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This quarterly feature lists recent books published in media studies, as well as articles on film and TV published in non-media journals. Contributions are welcome - please send them to Colleen Glenn.
 
Professional Notes Editors: Colleen Glenn and Paul Flaig

Notes from the most current issue are listed below. Past issues of Professional Notes are located here.


Cinema Journal

Professional Notes 57.1


 

Recent Books
(compiled by Colleen Glenn)

Aitken, Ian. The Major Realist Film Theorists: A Critical Anthology. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

 

Bernardi, Daniel and Julian Hoxter. Off the Page: Screenwriting in the Era of Media Convergence. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017.

 

Black, Jeremy. The World of James Bond: The Lives and Times of 007. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group, 2017.

 

Bordwell, David. Reinventing Hollywood: How 1940s Filmmakers Changed Movie Storytelling. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

 

Burry, Alexander and Frederick White. Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Byrne, Wayne. The Cinema of Tom DiCillo: Include Me Out. New York: Wallflower Press, 2017.

 

DeRoo, Rebecca J. Agnes Varda between Film, Photography, and Art. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017.

 

Dilley, Whitney Crothers. The Cinema of Wes Anderson: Bringing Nostalgia to Life. New York: Wallflower Press, 2017.

Dixon, Wheeler Winston. The Films of Terence Fisher: Hammer Horror and Beyond. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Donnelly, Kevin J. and Beth Carroll. Contemporary Musical Film. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

 

Ebert, Roger. Herzog by Ebert. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

 

Ellcessor, Elizabeth and Bill Kirkpatrick. Disability Media Studies. New York: New York University Press, 2017.

 

Fuller-Seeley, Kathryn H. Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017.
Fox, Alistair. Coming-of-Age Cinema in New Zealand: Genre, Gender and Adaptation. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Gray, Jonathan, Cornel Sandvoss, and C. Lee Harrington. Fandom, Second Edition: Identities and Communities in a Mediated World. New York: New York University Press, 2017.

Hanaway-Oakley, Cleo. James Joyce and the Phenomenology of Film. Oxford, UK: Oxford UP, 2017.

 

Harris, Rachel S. Warriors, Witches, Whores: Women in Israeli Cinema. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2017.

 

Jeffries, Dru. Comic Book Film Style: Cinema at 24 Panels Per Second. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017.

Jordan-Zachery, Julia S. Shadow Bodies: Black Women, Ideology, Representation, and Politics. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017.

Kee, Chera. Not Your Average Zombie: Rehumanizing the Undead from Voodoo to Zombie Walks. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017.

Knöppler, Christian. The Monster Always Returns: American Horror Films and Their Remakes. New York: Transcript Verlag/Columbia University Press, 2017.

Kraszewski, Jon. Reality TV. New York: Routledge, 2017.

 

Lerner, Jesse and Luciano Piazza. Ism, Ism, Ism / Ismo, Ismo, Ismo: Experimental Cinema in Latin America: Oakland: University of California Press, 2017.

Marchessault, Janine. Ecstatic Worlds: Media, Utopias, Ecologies. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2017.

Monteiro, Stephen. Screen Presence: Cinema Culture and the Art of Warhol, Rauschenberg, Hatoum and Gordon. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

 

Napper, Lawrence. Silent Cinema: Before the Pictures Got Small. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Naremore, James. Charles Burnet: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017.

O’Brien, Adam. Film and the Natural Environment: Elements and Atmospheres. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

 

Perriam, Chris and Darren Waldron. French and Spanish Queer Film: Audiences, Communities and Cultural Exchange. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Pippin, Robert B. The Philosophical Hitchcock. “Vertigo” and the Anxieties of Unknowingness. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

 

Plate, S. Brent. Religion and Film: Cinema and the Re-Creation of the World. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

 

Pomerance, Murray and Steven Rybi. Hamlet Lives in Hollywood: John Barrymore and the Acting Tradition Onscreen. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

 

Pullen, Christopher. Straight Girls and Queer Guys: The Hetero Media Gaze in Film and Television. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

 

Ravetto-Biagioli, Kriss. Mythopoetic Cinema: On the Ruins of European Identity. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Samer, Roxanne and William Whittington. Spectatorship: Shifting Theories of Gender, Sexuality, and Media. University of Texas Press, 2017.

