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Queer Imaginings

On Writing and Cinematic Friendship

David A. Gerstner

Discovering the queer auteur and their seductive cinematic delights and possibilities.

Paperback
Published: March 2023
ISBN: 9780814350218
$42.99
Hardcover
Published: March 2023
ISBN: 9780814350201
$94.99
Ebook
Published: March 2023
ISBN: 9780814350225
$42.99

Eye of the Taika

New Zealand Comedy and the Films of Taika Waititi

Matthew Bannister

Innovative study of Taika Waititi, whose Maori and Jewish roots influence his distinctive New Zealand comedic style.

Paperback
Published: October 2021
ISBN: 9780814345337
$36.99
Hardcover
Published: October 2021
ISBN: 9780814345320
$92.99
Ebook
Published: October 2021
ISBN: 9780814345344
$36.99

Barbara Hammer

Pushing Out of the Frame

Sarah Keller

Surveys the boundary-pushing career of pioneering filmmaker and artist Barbara Hammer.

Paperback
Published: August 2021
ISBN: 9780814348581
$35.99
Hardcover
Published: August 2021
ISBN: 9780814348598
$94.99
Ebook
Published: August 2021
ISBN: 9780814348604
$35.99

Luchino Visconti and the Fabric of Cinema

Joe McElhaney

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

Paperback
Published: February 2021
ISBN: 9780814343081
$35.99
Hardcover
Published: February 2021
ISBN: 9780814348260
$94.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2021
ISBN: 9780814343098

V. F. Perkins on Movies

Collected Shorter Film Criticism

edited by Douglas Pyeforeword by George M. Wilson

The collected shorter film criticism of one of the most brilliant English-language film critics.

Paperback
Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346433
$34.99
Hardcover
Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346426
$84.99
Ebook
Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346440
$34.99

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.

Paperback
Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814343104
$35.99
Hardcover
Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346068
$85.99
Ebook
Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814343111
$35.99

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.

Paperback
Published: September 2020
ISBN: 9780814343791
$35.99
Hardcover
Published: September 2020
ISBN: 9780814347478
$84.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2020
ISBN: 9780814343807

The Construction of Testimony

Claude Lanzmann's Shoah and Its Outtakes

edited by Erin McGlothlin, Brad Prager, and Markus Zisselsberger

Groundbreaking analyses of the vast archive of newly digitized and released outtakes from Lanzmann's masterwork.

Paperback
Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347348
$36.99
Hardcover
Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347331
$84.99
Ebook
Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347355
$36.99

African American Cinema through Black Lives Consciousness

Edited by Mark A. Reid

Employs an interdisciplinary critical approach to discuss a selected group of black-oriented films.

Paperback
Published: January 2019
ISBN: 9780814345481
$29.99
Hardcover
Published: January 2019
ISBN: 9780814345498
$84.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2019
ISBN: 9780814345504

The Films of Jess Franco

edited by Antonio Lázaro-Reboll and Ian Olney

The first edited volume devoted to the legendary cult director Jess Franco.

Paperback
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814343166
$29.99
Hardcover
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814344934
$84.99
Ebook
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814343173
$24.99
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The Berlin School and Its Global Contexts

A Transnational Art Cinema

edited by Jaimey Fisher and Marco Abel

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

Paperback
Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780814342008
$31.99
Hardcover
Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780814344903
$84.99
Ebook
Published: June 2018
ISBN: 9780814342015
$29.99

The Best Laid Plans

Interrogating the Heist Film

Edited by Jeannette Sloniowski and Jim Leach

Explores the significance of the heist film genre.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342244
$36.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342251

Raul Ruiz's Cinema of Inquiry

edited by Ignacio López-Vicuña and Andreea Marinescu

Investigates the work of global filmmaker Raúl Ruiz.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814341063
$36.99
Ebook
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814341070
$24.99

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.

Paperback
Published: December 2016
ISBN: 9780814341537
$34.99
Ebook
Published: December 2016
ISBN: 9780814341544
$24.99
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Beyond Blaxploitation

edited by Novotny Lawrence and Gerald R. Butters

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
$34.99
Ebook
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814340776
$24.99

The Apu Trilogy

New Edition

Robin Woodintroduction by Barry Keith Grant and Richard Lippe

Film critic Robin Wood offers a persuasive detailed reading of Satyajit Ray's The Apu Trilogy, widely regarded as landmarks of world cinema.

Paperback
Published: October 2016
ISBN: 9780814332771
$31.99
Ebook
Published: October 2016
ISBN: 9780814342268
$24.99

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."

Paperback
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814338636
$34.99
Ebook
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814338643
$24.99

Arthur Penn

New Edition

Robin Woodwith Richard Lippeedited 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
$24.99

Queer Enchantments

Gender, Sexuality, and Class in the Fairy-Tale Cinema of Jacques Demy

Anne E. Duggan

Examines director Jacques Demy's use of the fairy tale as a means to explore issues of gender, sexuality, and class.

Paperback
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814335093
$31.99
Ebook
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814338544
$31.99

Ingmar Bergman

New Edition

Richard Lippe, Robin Wood, and 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
$27.99

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