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CRITICAL

APPROACHES to the Films of

ROBERT

RODRIGUEZ E d it e d by

Frederick Luis Aldama A ft e r w o r d by A l v a r o R o d r ig u e z

Critical Approaches to the Films of Robert Rodriguez BY FREDERICK LUIS ALDAMA Afterword by Alvaro Rodriguez

The Cinema of Robert Rodriguez BY FREDERICK LUIS ALDAMA Foreword by C h arl es Ramírez Berg

With analysis of films ranging from El Mariachi to Spy Kids 4 and Machete Kills, as well as an interview with the filmmaker, this is the first scholarly overview of the work of Robert Rodriguez, the most successful Latino filmmaker today. release date | 2014

This companion volume to Frederick Luis Aldama’s The Cinema of Robert Rodriguez brings together leading scholars who take a variety of theoretical and critical perspectives in analyzing the work of today’s most prolific Latino director. ISBN 978-1-4773-0240-9

$24.95 | £16.99 | C$28.50 paperback, ebook* ISBN 978-0-292-76355-5

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6 x 9 inches, 192 pages, 31 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-76124-7

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D I R E C T O R S & S TA R S

Sculpting in Time

The Great Russian Filmmaker Discusses His Art BY A N D R E Y TA R KOV S KY Transl ated from Russian by Kitty Hunter- Bl air

Andrey Tarkovsky, the genius of modern Russian cinema—hailed by Ingmar Bergman as “the most important director of our time”, sets down his thoughts and his memories, revealing for the first time the original inspirations for his extraordinary films.

The Passion of David Lynch

Wild at Heart in Hollywood BY MARTHA NOCHIMSON

Close readings of Lynch’s films, informed by unprecedented, in-depth interviews with Lynch himself ISBN 978-0-292-75565-9

$25.00 | £16.00 | C$31.00 paperback, ebook*

release date | 1989 71/2 x 81/2 inches, 256 pages, 84 b&w photos

David Lynch Swerves

ISBN 978-0-292-77624-1 $29.95 | £19.99 | C$37.50

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Uncertainty from Lost Highway to Inland Empire

“Learning the language of cinema in Tarkovsky’s films and in this stunning memoir, we reacquaint ourselves with art’s function: in the author’s words, ‘to turn and loosen the human soul.’” — PA S T E M A G A Z I N E

“If Sculpting in Time could be distilled to a single message, it would be this: Content and conscience must come before technique—for any artist in any art form.”

BY MARTHA NOCHIMSON

In this paradigm-shifting book, the author of The Passion of David Lynch draws on insights into the filmmaker’s creative sources that he has never revealed before to forge a startlingly original template for analyzing Lynch’s recent films.

—LA TIMES BOOK REVIEW

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Andrey Tarkovsky. Photo courtsey Festival de Cine de Córdoba

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Boyhood Twelve Years on Film P H O T O G RA P H S BY M AT T L A N K E S

Over two hundred images taken on set over twelve years, as well as commentary by Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane, and others, create a behind-the-scenes portrait of a critically acclaimed feature film—Richard Linklater’s Boyhood. r ele as e dat e | 2 0 1 4 91/4 x 12 inches, 200 pages, 214 b&w and color photos ISBN 978-1-4773-0541-6

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Blossoms and Blood Postmodern Media Culture and the Films of Paul Thomas Anderson BY JASON SPERB

“Blossoms & Blood, Jason Sperb’s very strong new book, doesn’t so much argue the case for PTA’s greatness as show, slowly and methodically, how he moved through and within the ranks of American filmmaking—a case study of how even the most self-determined directors are always borne aloft by cultural events.”

Drawing fascinating connections between cultural history and film authorship, Blossoms and Blood charts the development of Paul Thomas Anderson, whose films, such as Boogie Nights, Magnolia, and There Will Be Blood, offer a prescient approach to the contradictions of our all-consuming, postmodern media environment. re le as e dat e | 2 0 1 3

The Fictional Christopher Nolan BY TODD MCGOWAN

With close readings of Memento, Insomnia, Batman Begins, The Prestige, The Dark Knight, and Inception, this theoretically sophisticated study explores how Christopher Nolan has developed a politically engaged filmmaking that makes explicit use of cinema’s tendency toward the lie. release date | 2012 6 x 9 inches, 232 pages ISBN 978-0-292-75678-6

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“Unassumingly brilliant and surgically incisive. . .” — P S Y C H O A N A LY S I S , C U LT U R E & SOCIETY

ISBN 978-0-292-73782-2

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—CINEASTE

“Sperb has complete mastery of the critical reviews and industrial histories of the films.”

