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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

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

Divine ProgrammingNegotiating Christianity in American Dramatic Television Production 1996-2016

Divine Programming: Negotiating Christianity in American Dramatic Television Production 1996-2016

Charlotte E. Howell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190054373
eISBN:
9780190054410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054373.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Divine Programming chronicles how the Hollywood television industry negotiated Christianity’s middle-American associations as attention to elite audiences increased from 1996 to 2016. From Touched by ... More

Fade In, CrossroadsA History of the Southern Cinema

Fade In, Crossroads: A History of the Southern Cinema

Robert Jackson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190660178
eISBN:
9780190660215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660178.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Fade In, Crossroads is a history of the relations between southerners and motion pictures from the silent era to midcentury. In providing a narrative of the South’s contributions to the film medium ... More

Modernism and the MuseumAsian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book proposes an entirely new way of looking at the evolution of Modernist art and literature in the West. It shows that existing surveys of Modernism tend to treat the early stages of the ... More

Movies, Modernism, and the Science Fiction Pulps

Movies, Modernism, and the Science Fiction Pulps

J. P. Telotte

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190949655
eISBN:
9780190949693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949655.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book considers the impact that the new art of film had on the development of the emerging science fiction (SF) genre during the pre- and early post-World War II era, during the time that the ... More

The Moving EyeFilm, Television, Architecture, Visual Art and the Modern

The Moving Eye: Film, Television, Architecture, Visual Art and the Modern

Edward Dimendberg (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190218430
eISBN:
9780190218461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190218430.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Once the province of film and media scholars, today the moving image concerns historians of art and architecture and designers of everything from websites to cities. As museums and galleries devote ... More

Real Sex FilmsThe New Intimacy and Risk in Cinema

Real Sex Films: The New Intimacy and Risk in Cinema

John Tulloch and Belinda Middleweek

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190244606
eISBN:
9780190244644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244606.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Within the domain of film studies, the recent surge in films depicting graphic and high-impact sex and sexualized violence has been variously classified under the terms transgressive, brutal, ... More

Rock 'N' FilmCinema's Dance With Popular Music

Rock 'N' Film: Cinema's Dance With Popular Music

David E. James

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199387595
eISBN:
9780199387632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387595.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In the mid-1950s, rock ’n’ roll amalgamated earlier black and white working-class musical traditions to displace the Great American Songbook’s hegemony over Anglophone popular music. At the same ... More

The Wireless PastAnglo-Irish Writers and the BBC, 1931-1968

The Wireless Past: Anglo-Irish Writers and the BBC, 1931-1968

Emily C. Bloom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198749615
eISBN:
9780191813979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749615.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Wireless Past chronicles the emergence of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as a significant promotional platform and aesthetic influence for Irish modernism from the 1930s to the 1960s. ... More

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