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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
eBOOK
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.

Paperback
Published: September 2014
ISBN: 9780814338940
$32.99
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
$27.99
eBOOK
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339275

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
$36.99
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.

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Published: December 2013
ISBN: 9780814335147
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2013
ISBN: 9780814339244

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.

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Published: December 2013
ISBN: 9780814337257
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2013
ISBN: 9780814337264

The Last Laugh

Strange Humors of Cinema

Edited by Murray Pomerance

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

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Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814335130
$33.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814338551

Ingmar Bergman

New Edition

Robin Wood
Edited by Barry Keith Grant

An expanded version of Robin Wood's influential study of Ingmar Bergman, including more recent essays on the director.

Paperback
Published: December 2012
ISBN: 9780814333600
$27.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2012
ISBN: 9780814338063

The Films of Joseph H. Lewis

Edited by Gary D. Rhodes Foreword by Francis M. Nevins

Explores American Joseph H. Lewis's eclectic career, including his best-known film, Gun Crazy.

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Published: September 2012
ISBN: 9780814334621
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2012
ISBN: 9780814335994

Soldiers, Rebels, and Drifters

Gay Representation in Israeli Cinema

Nir Cohen

A cultural history of gay filmmaking in Israel that explores its role in the rise of gay consciousness over the past three decades.

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Published: October 2011
ISBN: 9780814334782
$28.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2011
ISBN: 9780814337097
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Shadows of Doubt

Negotiations of Masculinity in American Genre Films

Barry Keith Grant

Considers representations of masculine identity and sexuality in popular film across the work of several American directors and genres.

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Published: October 2010
ISBN: 9780814334577
$31.99
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Published: October 2010
ISBN: 9780814336915
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The Collapse of the Conventional

German Film and Its Politics at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

Edited by Jaimey Fisher and Brad Prager

Analyzes a diverse body of films and investigates the renaissance that has taken place in German cinema since the turn of the twenty-first century.

Paperback
Published: August 2010
ISBN: 9780814333778
$42.99
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Published: August 2010
ISBN: 9780814336885

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
$36.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814336977

Reclaiming the Archive

Feminism and Film History

Edited by Vicki Callahan

Illustrates the rich relationship between film history and feminist theory.

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Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814333006
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814336878

Tracking King Kong

A Hollywood Icon in World Culture, 2nd Edition

Cynthia Erb

Studies the cultural impact and audience reception of King Kong from the 1933 release of the original film until today.

Paperback
Published: April 2009
ISBN: 9780814334300
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2009
ISBN: 9780814337424

Italian Neorealism and Global Cinema

Edited by Laura E. Ruberto & Kristi M. Wilson

This volume addresses the influence of Italian neorealist films on world cinema well beyond the post–World War II period associated with the movement.

Paperback
Published: February 2007
ISBN: 9780814333242
$32.99

Representing the Rural

Space, Place, and Identity in Films about the Land

Edited by Catherine Fowler and Gillian Helfield

A comprehensive and in-depth examination of the role of rural space in the cinema, contributing needed analysis to existing work on space, place, and identity in film.

Paperback
Published: September 2006
ISBN: 9780814333051
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2006
ISBN: 9780814335628

Crowds, Power, and Transformation in Cinema

Lesley Brill

A noted critic brings crowd theory to Film Studies, offering a bold new analysis of the pervasive cinematic themes of transformation and power.

Paperback
Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814332757
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814337363

South Korean Golden Age Melodrama

Gender, Genre, and National Cinema

Edited by Kathleen McHugh and Nancy Abelmann

Examining the theoretical, historical, and contemporary impact of South Korea’s Golden Age of cinema.

Paperback
Published: March 2005
ISBN: 9780814332535
$32.99

Zones of Anxiety

Movement, Musidora, and the Crime Serials of Louis Feuillade

Vicki Callahan

A feminist analysis of the "cinema of uncertainty" through an examination of the crime serials of Louis Feuillade and the work of actress Musidora.

Paperback
Published: January 2005
ISBN: 9780814328552
$31.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2005
ISBN: 9780814337370

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