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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

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Cinema Journal

Professional Notes 57.3


 

Recent Books
(compiled by Colleen Glenn)

Abbott, Mathew. Abbas Kiarostami and Film Philosophy. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Abbott, Stacey. Undead Apocalypse: Vampires and Zombies in the 21st Century. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Aitken, Ian and Camille Deprez, eds. The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Armes, Roy. Roots of the New Arab Film. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018.

Atkinson, Sarah. From Film Practice to Data Process: Production Aesthetics and Representational Practices of a Film Industry in Transition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Augoustakis, Antony and Monica S Cyrino, eds. STARZ Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Bettinson, Gary and Daniel Martin, eds. Hong Kong Horror Cinema. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Black, Louis and Collins Swords, eds. CinemaTexas Notes: The Early Days of Austin Film Culture. Austin: University of Texas at Austin Press, 2018.

Blyth, Michael. In the Mouth of Madness. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Brill, Leslie. The Ironic Filmmaking of Stephen Frears. New York: Bloomsbury, 2018.

Brown, Simon. Screening Stephen King: Adaptation and the Horror Genre in Film and Television. Austin: University of Texas at Austin Press, 2018.

Brunsdon, Charlotte. Television Cities: Paris, London, Baltimore. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.

Cantrell, Glenda and Daniel Wheatcroft. Film & TV Tax Incentives in the U.S.: Courting Hollywood. London: Routledge, 2018.

Carter, David. Inception. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Caughie, John, Trevor Griffiths, and Maria A. Velez-Serna, eds. Early Cinema in Scotland. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Cavalcante, Andre. Struggling for Ordinary: Media and Transgender Belonging in Everyday Life. New York: New York University Press, 2018.

Chung, Hye Jean. Media Heterotopias: Digital Effects and Material Labor in Global Film Production. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.

Cohen, Harvey G. Who’s in the Money? The Great Depression Musicals and Hollywood’s New Deal. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Cooper, Ian. Frenzy. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Couret, Nilo. Mock Classicism: Latin American Film Comedy, 1930-1960. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018.

Curtis, Scott, Philippe Gauthier, Tom Gunning, and Joshua Yumibe, eds. The Image in Early Cinema: Form and Material. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018.

Davies, Ann. Contemporary Spanish Gothic. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Dekavalla, Marina. Framing Referendum Campaigns in the News. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Deutsch, Stephen, Larry Sider, and Dominic Power, eds. The New Soundtrack. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Doherty, Thomas. Show Trial: Hollywood, HUAC, and the Birth of the Blacklist. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Donnelly, Kevin J. The Shining. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Edmondson, Laura. Performing Trauma in Central Africa: Shadows of Empire. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018.

Fay, Jennifer. Inhospitable World: Cinema in the Time of the Anthropocene. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Frierson, Michael. Film and Video Editing Theory: How Editing Creates Meaning. London: Routledge, 2018.

Gilmore, James N. and Sidney Gottlieb, eds. Orson Welles in Focus: Texts and Contexts. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018.

Gonzalez-Lopez, Irene and Michael Smith, eds. Tanaka Kinuyo: National Stardom and Female Subjectivity. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Gott, Michael and Thubaut Schilt, eds. Cinema-monde: Decentered Perspectives on Global Filmmaking in French. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Grimm, Joshua. It Follows. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Gustafsson, Tommy and Pietari Kaapa, eds. Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Gutierrez-Albilla, Julian Daniel. Aesthetics, Ethics, and Trauma in the Cinema of Pedro Almodovar. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Hall, E. Dawn. ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Hanson, Christopher. Game Time: Understanding Temporality in Video Games. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018.

Hennefeld, Maggie. Specters of Slapstick and Silent Film Comediennes. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Hines, Claire. The Playboy and James Bond. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Hunt, Leon. Danger: Diabolik. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Hunter, Aaron. Authoring Hal Ashby: The Myth of the New Hollywood Auteur. New York: Bloomsbury, 2018.

Jenkins, Henry, Sam Ford and Joshua Green. Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture. New York: New York University Press, 2018.

Kabir, Nasreen Munni. Talking Films and Songs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Kaganovsky, Lilya. The Voice of Technology: Soviet Cinema’s Transition to Sound 1928-1935. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018.

Kiss, Miklos and Steven Willemsen. Impossible Puzzle Films: A Cognitive Approach to Contemporary Complex Cinema. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Lancaster, Kurt. DSLR Cinema: A Beginner’s Guide to Filmmaking on a Budget. London: Routledge, 2018.

Lanier, Lee. Aesthetic 3D Lighting: History, Theory, and Application. London: Routledge, 2018.

Lassner, Phyllis. Espionage and Exile: Fascism and Anti-Fascism in British Spy Fiction and Film. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Leeder, Murray, ed. ReFocus: The Films of William Castle. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Lenoir, Tim and Luke Caldwell. The Military Entertainment Complex. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018.