Another Steven Soderbergh Experience Authorship and Contemporary Hollywood

—CHOICE

BY MARK GALLAGHER ISBN 978-0-292-76207-7

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Queer Bergman

Sexuality, Gender, and the European Art Cinema BY DANIEL HUMPHREY

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BY RUSSELL MEEUF

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Transnational Masculinity in the Fifties

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Anderson and William H. Macy during the promotional tour for Magnolia

John Wayne’s World

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GE NR E

Newly revised and expanded nearly a decade after the third edition, Film Genre Reader is the standard reference and classroom text for the study of genre in film, with more than 25,000 copies sold.

“The Dread of Difference is a classic. Few film studies texts have been so widely read and so influential. Now this new edition expands the already comprehensive coverage of gender in the horror film with new essays on recent developments such as the Hostel series and torture porn. Informative and enlightening, this updated classic is an essential reference for fans and students of horror movies.”

“Grant is one of a dozen scholars who seem to “own” the field of film genre; most of the rest of those scholars are represented in this updated edition. . . Andrew Higson and Janet Staiger join this forth edition, as the reader stretches toward perfection.”

—STEPHEN PRINCE, Editor of The Horror Film and author of Digital Visual Effects in Cinema

The Dread of Difference Gender and the Horror Film Second Edition EDITED BY BARRY KEITH GRANT r e l e a se d ate | 2015 6 x 9 inches, 560 pages, 64 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-77245-8 $29.95 | £19.99 | C$37.50

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“An impressive array of distinguished scholars . . . gazes deeply into the darkness and then forms a Dionysian chorus reaffirming that sexuality and the monstrous are indeed mated in many horror films.”

—CHOICE

Film Genre Reader IV EDITED BY BARRY KEITH GRANT

—CHOICE

release date | 2012

“An extremely useful introduction to recent thinking about gender issues within this genre.” —FILM THEORY

6 x 91/4 inches, 766 pages, 107 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-74206-2 $29.95 | £19.99 | C$34.50

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ISBN 978-0-292-77137-6 $85.00 | £55.00 | C$110.00

From reviews of the third edition: “Film Genre Reader III lives up to the high expectations set by its predecessors, providing an accessible and relatively comprehensive look at genre studies. The anthology’s consideration of the advantages and challenges of genre studies, as well as its inclusion of various film genres and methodological approaches, presents a pedagogically useful overview.” —SCOPE

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Fantastic Planets, Forbidden Zones, and Lost Continents The 100 Greatest Science-Fiction Films BY DOUGLAS BRODE

With revelations for even the most avid fans, here are the one hundred greatest sci-fi films of all time, from today’s blockbusters such as Guardians of the Galaxy and Gravity to forgotten classics and overlooked gems. re le as e dat e | 2 0 1 5 6 x 9 inches, 440 pages, 133 b&w photos Jeanne Moreau and Jean-Marc Bory

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in Louis Malle’s Les Amants (1958)

hardcover Photo from Fritz Lang’s Metropolis (1927)

Theorizing Art Cinemas Foreign, Cult, Avant-Garde, and Beyond BY DAV I D A N D R E W S

Ranging across world cinema, avant-garde films, experimental films, and cult cinema, this book proposes a flexible, inclusive theory of art cinema that emphasizes quality, authorship, and anticommercialism. release date | 2013 6 x 9 inches, 309 pages, 41 b&w photos

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“Theorizing Art Cinemas is a thrilling revelation from front to back.”

ISBN 978-0-292-74774-6

—SLANT MAGAZINE

ISBN 978-1-4 773-0205-7

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GENRE

Horror after 9/11

Generation Multiplex

World of Fear, Cinema of Terror

The Image of Youth in America Since 1980 Revised Edition

E D I T E D BY AV I VA B R I E F E L A N D SAM J. MILLER

The first major exploration of the horror film genre through the lens of 9/11 and the subsequent transformation of American and global society r e le as e dat e | 2 0 1 1 6 x 9 inches, 273 pages, 34 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-74758-6

$25.00 | £15.99 | C$31.00 paperback, ebook* ISBN 978-0-292-72662-8 $55.00 | £37.00 | C$62.50

