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    • Koksal, Ozlem (2016)
      Looking at films that represent the experience of displacement in relation to Turkey’s minorities, Aesthetics of Displacement argues that there is a particular aesthetic continuity among the otherwise unrelated films. Ozlem ...
    • Ceuterick, Maud (2020)
      Fifty years of feminist thought have made the idea that women stay at home while men dominate the streets seem outdated; nevertheless, Ceuterick argues that theoretical considerations of gender, space, and power in film ...
    • Mladenova, Radmila (2020)
      Antiziganism is a common phenomenon on the big screen. To examine this issue from various perspectives, acclaimed scholars and junior researchers, filmmakers and human rights activists, both Roma and non-Roma, gathered in ...
    • Christie, Ian (2012)
      This timely volume engages with one of the most important shifts in recent film studies: the turn away from text-based analysis towards the viewer. Historically, this marks a return to early interest in the effect of film ...
    • Røssaak, Eivind (2011)
      New technological media such as film, photography and computers have altered the way we perceive possible relations between stillness and motion in the visual arts. Traditionally, cinema theory saw cinema and especially ...
    • Burry, Alexander; White, Frederick (2016-03-31)
      Each time a border is crossed there are cultural, political and social issues to be considered. Applying the metaphor of the ‘border crossing’ from one temporal or spatial territory into another, this book examines the way ...
    • Yamamoto, Hiroyuki (2012)
      This book discusses contemporary film in all the main countries of Southeast Asia, and the social practices and ideologies which films either represent or oppose. It shows how film acquires signification through cultural ...
    • Vitanza, Victor J. (2015)
      Victor J. Vitanza (author of Sexual Violence in Western Thought and Writing) continues to rethink the problem of sexual violence in cinema and how rape is often represented in “chaste” ways, in the form of a Chaste Cinematics. ...
    • Comolli, Jean-Louis (2015)
      Jean-Louis Comolli’s six-part essay Technique and Ideology had a revolutionary effect on film theory and history when it first appeared in Cahiers du Cinéma in 1971. In 2009, Comolli revisited his earlier text, arguing ...
    • Jaikumar, Priya (2005-01-01)
      How did the imperial logic underlying British and Indian film policy change with the British Empire’s loss of moral authority and political cohesion? Were British and Indian films of the 1930s and 1940s responsive to and ...
    • Foa Dienstag, Joshua (2016)
      In the lead essay for this volume, Joshua Foa Dienstag engages in a critical encounter with the work of Stanley Cavell on cinema, focusing sceptical attention on the claims made for the contribution of cinema to the ethical ...
    • Holl, Ute (2017-04-30)
      Ute Holl explores cinema as a cultural technique of trance, unconsciously transforming everyday spatio-temporal perception. The archaeology of experimental and anthropological cinema leads into psycho-physiological ...
    • Manning, Sam (2020)
      Cinema-going was the most popular commercial leisure activity in the first half of the twentieth century, peaking in 1946 with 1.6 billion recorded admissions. Though ‘going to the pictures’ remained a popular pastime, the ...
    • Pollmann, Inga (2017)
      This book draws new connections between twentieth-century German and French film theory and practice and vitalist conceptions of life from biology and philosophy. Inga Pollmann shows how the links between the two created ...
    • Wehr, Christian (2016-03-03)
      Esta antología del cine mexicano presenta 31 películas emblemáticas de todas las épocas del cine del país, desde la llamada Época de Oro de los años treinta y cuarenta hasta el cine actual, e incluye tanto obras canónicas ...
    • Falkowska, Janina; Loska, Krzysztof (2018)
      This book examines small cinemas and their presentation of society in times of crisis and conflict from an interdisciplinary and intercultural point of view. The authors concentrate on economic, social and political ...
    • Buckland, Warren; Fairfax, Daniel (2017)
      From 1968 to 1991 the acclaimed film theorist Christian Metz wrote several remarkable books on film theory: <i>Essais sur la signifi cation au cinéma</i>, tome1 et 2; <i>Langage et cinéma</i>; <i>Le signifiant imaginaire</i>; ...
    • Beckman, Karen (2010)
      Artists, writers, and filmmakers from Andy Warhol and J. G. Ballard to Alejandro González Iñárritu and Ousmane Sembène have repeatedly used representations of immobilized and crashed cars to wrestle with the conundrums of ...
    • rickels, laurence (2020)
      "Critique of Fantasy, Vol. 1: Between a Crypt and a Date Mark addresses both the style or genre of fantasy and the mental faculty, long the hot property of philosophical ethics. Freud passed it along in his 1907 essay on ...
    • Rickels, Laurence A. (2020)
      "In The Contest between B-Genres, the “Space Trilogy” by J.R.R. Tolkien’s friend and colleague C.S. Lewis and the roster of American science fictions that Gotthard Günther selected and glossed for the German readership in ...