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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

Parables of the Posthuman

Digital Realities, Gaming, and the Player Experience

Jonathan Boulter

A philosophical reading of video gaming that focuses on what it means to be a player.

Paperback
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814334881
eBOOK
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814341445

Knots Landing

Nick Salvato

Examines Knots Landing in its industrial and political contexts and from fresh aesthetic and theoretical perspectives.

Paperback
Published: May 2015
ISBN: 9780814340332
eBOOK
Published: May 2015
ISBN: 9780814340349
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Channeling Wonder

Fairy Tales on Television

Edited by Pauline Greenhill and Jill Terry Rudy

Investigates a wide range of fairy tales on television, stretching into the twenty-first century and across the world.

Paperback
Published: October 2014
ISBN: 9780814339220
eBOOK
Published: October 2014
ISBN: 9780814339237
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Grimms' Tales around the Globe

The Dynamics of Their International Reception

Edited by Vanessa Joosen and Gillian Lathey

A systematic study of various factors in the international reception of Grimms’ fairy tales.

Paperback
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339206
eBOOK
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339213

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

Cinema and Community

Progressivism, Exhibition, and Film Culture in Chicago, 1907-1917

Moya Luckett

Investigates how progressivism structured many aspects of understudied era of cinema.

Paperback
Published: December 2013
ISBN: 9780814337257
eBOOK
Published: December 2013
ISBN: 9780814337264
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Revisioning Red Riding Hood around the World

An Anthology of International Retellings

Sandra L. Beckett

Collects more than fifty versions of the Little Red Riding Hood story from a wide range of countries and cultures.

Paperback
Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814334799

Fairy Tales Transformed?

Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder

Cristina Bacchilega

Investigates early twenty-first-century fairy-tale transformations to explore the politics and poetics of adaptation.

Paperback
Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814334874
eBOOK
Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814339282

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

The Wire

Sherryl Vint

Analyzes how The Wire repurposed television drama for political critique.

Paperback
Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814335901
eBOOK
Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814335932

The Sopranos

Gary R. Edgerton

Surveys the commercial importance, originality, and cultural relevance of the groundbreaking HBO series The Sopranos.

Paperback
Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814334065
eBOOK
Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814338520

The Donna Reed Show

Joanne Morreale

Analyzes The Donna Reed Show, which aired from 1958 to 1966, as a key moment of cultural transition.

Paperback
Published: November 2012
ISBN: 9780814335086
eBOOK
Published: November 2012
ISBN: 9780814338087

Before the Crash

Early Video Game History

Edited by Mark J. P. Wolf

Contributors examine the early days of video game history before the industry crash of 1983 that ended the medium’s golden age.

Paperback
Published: June 2012
ISBN: 9780814334508
eBOOK
Published: June 2012
ISBN: 9780814337226

Gilligan's Island

Walter Metz

An analysis of the under-studied sitcom Gilligan’s Island that addresses key questions about American social life in the 1960s.

Paperback
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814333723
eBOOK
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336472

I Love Lucy

Lori Landay

An analysis of I Love Lucy, one of the best loved sitcoms in the history of American television.

Paperback
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814332610
eBOOK
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814335734

Reclaiming the Archive

Feminism and Film History

Edited by Vicki Callahan

Illustrates the rich relationship between film history and feminist theory.

Paperback
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814333006
eBOOK
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814336878

Epics, Spectacles, and Blockbusters

A Hollywood History

Sheldon Hall and Steve Neale

Considers the history of the American blockbuster—the large-scale, high-cost film—as it evolved from the 1890s to today.

Paperback
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814330081
eBOOK
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814336977

Cinema at the Periphery

Edited by Dina Iordanova, David Martin-Jones, and Belén Vidal

Highlights the industries, markets, identities, and histories that distinguish cinema beyond the traditional hubs of mainstream Western cinema.

Paperback
Published: March 2010
ISBN: 9780814333884
eBOOK
Published: March 2010
ISBN: 9780814336946

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