BY TIMOTHY SHARY

Now updated and expanded to cover developments in teen films since 2002, Generation Multiplex remains the most comprehensive study of the representation of teenagers in American cinema from Fast Times at Ridgemont High to The Hunger Games. release date | 2014 6 x 9 inches, 448 pages, 26 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-75662-5 $29.95 | £20.99 | C$34.50

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“Shary’s conclusions raise thought-provoking questions, among them: what is the ‘elitist’ cinema? and who are the ‘we’ who ‘tell youth who they are’?” — P U B L I S H E R S W E E K LY

American Film Cycles Reframing Genres, Screening Social Problems, and Defining Subcultures BY AMANDA ANN KLEIN ISBN 978-0-292-74760-9

$25.00 | £16.00 | C$31.00

Punk Slash! Musicals Tracking Slip-Sync on Film BY DAVID JON LADERMAN ISBN 978-0-292-72885-1

“Generation Multiplex is academic and impressively complete. . . . [it] offers a clearly organized and accessible synthesis of divergent research, a clarification and definition of subgeneres, and an analysis of narrative trends and character types within those subgenres. More genres deserve this treament.”

Dream West

Politics and Religion in Cowboy Movies BY DOUGLAS BRODE

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—JOURNAL OF FILM AND

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Ellen Page and Michael Cera in Juno (2007)

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E M I LY C A R M A N

GE ND E R & S E X UA L I T Y

Independent Stardom Freelance Women in the Hollywood System

F R E E L A N C E W O M E N in the H O L LY W O O D S T U D I O S Y S T E M

B Y E M I LY C A R M A N

Bringing to light an often-ignored aspect of Hollywood studio system history, this book focuses on female stars who broke the mold of a male-dominated industry to dictate the path of their own careers through freelancing. r ele as e dat e | 2 0 1 5 6 x 9 inches, 236 pages, 36 b&w photos ISBN 978-1-4773-0781-6 $24.95 | £15.99 | C$30.95

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Pretty/Funny

Women Comedians and Body Politics BY LINDA MIZEJEWSKI

Focusing on star writer/performer comedians, Pretty/Funny demonstrates that women’s comedy has become a prime site of feminism in the twenty-first century. release date | 2014 6 x 9 inches, 278 pages, 15 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-75691-5 $55.00 | £39.00 | C$63.50

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Unruly Girls, Unrepentant Mothers

Wicked Cinema

Sex and Religion on Screen

Redefining Feminism on Screen

BY DANIEL CUTRARA

BY KATHLEEN ROWE KARLYN

ISBN 978-0-292-75472-0

ISBN 978-0-292-73754-9

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ISBN 978-0-292-75676-2

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ISBN 978-0-292-71833-3

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BY DAVID GREVEN

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Dolores del Rio, mid 1930s. Courtest the Margaret Herrick Library, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Psycho-Sexual

Male Desire in Hitchcock, De Palma, Scorsese, and Friedkin

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INDUSTRY & PRODUCTION

Fanny Elsing: “. . . tearing from her curls the seed pearl ornaments set in heavy gold . . .” (p. 185).

(FACING, TOP LEFT)

Aunt Pittypat’s mourning dress: “Stout, pink cheeked and silver haired . . . too tightly laced stays . . . too small slippers” . . . (p. 156).

(FACING, TOP MIDDLE)

(FACING, TOP RIGHT)

Design for an unidentified

character. (FACING, BOTTOM LEFT) Gerald O’Hara: “A small man . . . heavy of barrel and thick of neck . . . short sturdy legs . . . finest leather boots . . . sixty years old . . . crisp curly hair, silver white . . . hard little blue eyes . . . cravat which had slipped awry” (p. 29).

India Wilkes: “Could be described by no other word than plain” (p. 96). “Hair untidy . . . pale hair and eye lashes . . . jutting chin” (p. 97).

(FACING, BOTTOM MIDDLE)

(FACING, BOTTOM RIGHT)

One of several designs for

Mammy. (ABOVE)

Suellen’s dress for the prayer scene.

(RIGHT) The burgundy ball gown Scarlett O’Hara wore to Ashley’s birthday party.

