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Jane Campion

Cinema, Nation, Identity

Edited by Hilary Radner, Alistair Fox, and Irène Bessière

An innovative collection of original essays on Jane Campion, renowned female auteur filmmaker.

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Published: June 2009
ISBN: 9780814334324

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.

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Published: April 2009
ISBN: 9780814334300
eBOOK
Published: April 2009
ISBN: 9780814337424

After Kieslowski

The Legacy of Krzysztof Kieslowski

Edited by Steven Woodward

Traces the legacy of Krzysztof Kieslowski in films made after his death using his scripts or ideas and in the work of other filmmakers.

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Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814333266

Britton on Film

The Complete Film Criticism of Andrew Britton

Edited by Barry Keith Grant
With an Introduction by Robin Wood

Collects all published film criticism by Andrew Britton, a singular voice in film studies whose promising career was cut short by his untimely death.

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Published: December 2008
ISBN: 9780814333631
eBOOK
Published: December 2008
ISBN: 9780814335505

Vincente Minnelli

The Art of Entertainment

Edited by Joe McElhaney

A comprehensive scholarly examination of Vincente Minnelli, one of American cinema’s central filmmakers.

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Published: November 2008
ISBN: 9780814333075

Script Culture and the American Screenplay

Kevin Alexander Boon

By considering the screenplay as a literary object worthy of critical inquiry, this volume breaks new ground in film studies.

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Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814332634
eBOOK
Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814335710
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Memory, Origin, and Discourses in Black Diasporic Cinema

Sheila J. Petty

Explores the contributions of black diasporic filmmakers and thinkers to contemporary artistic and theoretical discourses.

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Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814330999
eBOOK
Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814339909

Running Scared

Masculinity and the Representation of the Male Body

Peter Lehman

An expanded, updated version of Peter Lehman’s classic text that became the leading source for the study of masculinity, the male body, and sexuality in film.

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Published: August 2007
ISBN: 9780814333396

New Zealand Filmmakers

Edited by Ian Conrich and Stuart Murray

The most thorough study on the filmmakers who have defined New Zealand cinema from its origins to its current successes.

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Published: August 2007
ISBN: 9780814330173

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.

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Published: February 2007
ISBN: 9780814333242

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.

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Published: September 2006
ISBN: 9780814333051
eBOOK
Published: September 2006
ISBN: 9780814335628

Personal Views

Explorations in Film, Revised Edition

Robin Wood

A reissue of a significant and hard-to-find text in film studies with a new introduction and three additional essays included.

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Published: July 2006
ISBN: 9780814332788
eBOOK
Published: July 2006
ISBN: 9780814340066

Howard Hawks

Robin Wood

A significant and contemporary study of director Howard Hawks by influential film critic Robin Wood, reprinted with a new introduction.

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Published: March 2006
ISBN: 9780814332764
eBOOK
Published: March 2006
ISBN: 9780814338377

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.

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Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814332757
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Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814337363

Sayles Talk

New Perspectives on Independent Filmmaker John Sayles

Edited by Diane Carson and Heidi Kenaga

The first collection of original essays on the work of writer-director John Sayles, this book addresses the full range of his films from a variety of critical viewpoints.

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Published: December 2005
ISBN: 9780814331552
eBOOK
Published: December 2005
ISBN: 9780814340073

Horror International

Edited by Steven Jay Schneider and Tony Williams

A close look at horror films from around the world, drawing attention to neglected social, cultural, and ideological aspects of the horror genre in international cinema.

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Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814331019

Transnational Cinema in a Global North

Nordic Cinema in Transition

Edited by Andrew Nestingen and Trevor G. Elkington

The first scholarly work to address the globalization of film in the Nordic region, covering major films, directors, and trends in the region’s five countries.

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Published: March 2005
ISBN: 9780814332436

Where the Boys Are

Cinemas of Masculinity and Youth

Edited by Murray Pomerance and Frances Gateward

A provocative, contemporary anthology examining the construction of boys’ identity in modern cinema.

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Published: January 2005
ISBN: 9780814331156
eBOOK
Published: January 2005
ISBN: 9780814336663

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.

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Published: January 2005
ISBN: 9780814328552
eBOOK
Published: January 2005
ISBN: 9780814337370

More Than a Method

Trends and Traditions in Contemporary Film Performance

Edited by Cynthia Baron, Diane Carson, and Frank P. Tomasulo

Insightful, focused case studies of screen performance from diverse directors with a range of contemporary styles and approaches.

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Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814330791

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