBN: 9780814340127

Star Bodies and the Erotics of Suffering

Edited by Rebecca Bell-Metereau and Colleen Glenn

Examines how psychological and physical suffering, as portrayed on screen and experienced in personal lives, has affected the images, performances, and fortunes of stars from the 1940s to the present.

Paperback
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814339398
eBOOK
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814339404

Humor in Middle Eastern Cinema

Edited by Gayatri Devi and Najat Rahman

Explores the proliferation of humor in recent cinema of the Middle East and its possible ramifications for cinematic representation, art, and politics.

Paperback
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339374
eBOOK
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339381

Gender and the Uncanny in Films of the Weimar Republic

Anjeana K. Hans

Examines how uncanny films of the Weimar Republic engage with and respond to changing gender norms and women’s emancipation.

Paperback
Published: September 2014
ISBN: 9780814338940
eBOOK
Published: September 2014
ISBN: 9780814338957

Arthur Penn

New Edition

Robin Wood with Richard Lippe
Edited by Barry Keith Grant

A pioneering and influential look at the work of director Arthur Penn, reprinted and expanded.

Paperback
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814333587
eBOOK
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339275

Reading the Bromance

Homosocial Relationships in Film and Television

Edited by Michael DeAngelis

Explores the popular cultural phenomenon of "bromance" in film and television and its oppositions between homosexual and homosocial behavior.

Paperback
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814338988
eBOOK
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814338995

Documenting the Documentary

Close Readings of Documentary Film and Video, New and Expanded Edition

Edited by Barry Keith Grant and Jeannette Sloniowski

Essays on important documentary films from a wide range of critical and theoretical perspectives.

Paperback
Published: December 2013
ISBN: 9780814339718
eBOOK
Published: December 2013
ISBN: 9780814339725

Montgomery Clift, Queer Star

Elisabetta Girelli

Considers Montgomery Clift's star persona, film roles, and performances through the lens of queer theory.

Paperback
Published: December 2013
ISBN: 9780814335147
eBOOK
Published: December 2013
ISBN: 9780814339244

Appetites and Anxieties

Food, Film, and the Politics of Representation

Cynthia Baron, Diane Carson, and Mark Bernard

Employs the foodways paradigm to analyze the ideological dimensions of food imagery and food behavior in fiction and documentary films.

Paperback
Published: December 2013
ISBN: 9780814334317
eBOOK
Published: December 2013
ISBN: 9780814338056

Buffoon Men

Classic Hollywood Comedians and Queered Masculinity

Scott Balcerzak

Analyzes the complicated gender histories of male comedians of the early Classic Hollywood era.

Paperback
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814339657
eBOOK
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814339664

The Last Laugh

Strange Humors of Cinema

Edited by Murray Pomerance

Fascinating explorations of dark, strange, unpredictable, and non-comedic laughter.

Paperback
Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814335130
eBOOK
Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814338551

The Time of Our Lives

Dirty Dancing and Popular Culture

Edited by Yannis Tzioumakis and Siân Lincoln

An in-depth, multidisciplinary examination of the cultural phenomenon of Dirty Dancing.

Paperback
Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814336243
eBOOK
Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814336250

Millennial Masculinity

Men in Contemporary American Cinema

Edited by Timothy Shary

Examines male representation in films released at the turn of the twenty-first century, from 1990 to present.

Paperback
Published: December 2012
ISBN: 9780814334355
eBOOK
Published: December 2012
ISBN: 9780814338445

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