The Making of Gone With The Wind BY STEVE WILSON Fo r ew o r d b y R o b ert Os b o r n e

More than 600 rarely seen items offer fans and film historians alike a must-have behind-thecamera view of the production of this classic movie on its seventy-fifth anniversary. Th e Ha rr y R a n s o m Cent er r ele as e dat e | 2 0 1 4 11 x 11 inches, 352 pages, 628 b&w and color photos ISBN 978-0-292-76126-1 $50.00 | £33.00 | C$62.50

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INDUSTRY & PRODUCTION

Dirty Words & Filthy Pictures

FILM and the FIRST

Film and the First Amendment

Amendment

B Y J E R E M Y G E LT Z E R

WORDS y t r i D y and Filth

PIC

This engaging history of censorship and cinema reveals the ways in which film has had a lasting impact on free speech and personal freedoms. r e le as e dat e | 2 0 1 5

T URES Jeremy Geltzer

Indie, Inc.

Miramax and the Transformation of Hollywood in the 1990s BY ALISA PERREN

Pioneering the field of media industry studies, Indie, Inc. explores how Miramax changed the landscape not only of independent filmmaking but of Hollywood itself during the 1990s. release date | 2012

6 x 9 inches, 354 pages, 122 b&w photos

6 x 9 inches, 320 pages, 20 b&w photos, 6 tables

ISBN 978-1-4773-0743-4

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“In her book Indie, Inc., Alisa Perren masterfully explores the myths and realities behind the Weinsteins’ rise, their cunning selfmythologizing of their enterprise, and the subsequent decline of the company’s cultural influence and commercial viability.” —JOURNAL OF POPULAR C U LT U R E

Twentieth Century–Fox

Selling the Silver Bullet

The CIA in Hollywood

BY PETER LEV

BY AVI SANTO

BY TRICIA JENKINS

The Zanuck-Skouras Years, 1935-1965

The Lone Ranger and Transmedia Brand Licensing

How the Agency Shapes Film and Television

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“Perren’s sober tome serves as an instructive postmortem on the once perpetually newsworthy (if maddeningly imprecise) culture of indie film.”

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—FILM COMMENT

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in Dogma (1999)

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INDUSTRY & PRODUCTION

“The most contentiously witty and revealing view of off-Hollywood around.”

Out of the Past, Into the Future Independent Films Straight Outta Texas

—ROLLING STONE

Jonathan Demme Presents Made in Texas

“John Pierson has faithfully chronicled the American independent scene. He was there, he knows.”

Six “New” Films from Austin

—SPIKE LEE

Under the guidance of SXSW co-founder, Louis Black, this collection of six previously unreleased short films represents the creative and avantgarde achievements of independent filmmakers in Austin during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

“Mr. Pierson, who has lived, breathed, and hunted film for most of his adult life, covers his territory with urgency and conviction, and his singlemindedness is ravishing.”

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—NEW YORK TIMES BOOK

DVD

REVIEW

The Whole Shootin’ Match DIRECTED BY EAGLE PENNELL

Eagle Pennell’s 1978 indie classic about a get-rich-quick scheme gone awry is the film that Robert Redford cites as his inspiration for starting the Sundance Film Festival. r ele as e dat e | 2 0 1 5

A Guided Tour Across a Decade of American Independent Cinema BY JOHN PIERSON release date | 2014

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Spike, Mike, Slackers & Dykes

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“Pierson’s prose is quickmoving and witty and reads like a Who’s Who of the off-Hollywood mavericks who make the movies we’ d like to see but can’t always find.” —WASHINGTON POST

“Mr. Pierson might be described as the Ubermensch of Independentsville.” —NEW YORK TIMES

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COMICS

COMICS

Super Black

American Pop Culture and Black Superheroes An exploration of black superheroes as a racial phenomenon and a powerful source of racial meaning, narrative, and imagination in American society

Exploring a wide range of mainstream and independent comic books, this is the first comprehensive collection of scholarly and archival work on multicultural comics from around the world.

ISBN 978-0-292-72674-1

$24.95 | £16.99 | C$28.50 papberback, ebook* ISBN 978-0-292-72654-3 $55.00 | £41.00 | C$62.50

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ISBN 978-0-292-73743-3 $25.00 | £16.00 | C$31.00

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Your Brain on Latino Comics

From Gus Arriola to Los Bros Hernandez BY FREDERICK LUIS ALDAMA

“Throughout, Nama takes a refreshingly nuanced approach to his subject. Nama complicates the black superhero by also seeing the ways that they put issues of postcolonialism, race, poverty, and identity struggles front and center ”

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—CHOICE

— RA I N TA X I

BY FREDERICK LUIS ALDAMA

BY ADILIFU NAMA

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“This well-conceptualized, well-written book is enriched by Nama’s witty turns of expression, occasional corrections of earlier errors and omissions, and fascinating background material.”

