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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

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

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

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

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

Culture in CamouflageWar, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Patrick Deer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239887
eISBN:
9780191716782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239887.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book remaps the history of British war culture by insisting on the centrality and importance of the literature of the Second World War. Offering an account of the emergence of modern war ... More

Culture, Northern Ireland, and the Second World War

Culture, Northern Ireland, and the Second World War

Guy Woodward

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198716853
eISBN:
9780191787218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716853.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book explores the impact of the Second World War on literature and culture in Northern Ireland between 1939 and 1970. It argues that the war, as a unique interregnum in the history of Northern ... More

Deciding What We WatchTaste, Decency and Media Ethics in the UK and the USA

Deciding What We Watch: Taste, Decency and Media Ethics in the UK and the USA

Colin Shaw

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159377
eISBN:
9780191673603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159377.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The recent history of broadcasting on both sides of the Atlantic, characterised by a great increase in the number of services on offer to the public, has been brought about by technological advances ... More

The Decline and Fall of Public Service Broadcasting

The Decline and Fall of Public Service Broadcasting

Michael Tracey

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159254
eISBN:
9780191673573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159254.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Public broadcasting was the single most important social, cultural, and journalistic institution of the twentieth century. In the 15 years preceding the publication of this book, it had been ... More

The Desiring-ImageGilles Deleuze and Contemporary Queer Cinema

The Desiring-Image: Gilles Deleuze and Contemporary Queer Cinema

Nick Davis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199993161
eISBN:
9780199346387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993161.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book argues for a new, Deleuzian model of queer cinema as it emerged in the wake of AIDS. This model moves away from identity-based or politically fixed definitions of queerness, arguing instead ... More

Devices of CuriosityEarly Cinema and Popular Science

Devices of Curiosity: Early Cinema and Popular Science

Oliver Gaycken

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199860685
eISBN:
9780190235987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860685.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book excavates a largely unknown genre of early cinema, the popular-science film. Primarily a work of cinema history, it also draws on the insights of the history of science. Beginning around ... More

Dickens and Mass Culture

Dickens and Mass Culture

Juliet John

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199257928
eISBN:
9780191594854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257928.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

That the idea of Dickens and the adjective ‘Dickensian’ continue to have a cultural resonance which extends beyond the book‐buying public almost two centuries after Dickens's birth is testimony to ... More

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