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Luchino Visconti and the Fabric of Cinema

Joe McElhaney

Unveils the metaphoric and theoretical possibilities of fabric in the films of Luchino Visconti.

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ISBN: 9780814348260
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ISBN: 9780814343081
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ISBN: 9780814343098

Archaic Modernism

Queer Poetics in the Cinema of Pier Paolo Pasolini

Daniel Humphrey

Detailed textual readings evoking the archaic sensibility and modernist style of Pier Paolo Pasolini.

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Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346068
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Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814343104
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ISBN: 9780814343111

Stars and Silhouettes

The History of the Cameo Role in Hollywood

Joceline Andersen

Extensive account of the cameo’s production history and how audiences affirm their mastery of celebrity culture.

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Available October 2020
ISBN: 9780814346907
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ISBN: 9780814346914
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ISBN: 9780814346921

The Cinema of Ettore Scola

Edited by Rémi Lanzoni and Edward Bowen

Brings to light Scola’s cinematic style and contextualizes his commentary on Italian society and politics.

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Published: September 2020
ISBN: 9780814347478
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Published: September 2020
ISBN: 9780814343791
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Published: September 2020
ISBN: 9780814343807

Cinematic Cryptonymies

The Absent Body in Postwar Film

Ofer Eliaz

How postwar film represents absent bodies via the cinematic practices of audiovisual erasure by key filmmakers.

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Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345610
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Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345627
$31.99
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Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345634

Robin Wood on the Horror Film

Collected Essays and Reviews

Edited by Barry Keith Grant
With a preface by Richard Lippe

Robin Wood’s writing on the horror film, published over five decades, collected in one volume.

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Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345252
$82.99
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Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345238
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Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345245

1968 and Global Cinema

Edited by Christina Gerhardt and Sara Saljoughi

Examines the political cinema of 1968 in relation to global events.

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Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814345429
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Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814342930
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Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814342947

Beyond Method

Stella Adler and the Male Actor

Scott Balcerzak

Explores the methodologies and influence of acting teacher Stella Adler on her male students.

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Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780814344897
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Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780814342916
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Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780814342923

Comic Venus

Women and Comedy in American Silent Film

Kristen Anderson Wagner

Examines the social and historical significance of women’s contributions to American silent film comedy.

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Published: March 2018
ISBN: 9780814345290
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Published: March 2018
ISBN: 9780814341025
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Published: March 2018
ISBN: 9780814341032

Raul Ruiz's Cinema of Inquiry

Edited by Ignacio Lopez-Vicuna and Andreea Marinescu

Investigates the work of global filmmaker Raúl Ruiz.

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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814341063
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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814341070

Queer Mexico

Cinema and Television since 2000

Paul Julian Smith

Explores the rich and varied LGBT cinema and television of Mexico since the new millennium.

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Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814342749
$35.99
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Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814342756

Warriors, Witches, Whores

Women in Israeli Cinema

Rachel S. Harris

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

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Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814339671
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Published: 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.

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Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9780814343067
$36.99
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Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9780814343074

From Tinseltown to Bordertown

Los Angeles on Film

Celestino Deleyto

Close readings that look for "the real Los Angeles" in a selection of contemporary movies.

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Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814339855
$36.99
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Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814339862

The Boys in the Band

Flashpoints of Cinema, History, and Queer Politics

Edited by Matt Bell

William Friedkin’s 1970 motion picture The Boys in the Band is perfectly poised for the wide-ranging reassessment and innovative readings that this edited volume accomplishes.

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Published: December 2016
ISBN: 9780814341537
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Published: December 2016
ISBN: 9780814341544

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.

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Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814339398
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Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814339404

Christophe Honoré

A Critical Introduction

David A. Gerstner and Julien Nahmias

Studies Honoré as an auteur who intervenes in French filmmaking practices and culture with a queer "caméra-stylo."

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Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814338636
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Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814338643

The Politics of Magic

DEFA Fairy-Tale Films

Qinna Shen

The first comprehensive, critical, book-length treatment of the live-action fairy-tale films from former East Germany.

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Published: June 2015
ISBN: 9780814339039
$32.99
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Published: June 2015
ISBN: 9780814339046

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.

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Published: September 2014
ISBN: 9780814338940
$32.99
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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.

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Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814333587
$27.99
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Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339275

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