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The Age of New WavesArt Cinema and the Staging of Globalization

The Age of New Waves: Art Cinema and the Staging of Globalization

James Tweedie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199858286
eISBN:
9780199367665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858286.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Age of New Waves examines the origins of the concept of the “new wave” in 1950s France and the proliferation of new waves in world cinema over the past three decades. The book ... More

Alive StillNell Blaine, American Painter

Alive Still: Nell Blaine, American Painter

Cathy Curtis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190908812
eISBN:
9780190908843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908812.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In 1942, at age twenty, after a vision-impaired and rebellious childhood in Richmond, Virginia, Nell Blaine decamped for New York. Operations had corrected her eyesight, and she was newly aware of ... More

America Is ElsewhereThe Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture

America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture

Erik Dussere

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969913
eISBN:
9780199369027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969913.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The book conceives the literary and cinematic category of “noir” as a way of understanding the defining conflict between authenticity and consumer culture in post–World War II America. It analyzes ... More

Animating the Science Fiction Imagination

Animating the Science Fiction Imagination

J.P. Telotte

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190695262
eISBN:
9780190695309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695262.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Before flying saucers, robot monsters, and alien menaces invaded the movies of the 1950s, there was already a significant body of animated science fiction, produced by such studios as Disney, the ... More

The Archpoet and Medieval Culture

The Archpoet and Medieval Culture

Peter Godman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198719229
eISBN:
9780191788499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719229.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Early and Medieval Literature

This book is about one of the most famous and least understood authors of the Latin Middle Ages. We know him by the pseudonym of Archpoet. Setting his world and his works in their historical ... More

Beyond the White NegroEmpathy and Anti-Racist Reading

Beyond the White Negro: Empathy and Anti-Racist Reading

Kimberly Chabot Davis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038433
eISBN:
9780252096310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038433.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Critics often characterize white consumption of African American culture as a form of theft that echoes the fantasies of 1950s-era bohemians, or “White Negroes,” who romanticized black culture as ... More

Bipolar IdentityRegion, Nation and the Kannada Language Film

Bipolar Identity: Region, Nation and the Kannada Language Film

M.K. Raghavendra

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071587
eISBN:
9780199080793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071587.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The first comprehensive inquiry into the origin and growth of regional language cinema in India, this book traces the development of Kannada cinema from the 1940s to the new millennium. Focusing on ... More

Black MilkImagining Slavery in the Visual Cultures of Brazil and America

Black Milk: Imagining Slavery in the Visual Cultures of Brazil and America

Marcus Wood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199274574
eISBN:
9780191741784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274574.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book provides an in-depth analysis of the visual archives that effloresced around slavery in Brazil and North America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In its latter stages, the book ... More

British Youth TelevisionCynicism and Enchantment

British Youth Television: Cynicism and Enchantment

Karen Lury

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159704
eISBN:
9780191673689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159704.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book examines the phenomenon of ‘yoof’ television programmes such as Network 7, The Word, The Big Breakfast, Snub TV, and Gamesmaster. Between 1987 and 1995 these and other related programmes ... More

By Accident or DesignWriting the Victorian Metropolis

By Accident or Design: Writing the Victorian Metropolis

Paul Fyfe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198732334
eISBN:
9780191796678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732334.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

‘On the banks of the Thames it is a tremendous chapter of accidents.’ As Henry James surveys London in 1888, he sums up what had fascinated urban observers for a century: the random and even ... More

Camera WorksPhotography and the Twentieth-Century Word

Camera Works: Photography and the Twentieth-Century Word

Michael North

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173567
eISBN:
9780199787906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173567.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book discusses the impact of mechanical recording on modern art and literature. Recording media, including photography and film, seemed to offer entirely new means of representation, neither ... More

Celebrating BirdThe Triumph of Charlie Parker

Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker

Gary Giddins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690411
eISBN:
9781452949536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690411.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Within days of Charlie “Bird” Parker’s death at the age of thirty-four, a scrawled legend began appearing on walls around New York City: Bird Lives. Gone was one of the most outstanding jazz ... More

Character and Person

Character and Person

John Frow

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198704515
eISBN:
9780191775239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704515.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Fictional character is an ontologically ambivalent category—at once a formal construct and a quasi-person—which lies at the heart of the life of textual fictions of all kinds. The book explores that ... More

The Cinema of Poetry

The Cinema of Poetry

P. Adams Sitney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199337026
eISBN:
9780199370405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337026.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Poetry

This book considers the overlap between cinema and poetry and examines the key theorists and filmmakers who first brought expression to the “cine-poem.” The first half of the book begins with Pier ... More

CinepoetryImaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Christophe Wall-Romana

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

How have poets writing in French reacted and adapted to cinema? This book answers with original analyses of over a century of remediation experiments among poets ranging from Mallarmé to Alferi, ... More

Closed CircuitsScreening Narrative Surveillance

Closed Circuits: Screening Narrative Surveillance

Garrett Stewart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226201214
eISBN:
9780226201351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201351.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Long before the 2013 NSA scandal about electronic surveillance, narrative cinema had become a weathervane of social phobias in regard to national security, drawing on a long history of surveillance ... More

Coastal WorksCultures of the Atlantic Edge

Coastal Works: Cultures of the Atlantic Edge

Nicholas Allen, Nick Groom, and Jos Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198795155
eISBN:
9780191836503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795155.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In all the complex cultural history of the islands of Britain and Ireland, the idea of the coast as a significant representative space is critical. For many artists, coastal space has figured as a ... More

Cold War FriendshipsKorea, Vietnam, and Asian American Literature

Cold War Friendships: Korea, Vietnam, and Asian American Literature

Josphine Nock-Hee Park

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190257668
eISBN:
9780190257699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257668.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Cold War Friendships explores the plight of the Asian ally of the American wars in Korea and Vietnam. Enlisted into proxy warfare, this figure is not a friend, but a “friendly,” a wartime convenience ... More

ConjugationsMarriage and Form in New Bollywood Cinema

Conjugations: Marriage and Form in New Bollywood Cinema

Sangita Gopal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226304250
eISBN:
9780226304274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304274.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Bollywood movies have been long known for their colorful song-and-dance numbers and knack for combining drama, comedy, action-adventure, and music. But when India entered the global marketplace in ... More

Consuming YouthVampires, Cyborgs, and the Culture of Consumption

Consuming Youth: Vampires, Cyborgs, and the Culture of Consumption

Robert Latham

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226468914
eISBN:
9780226467023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226467023.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

From the novels of Anne Rice to The Lost Boys, from The Terminator to cyberpunk science fiction, vampires and cyborgs have become strikingly visible figures within American popular culture, ... More

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