Film, TV, Visual Culture
(by title)

Film, TV, Visual Culture / Cultural Studies / Popular Culture / American Studies

Action Speaks Louder

An authoritative and entertaining history of the action film
Lichtenfeld, Eric


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Literary Criticism - Spanish & Portuguese / Popular Culture

American Science Fiction TV

Science fiction TV and the American psyche.
Johnson-Smith, Jan


Film, TV, Visual Culture

Anthony Mann

Classic study of a filmmaker’s career, now including every Mann film. Back in print—new and expanded edition.
Basinger, Jeanine


Music / Film, TV, Visual Culture / Popular Culture

The Art of Film Music

An exploration of the powerful effect of music in films produced from the 1930s through the 1980s.
Burt, George


Colonialism & Post-Colonialism / Film, TV, Visual Culture / Literary Criticism

Artificial Africas

A groundbreaking investigation of Western conceptions of Africa.
Mayer, Ruth


Film, TV, Visual Culture

Beyond Document

Critics and writers consider nonfiction film both as document and as creative work with strong artistic, political, and moral implications.
Warren, Charles, ed.


Film, TV, Visual Culture

Beyond Popcorn

A guide to watching films by Robert Glatzer.
Glatzer, Robert


Art / Film, TV, Visual Culture

The Brillo Box Archive

A study of the iconic Brillo box through the theories of design, aesthetics, and art
Golec, Michael J.


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Literary Criticism - French

Brutal Intimacy

A major survey of contemporary French cinema’s leading films and filmmakers
Palmer, Tim


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Visual Culture

The Cinematic Mode of Production

A revolutionary reconceptualization of capital and perception during the twentieth century.
Beller, Jonathan


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Disability Studies

Disability and the Media

A journalist's passionate exposé of the media's portrayal of the disabled.
Riley, Charles A. II


Science Fiction / Film, TV, Visual Culture / Popular Culture

A Distant Technology

Science fiction films celebrate and critique the impact of a burgeoning technology on the world’s cultural, political, and social milieu.
Telotte, J. P.


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Cultural Studies / Women's Studies

Double Takes

Viewing cross-cultural differences through the lens of cinema.
Durham, Carolyn A.


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Popular Culture / QUEER STUDIES

Dying for a Laugh

First study of disaster movies through reception theory and queer theory.
Feil, Ken


Film, TV, Visual Culture

The Educated Eye

A study of visual culture in the teaching of the life sciences
Anderson, Nancy and Michael R. Dietrich, eds.


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Gender Studies / Visual Culture

Figuring It Out

A collection of fifteen original essays analyzing gender in the imagery of science.
Shteir, Ann B. and Bernard Lightman, editors


Film, TV, Visual Culture

The Films of Samuel Fuller

First comprehensive study of this American original
Dombrowski, Lisa


Music / Film, TV, Visual Culture

Global Soundtracks

The first volume focusing on film music as a worldwide phenomenon
Slobin, Mark, ed.


Film, TV, Visual Culture

Hollywood Ambitions

The Hollywood experiences of five remarkable American personalities reveal how the motion picture industry created a new kind of fame
Orgeron, Marsha


Film, TV, Visual Culture

It’s the Pictures That Got Small

An original study of Hollywood film stars and 1950s television
Becker, Christine


Media Studies / Popular Culture / Film, TV, Visual Culture

The Jews of Prime Time

An examination of Jewish television characters from the last fifty years, along with a backstage look at the Jewish insiders who created the strange history of Jewish identity in prime time television
Zurawik, David


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Biography

Kazan Revisited

Top critics and scholars reconsider the cinematic legacy of Elia Kazan
Dombrowski, Lisa, ed.


Film, TV, Visual Culture

The Maltese Touch of Evil

Part thinking-man’s fan crush, part crazily inspired remix of the most beloved of film genres, this book will force scholars and film lovers alike to view film noir afresh
Clute, Shannon Scott and Richard L. Edwards


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Visual Studies

Materializing New Media

A significant contribution to investigations of the social and cultural impact of new media and digital technologies
Munster, Anna


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Jewish Studies

The Modern Jewish Experience in World Cinema

The first global investigation of Jewish experiences in film from a wide spectrum of disciplines
Baron, Lawrence, ed.


Music / Film, TV, Visual Culture

Music and Cinema

A wide-ranging look at the role of music in film.
Buhler, James, Caryl Flinn, and David Neumeyer,eds.


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Media Studies

The New Entrepreneurs

How television writers thwarted the constraints of corporate culture in the 1950s and flourished
Kraszewski, Jon


Film, TV, Visual Culture / African-American Studies

On the Sleeve of the Visual

An investigation of race and the ontology of the visual
Raengo, Alessandra


Film, TV, Visual Culture

Paul on Mazursky


Conversations with one of America’s funniest filmmakers
Wasson, Sam and Mel Brooks, fwd.