From Zap to Blue Beetle Foreword by Derek Parker Royal

6 x 9 inches, 212 pages, 21 color photos, 64 b&w photos

2012 American Book Award Winner

Multicultural Comics

The first comprehensive exploration of Latino representations in comics, from Marvel superheroes to creations by Latino masters such as Richard Dominguez. release date | 2009 6 x 9 inches, 341 pages, and 88 b&w images ISBN 978-0-292-71973-6 $24.95 | £15.99 | C$31.00

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L AT I N A M E R I C A N

Cinemachismo

Experimental Latin American Cinema

Masculinities and Sexuality in Mexican Film

History and Aesthetics

BY SERGIO DE LA MORA ISBN 978-0-292-71297-3

$25.00 | £16.00 | C$31.00

BY CYNTHIA TOMPKINS

Cinema and the Archive

ISBN 978-0-292-76209-1

BY ZUZANA M. PICK

$30.00 | £20.00 | C$38.00

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Latino Images in Film

Constructing the Image of the Mexican Revolution

Stereotypes, Subversion, and Resistance BY CHARLES RAMÍREZ BERG

ISBN 978-0-292-72562-1

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ISBN 978-0-292-74415-8

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Cinema, Slavery, and Brazilian Nationalism CinemA, SlAveRy, And BRAziliAn nAtionAliSm

BY CHARLES RAMÍREZ BERG

This book offers insight into the deployment of cinematic narrative strategies to influence viewers and their conceptions of Brazilian national identity.

A preeminent film scholar explores the creation of a Golden Age cinema that was uniquely Mexican in its themes, styles, and ideology.

6 x 9 inches, 286 pages, 18 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-76097-4 $55.00 | £36.00 | C$68.95

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ISBN 978-0-292-70907-2

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The Poetics of Exceptional Golden Age Films

BY RICHARD A. GORDON

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The Classical Mexican Cinema

Charles Ramírez Berg develops an innovative theory of stereotyping that accounts for the persistence of images of Latinos in US popular culture.

release date | 2015 7 x 10 inches, 246 pages, 32 illustrations, 250 b&w photos ISBN 978-1-4773-0805-9 $24.95 | £15.99 | C$30.95

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American Jewish S to ry through Cinema

The American Jewish Story through Cinema BY ERIC A. GOLDMAN

This groundbreaking study provides an understanding of the American Jewish experience over the last century. r e le as e dat e | 2 0 1 3

Race on the QT

Blackness and the Films of Quentin Tarantino BY ADILIFU NAMA

Asserting that race has been the cornerstone of most of Quentin Tarantino’s films, this book uncovers the racial politics, progressive and regressive, hidden on the “QT” in the director’s work from Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction to Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained.

6 x 9 inches, 264 pages, 56 b&w photos

 

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E r ic A. G o l d man

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Disney’s Most Notorious Film

release date | 2015 6 x 9 inches, 184 pages, 36 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-77236-6 $22.95 | £14.99 | C$28.95

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Race, Convergence, and the Hidden Histories of Song of the South BY JASON SPERB r e le as e dat e | 2 0 1 2 6 x 9 inches, 294 pages, 27 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-75677-9 $25.00 | £16.00 | C$31.00

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hardcover Pam Grier playing the title character in Jackie Brown (1997)

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TELEVISION

With innovative visual analysis of TV news coverage, documentaries such as Trouble the Water and When the Levees Broke, and the HBO series Treme, this book investigates how media representations both shaped and contested collective memories of Katrina. “This book is a brilliant accomplishment in every respect, and one that certainly deserves the widest possible audience. . . . It seems likely to become the standard history of Katrina as documented by the media, both as an event and as a shared national memory of disaster.” — W H E E L E R W I N S T O N D I XO N ,

Flood of Images

Ryan Professor of Film Studies, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Media, Memory, and Hurricane Katrina BY BERNIE COOK r e le a se d ate | 2015 6 x 9 inches, 430 pages, 98 b&w photos ISBN 978-1-4773-0243-9

$29.95 | £19.99 | C$37.50 paperback, ebook*

Shooting Stars of the Small Screen Encyclopedia of TV Western Actors, 1946–Present BY DOUGLAS BRODE Foreword by Fess Parker