Scovell, Adam. Folk Horror: Hours Dreadful and Things Strange. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Smith, Paul Julian. Queer Mexico: Cinema and Television Since 2000. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2017.

Tapper, Michael. Ingmar Bergman’s Face to Face. New York: Wallflower Press, 2017.

Violane, Roussel. Representing Talent: Hollywood Agents and the Making of Movies. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Wexman, Virginia Wright. Directing. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017.

Wilkins, Heidi. Talkies, Road Movies and Chick Flicks: Gender, Genre and Film Sound in American Cinema. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.



Recent Articles

(compiled by Paul Flaig)

 

Auslander, Philip. “Film Acting and Performance Capture: The Index in Crisis.” PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art 39.3 (September 2017): 7-23.

 

Bellour, Raymond. “Art Resists, Even If It Is Not the Only Thing That Resists.” Critical Inquiry 44.1 (Autumn 2017): 40-53.

 

Besser, Stephan. “How Patterns Meet: Tracing the Isomorphic Imagination in Contemporary Neuroculture.” Configurations 25.4 (Fall 2017): 415-445.

 

Bollmer, Grant and Katherine Guinness. “Phenomenology for the Selfie.” Cultural Politics 13.2 (July 2017): 156-176.

 

Butter, Michael. “Think Thrice, It's Alright: Mad Men's ‘The Wheel’ and the Future Study of Television Narratives.” Narrative 25.3 (October 2017): 374-389.

 

Buse, Peter. “Psychoanalysis on Sunday: Lacan, Cinema, Comedy.” Genre 50.2 (July 2017): 219-238.

 

Chen, Shaopeng. “The Chinese animation blockbuster and Lotus Lantern (1999).” East Asian Journal of Popular Culture 3.2 (August 2017): 231-248.

 

Cosimini, Seth. “‘I'm a Motherfuckin' Monster!’: Play, Perversity, and Performance of Nicki Minaj.” Feminist Formations 29.2 (Summer 2017): 47-68.

 

Gana, Nouri. “Sons of a Beach: The Politics of Bastardy in the Cinema of Nouri Bouzid.” Cultural Politics 13.2 (July 2017): 177-193.

 

Gibson, Pamela Church. “The Fashion Narratives of Tom Ford: Nocturnal Animals and Contemporary Cinema.” Fashion Theory 21 (2017): 629-646.

 

Grimaldi, Carmine. “Televising Psyche: Therapy, Play, and the Seduction of Video.” Representations 139.1 (Summer 2017): 95-117.

 

Harlap, Itay. “The New Normative: Gay Fatherhood on Israeli Television.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 23.4 (2017): 559-587.

 

Humphreys, Laura-Zoë. “Paranoid Readings and Ambivalent Allegories in Cuban Cinema.” Social Text 35.3 (September 2017): 17-40.

 

Johnson, Russell L. “‘Better Gestures’: A Disability History Perspective on the Transition from (Silent) Movies to Talkies in the United States.” Journal of Social History 51.1 (Fall 2017): 1-26.

 

Karam, Kojo. “‘Order Is the Best We Can Hope For’: Sicario and the Sacrificial Violence of the Law.” Discourse 39.2 (Spring 2017): 230-252.

 

Kiss, Erika A. “Between Mimesis and Technē: Cinematic Image as a Site for Critical Thinking.” Journal of Aesthetic Education 51.3 (Fall 2017): 42-57.