Lim, Edna. Celluloid Singapore: Cinema, Performance, and the National. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Mafe, Diana Adesola. Where No Black Woman Has Gone Before: Subversive Portrayals in Speculative Film and TV. Austin: University of Texas at Austin Press, 2018.

Mazierska, Ewa, Matilda Mroz, and Elzbieta Ostrowska, eds. The Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

McErlean, Kelly. Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling: Creating Immersive Stories Across New Media Platforms. London: Routledge, 2018.

McHenry, David. Drawing the Line: Technical Hand Drafting for Film and Television. London: Routledge, 2018.

McPherson, Tara. Feminist in a Software Lab: Difference and Design. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018.

McSweeny, Terrence. Avengers Assemble! Critical Perspectives on the Marvel Cinematic Universe. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

McSweeny, Terence, ed. American Cinema in the Shadow of 9/11. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Molloy, Missy, Mimi Nielsen, and Meryl Shriver-Rice, eds. ReFocus: The Films of Susanne Bier. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Morgan, Iwan and Philip John Davies. Hollywood and the Great Depression: American Film, Politics, and Society in the 1930s. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Mrozewicz, Anna Estera. Beyond Eastern Noir: Reimagining Russia and Eastern Europe in Nordic Cinemas. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

O’Brien, Adam. Film and the Natural Environment: Elements and Atmospheres. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

O’Meara, Jennifer. Engaging Dialogue. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Owens, Rebekah. Studying Shakespeare on Film. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Pennington, Rosemary and Hilary E. Kahn, eds. On Islam: Muslims and the Media. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018.

Phillips, Kendall R. A Place of Darkness: The Rhetoric of Horror in Early American Cinema. Austin: University of Texas at Austin Press, 2018.

Powell, Danny. Studying British Cinema: The 1970s. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Radner, Hilary and Alistair Fox. Raymond Bellour: Cinema and the Moving Image. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Rehak, Bob. More Than Meets the Eye: Special Effects and the Fantastic Transmedia Franchise. New York: New York University Press, 2018.

Riddle, Rick. The Damned. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Ricciardelli, Lucia. American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age: Depictions of War in Burns, Moore, and Morris. London: Routledge, 2018.

Rodriguez, Clara E. American As Seen on TV. How Television Shapes Immigrant Expectations Around the Globe. New York: New York University Press, 2018.

Russell, Catherine. Archiveology: Walter Benjamin and Archival Film Practices. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.

Scheer, Anna Teresa. Christoph Schlingensief: Staging Chaos, Performing Politics and Theatrical Phantasmagoria. New York: Bloomsbury, 2018.

Sexton, Jamie. Stranger Than Paradise. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Smyth, J. E. Nobody’s Girl Friday: The Women Who Ran Hollywood. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Stead, Lisa. Off to the Pictures: Cinema-Going, Women’s Writing, and Movie Culture in Interwar Britain. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Stephens, Randall J. The Devil’s Music: How Christians Inspired, Condemned, and Embraced Rock ‘n’ Roll. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018.

Swan, Deryck. The Films of Michael Mann: From the Prison Wall to the Firewall. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Szpunar, Piotr M. Homegrown: Identity and Difference in the American War on Terror. New York: New York University Press, 2018.

Thomas, Allan James. Deleuze, Cinema and the Thought of the World. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Tierney, Dolores. New Transnationalisms in Contemporary Latin American Cinemas. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Udden, James. No Man an Island: The Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

VanCour, Shawn. Making Radio: Early Radio Production and the Rise of Modern Sound. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Van Leeuwen, Evert. House of Usher. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Welbon, Yvonne and Alexandra Juhasz, eds. Sisters in the Life: A History of Out African American Lesbian Media-Making. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.

Whittington, Ian. Writing the Radio War: Literature, Politics and the BBC 1939-1945. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Winkler, Kevin. Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Yau, Esther and Tony Williams. Honk Kong Neo-Noir. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018. 


Articles on Film and TV in Non-Media Journals

(compiled by Paul Flaig, University of St. Andrews)


Asif, Saljooq M. “Deaf Gain Goes Prime Time: Identity, Spaces, and Marginalization in ABC Family’s Switched at Birth.” Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies 12:1 (2018): 35-51.

 

Brewer, Kenneth L. “Don’t Make Me Laugh!: Morality, Ethics, and the Laugh Track.” Studies in American Humor 4:1 (2018): 10-36.

 

Brostoff, Marissa. “Notes on Caitlyn, or Genre Trouble: On the Continued Usefulness of Camp as Queer Method.” differences 28:3 (December 2017): 1-18.