An enjoyable, must-have sourcebook for fans as well as scholars, this is the first encyclopedia that covers every star and many prominent character actors in TV Westerns. release date | 2012 6 x 9 inches, 384 pages, 65 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-71849-4 $39.95 | £25.99 | C$49.95

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Ernie Kovacs & Early TV Comedy Nothing in Moderation BY ANDREW HORTON

The first study of pioneering TV comedian Ernie Kovacs and his influence on later shows, ranging from Laugh-In to Letterman. release date | 2010 51/2 x 81/2 inches, 140 pages, 10 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-292-72886-8 $19.95 | £12.99 | C$24.95

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ISBN 978-0-292-77134-5

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GLOBAL

GLOBAL

Film in the Middle East and North Africa Creative Dissidence

EDITED BY JOSEF GUGLER

This remarkable overview presents the first scholarly analysis of significant works in the region.

Islands of Empire Pop Culture and U.S. Power BY CAMILLA FOJAS

Examining a broad range of pop culture media— film, television, journalism, advertisements, travel writing, and literature—Fojas explores the United States as an empire and how it has narrated its relationship to its island territories. release date | 2014

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6 x 9 inches, 383 pages, 31 b&w images

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ISBN 978-0-292-73756-3 $35.00 | £16.99 | C$28.50

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“Drawing on an impressive array of archival evidence to provide historical context, Islands of Empire reveals the role of popular culture in creating and maintaining American imperialism.” —UTNE READER

“The book’s historical commentary is excellent.” —CHOICE

Israeli Cinema Identities in Motion

EDITED BY MIRI TALMON AND YARON PELEG ISBN 978-0-292-74399-1

Since When is Fran Drescher Jewish

Dubbing Stereotypes in The Nanny, The Simpsons, and The Sopranos

$35.00 | £23.00 | C$43.95

BY CHIARA FRANCESCA FERRARI

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Foreword by Joseph Straubhaar

ISBN 978-0-292-72560-7

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Censorship and Sexuality in Bombay Cinema BY MONIKA MEHTA ISBN 978-0-292-74759-3

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ISBN 978-0-292-73755-6

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John Wayne in Back to Bataan (1945)

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS |

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GENERAL

JOURNALS

Zaprudered

Cinema Journal

The Kennedy Assassination in Film and Visual Culture

EDITOR: WILL BROOKER king ston University, UK

Cinema Journal publishes outstanding scholarship in all areas of media studies including film, television, radio, comics, video games, and digital media. Cinema Journal is the official publication of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, a professional organization of media studies scholars. A benefit of SCMS membership is a subscription to Cinema Journal.

BY Ø Y V I N D VÅG N E S

This fascinating account examines how Abraham Zapruder’s accidental footage of the Kennedy assassination has been transformed into an aesthetic and cultural lodestone. r e le as e dat e | 2 0 1 1 6 x 9 inches, 223 pages, 19 b&w images ISBN 978-0-292-74525-4

$25.00 | £16.00 | C$31.00 paperback, ebook* ISBN 978-0-292-72863-9

Information on SCMS membership: www.cmstudies.org

quarterly IS S N 0009-7101 Prices, issue contents, and more information: utpress.utexas.edu/index.php/journals/cinema-journal

$55.00 | £36.00 | C$68.95 hardcover

The Velvet Light Trap

On Story— Screenwriters and Their Craft

Hollywood Incoherent

AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL

ISBN 978-0-292-73752-5

ISBN 978-0-292-75460-7

$19.95 | £12.99 | C$24.95 paperback, ebook*

Narration in Seventies Cinema BY TODD BERLINER

$25.00 | £16.00 | C$31.00 paperback, ebook* ISBN 978-0-292-72279-8

$55.00 | £36.00 | C$68.95 hardcover

Col. William N. Selig, the Man Who Invented Hollywood

The Velvet Light Trap is collectively edited by graduate students at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and the University of Texas at Austin, with the support of media scholars at those institutions and throughout the country. A scholarly, peer-review journal of film, television, and media studies, The Velvet Light Trap provokes debate about critical, theoretical, and historical topics relating to a particular theme.

BY ANDREW A. ERISH

semiannual

ISBN 978-0-292-75437-9

IS S N 0149-1830

$30.00 | £20.00 | C$38.00 paperback, ebook*

Prices, issue contents, and more information: utpress.utexas.edu/index.php/journals/the-velvet-light-trap

ISBN 978-0-292-72870-7

$60.00 | £39.00 | C$75.50 hardcover

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