 

Kouvaros, George. “‘It's not quite right yet’: Realism and Affect in A Woman Under the Influence and A Nos Amours.” Paragraph 40.2 (July 2017): 228-243.

 

Krzych, Scott. “Improvisational Ethics and Moral Technologies in Déjà Vu.” Cultural Critique 97 (Fall 2017): 105-127.

 

Lazar, Alon and Tal Litvak Hirsch. “No Laughing Matter: Film Advisory Boards’ Evaluations of Award-Considered Comedies.” Comedy Studies 8.2 (2017): 116-125.

 

Miller, Steven. “The Coup: Behind the Scenes of the Act with Philippe Petit.” differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 28.2 (September 2017): 116-133.

 

Multiple Authors. Inaugural Issue. Media Theory 1.1 (2017).

 

Multiple Authors. “Comics and the Anarchist Imagination.” Special Issue of SubStance 46.2 (2017): 3-185.

 

Noble-Olson, Matthew. “Reviving the Elephant; or, Cinema Plays Dead.” Cultural Critique 97 (Fall 2017): 84-104.  

 

Olszynko-Gryn, Jesse, Patrick Ellis, and Caitjan Gainty, eds. “Film and Reproduction.” Special Issue of The British Journal for the History of Science 50.3 (2017).

 

Pattison, Dale. “Performing the Post-Traumatic City: Treme and the Politics of Urban Space.” American Studies 55/56.4 (2017): 119-139.

 

Pattison, Dale. “Domestic Violence: The Narrative Architectures of Michael Haneke's Funny Games.” Journal of Narrative Theory 47.2 (Summer 2017): 197-223.

 

Reid, Darren R. “The Clown Suicides: The Death and Cinematic Afterlife of Marceline Orbes and Francis ‘Slivers’ Oakley, New York's Superstar Clowns, in Charlie Chaplin's Limelight.” Studies in American Humor 3.2 (2017): 157-177.

 

Sakaki, Atsuko. “Surfaces for Practices in Kanai Mieko's When Treading on Soft Earth: Translating Sensation from Screen to Novel.” Comparative Literature Studies 54.3 (2017): 610-640.

 

Severiche, Guillermo. “Through the Wall of Words: The Ruinous Cuban Body in Fernando Pérez’s Film La pared de las palabras (2014).” Studies in Latin American Popular Culture 35 (2017): 160-173.

 

Sturken, Marita. “Advertising and the Rise of Amateur Photography: From Kodak and Polaroid to the Digital Image.” Advertising & Society Quarterly 18.3 (2017).

 

Ssu-Fang Liu, Jessie. “From Visual Fantasies to Bodily Trajectories: The Insular Epistemology of Around-the-Island Journeys in Taiwan Cinema.” East Asian Journal of Popular Culture 3.2 (August 2017):199-214.

 

Thon, Jan-Noël. “Transmedial Narratology Revisited: On the Intersubjective Construction of Storyworlds and the Problem of Representational Correspondence in Films, Comics, and Video Games.” Narrative 25.3 (October 2017): 286-320.

 

Trafí-Prats, Laura. “Girls’ Aesthetics of Existence in/With Hayao Miyazaki’s Films.” Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies 17.5 (October 2017): 376-383.

 

Tronsgard, Jordan. “Drawing the Past: The Graphic Novel as Postmemory in Spain.” Romance Notes 57.2 (2017): 267-279.

 

Väliaho, Pasi. “Shadows of Expectation: Robert Hooke's Picture Box and the Visual Economy of Projection.” grey room 68 (2017): 6-31.

 

Watanabe, Takehiro. “Debts of Redemption: Usury Manga and the Morality of Money in Contemporary Japan.” positions: east asia cultures critique 25.3 (August 2017): 565-593.

 

Young, Liam Cole. “Innis's Infrastructure: Dirt, Beavers, and Documents in Material Media Theory.” Cultural Politics 13.2 (July 2017): 227-249.

 

 


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