 

Butler, Monica L. “Guardians of the Indian Image”: Controlling Representations of Indigenous Cultures in Television.” The American Indian Quarterly 42:1 (Winter 2018): 1-42.

 

Casarino, Cesare. “Images for Housework: On the Time of Domestic Labor in Gilles Deleuze’s Philosophy of the Cinema.” differences 28:3 (December 2017): 67-92.

 

Cole, Alyson and Shulman, George. “Donald Trump, the TV Show: Michael Rogin Redux.” Theory and Event 21:2 (April 2018): 336-357.

 

de Jong, Ferdinand. “Archive of Darkness: William Kentridge's Black Box/Chambre Noire.” African Arts 51:1 (Spring 2018): 10-23.

 

Thomas Elsaesser. “The Architectural Postcard: Photography, Cinema, and Modernist Mass Media.” Grey Room 70 (Winter 2018): 80-101.

 

Harold, James. “The Value of Fidelity in Adaptation.” The British Journal of Aesthetics, 58:1 (February 2018): 89-100.

 

Holmgren, Lindsay. “Metafictional Amendments: Telepathic Metalepses in Stranger than Fiction.” Narrative 26:1 (January 2018).

 

Ivanova, Mariana. “Film Exchange beyond the Ban: Erich Mehl’s Partnership with the East German Film Studio DEFA (1954–1990).” German Studies Review 41:1 (February 2018): 99-122.

 

Kase, Juan Carlos. “Reassessing the Personal Registers and Anti-Illusionist Imperatives of the New Formal Film of the 1960s and ‘70s.” October 163 (Winter 2018): 49–70.

 

King, Gemma. “Contemporary French cinema and the langue de passage: From Dheepan to Welcome.” French Cultural Studies 29:1 (February 2018): 39–48.

 

Leon, Lucien. “The animated moving image as political cartoon.” Comedy Studies 9 (2018): 94-113.

 

Morris, Justin J. “Their Satanic Majesties' Celluloid Regret.” Discourse 40:1 (Winter 2018): 132-137.

 

Multiple Authors. Special Issue on “Benjamin’s Travel,” positions: east asia cultures critique 26:1 (February 2018): 1-192.

 

Multiple Authors. Special Issue on “Cinematic Bodies.” Somatechnics 8:1 (March 2018): 1-136.

 

Multiple Authors. Special Issue on “Photography and African Futures.” Visual Studies 33 (2018): 1-110.

 

Multiple Authors. Special issue on “Women Digitizing Revolution.” Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies 39:1 (2018): ix-177.

 

Pierson, Michele. “The Accessibility of the Avant-Garde: Talk about American Experimental Cinema.” Discourse 40:1 (Winter 2018): 3-29.

 

Rauch, Stefanie. “Understanding the Holocaust through Film: Audience Reception between Preconceptions and Media Effects.” History and Memory 30:1 (Spring/Summer 2018): 151-188.

 

Rhym, John. “Historicizing Perception: Film Theory, Neuroscience, and the Philosophy of Mind.” Discourse 40:1 (Winter 2018): 83-109.

 

Roach, Shoniqua. “Black pussy power: Performing acts of black eroticism in Pam Grier’s Blaxploitation films.” Feminist Theory 19:1 (April 2018): 7–22.

 

Roy, Elodie A. “Broken records from Berlin: the place of listening in People on Sunday.” Sound Studies 3:1 (2017): 33-48.

 

Solan, Yair. “What the Veriscope Saw: Stephen Crane, the Prizefight Film, and Unreliable Spectatorship.” Modernism/Modernity 25:1 (January 2018): 161-184.

 

Schonig, Jordan. “Contingent Motion: Rethinking the ‘Wind in the Trees’ in Early Cinema and CGI.” Discourse 40:1 (Winter 2018): 30-61.

 

Slowik, Mary. “The Animal Fable, Chuck Jones, and the Narratology of the Looney Tune.” Narrative 26:2 (May 2018): 146-162.

 

Webber, Insook. “Dumont, Bataille, and the Materialist Sacred.” French Studies: A Quarterly Review 72:1 (January 2018): 73-86.

 

White-Nockleby, Anna. “Textured Cuts: The Demolition Cinema of Pedro Costa and José Luis Guerín.” Journal of Visual Culture 17:1 (April 2018): 117–138.

 

Willems, Brian. “Null-A Aesthetics: Science-Fiction Separation in Jean-Luc Godard's Adieu au langage and A.E. van Vogt's Null-A Three.” Science Fiction Studies 45:1 (March 2018): 146-160.

 

Wilson, Ross. “The Hidden Seeds of Survival: Adorno and the Life of Art.” New Literary History 49:1 (Winter 2018): 149-163.

 

Zestanakis, Panagiotis. “Historicizing Early 1980s Greek ‘Denunciation Movies’.” Cultural History 7:1 (April 2018): 48–75.

 

 

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