Theater & Performing Arts / Film, TV, Visual Culture

Performing Arts in the Austrian 18th Century

The contributors to this volume address theater’s role as the mirror of a perfect society and its strikingly international orientation in the Austrian 18th century.
Van Schoor, Jaak; Stalpaert, Christel; Van Oostveldt, Bram, eds.


Film, TV, Visual Culture / History

Perspectives on European Film and History

This volume addresses the representation of European history in European cinema through a collection of nine case studies such as Der Untergang (2004) and Dawn (1928).
Engelen, Leen, Vande Winkel, Roel, eds.


Theater & Performing Arts / Film, TV, Visual Culture

Peter Greenaway's Prospero's Books

The critical essays collected in this volume reflect Greenaway’s relocation of The Tempest along the fundamentally unstable boundaries between different discursive formations.
Stalpaert, Christel, ed.


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Cultural Studies / Visual Culture

Photographic Memories

The role of photographs in the formation of public memories.
Kroes, Rob; Donald E. Pease, fwd.


Film, TV, Visual Culture

Physical Evidence

The first collection from this distinguished American movie critic
Jones, Kent


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Gender Studies

Sex and the Slayer

An introduction to gender studies through one of TV’s most popular shows.
Jowett, Lorna


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Popular Culture

Silent Stars

An eminent film historian illuminates the stars of silent film.
Basinger, Jeanine


Film, TV, Visual Culture

Soul Searching

An engrossing look at black-themed films in pre-blaxploitation Hollywood
Sieving, Christopher


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Asian Studies

The South Korean Film Renaissance

How a homegrown cinema took on Hollywood and dazzled Cannes
Choi, Jinhee


Film, TV, Visual Culture

A Splurch in the Kisser

A detailed and hilarious look at the art and life of a legendary Hollywood filmmaker
Wasson, Sam


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Popular Culture

Stardust Monuments

Hollywood is placeless, timeless, and iconic, a key fabricator and forger of American cultural myths and stories. How, then, will the history of Hollywood be written?
Trope, Alison


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Animation

Tashlinesque

The long-overdue study of an important American filmmaker
de Seife, Ethan


Film, TV, Visual Culture / American Studies

Technologies of History

Captain Kirk fought Nazis. JFK’s assassination is a videogame touchstone. And there’s no history like “Drunk History.”
Anderson, Steve F.


Essays / Film, TV, Visual Culture

Ten Great Films

Ten essays on important 20th century films by its finest critic
Kauffmann, Stanley


Theater & Performing Arts / Film, TV, Visual Culture

The Théâtre de la Monnaie and Theatre Life in the 18th-Century Austrian Netherlands

This book offers the first extensive study of the influence of the Brussels’ Monnaie Theatre on theatrical life in the Dutch speaking part of the Austrian Netherlands
Van Oostveldt, Bram, ed.


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Visual Studies / Trauma Studie

Trauma and Visuality in Modernity

Essays exploring the role of trauma in modern art.
Saltzman, Lisa and Eric Rosenberg, editors


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Criticism

Travels in Intermediality

The cooperation and collaboration between media, art forms, and cultural studies
Herzogenrath, Bernd, ed.


Art History / Film, TV, Visual Culture / Cultural Studies

Visual Culture

Fifteen key art historians and cultural critics redefine the scope and concerns of scholarship on visual culture—a history of representation seen as something different from a history of art.
Bryson, Norman, Michael Ann Holly, and Keith Moxey, eds.


Science-General / Visual Culture

Visual Cultures of Science

A new collection explores the complex role of visual representation in science.
Pauwels, Luc, editor


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Women's Studies / Cultural Studies

Watching Daytime Soap Operas

An engaging, in-depth look at the myriad pleasures of the soap opera fan.
Spence, Louise


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Animation

When Magoo Flew

The story of the renegade artists who brought modern art to the world of animation
Abraham, Adam


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Women's Studies / Popular Culture

A Woman’s View

A lively portrayal of Hollywood's contradictory message of conformity and riotous freedom in films about women's lives and loves.
Basinger, Jeanine


Jewish Studies / Film, TV, Visual Culture

Woody on Rye

A critical assessment of Jewishness in Woody Allen’s films and plays
Brook, Vincent, and Marat Grinberg, editors


Film, TV, Visual Culture / Cultural Studies / World War II / American Studies

The World War II Combat Film

Lively, comprehensive analysis of World War II movies.
Basinger, Jeanine


Media Studies / Film, TV, Visual Culture

Writing National Cinema

A study of Peruvian Cinema and the role of criticism in forming a national cinematic vision
Middents, Jeffrey



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