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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
$34.99
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
$19.99
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
$19.99
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
$19.99
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
$32.99
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
$19.99
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
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814335734

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.

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

The Films of Hal Ashby

Christopher Beach

Analyzes the films and filmmaking career of director Hal Ashby, placing his work in the cultural context of filmmaking in the 1970s.

Paperback
Published: September 2009
ISBN: 9780814334157
$28.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2009
ISBN: 9780814335420

A Newscast for the Masses

The History of Detroit Television News

Tim Kiska

Explores the development of local television news and the economic and social factors that elevated it to prominence.

Paperback
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814333020
$27.99

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.

Paperback
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814333266
$32.99

Sex and the City

Deborah Jermyn

Examines the full run of Sex and the City and its production background, place in television history, innovations to the genre, and reception.

Paperback
Published: January 2009
ISBN: 9780814332887
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2009
ISBN: 9780814335642

Some Day Your Witch Will Come

Kay Stone

Collects nearly thirty years of major work by noted writer and folklore scholar Kay Stone.

Paperback
Published: June 2008
ISBN: 9780814332863
$31.99

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.

Paperback
Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814332634
$28.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814335710

The Flip Wilson Show

Meghan Sutherland

Analyzes the social, political, and institutional context of The Flip Wilson Show, which ran on NBC between 1970 and 1974.

Paperback
Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814332528
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814335758

Disney TV

J. P. Telotte

A historical account of the context, impact, and legacy of one of the most successful series in American television history.

Paperback
Published: March 2004
ISBN: 9780814330845
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2004
ISBN: 9780814337639

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 2000
ISBN: 9780814333884
$31.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2000
ISBN: 9780814336946

Mythologies of Violence in Postmodern Media

Edited by Christopher Sharrett

This anthology examines a number of issues related to violence within the media landscape.

Paperback
Published: September 1999
ISBN: 9780814327425
$32.99

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