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Female Stars of British CinemaThe Women in Question

Female Stars of British Cinema: The Women in Question

Melanie Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405638
eISBN:
9781474434843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405638.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film stars are often seen as a predominantly Hollywood creation but this book explores how British cinema developed its own culture of stardom, and how its female stars have been prized by audiences ... More

Vampires, Race, and Transnational Hollywoods

Vampires, Race, and Transnational Hollywoods

Dale Hudson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474423083
eISBN:
9781474434768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423083.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book proposes that vampire films and series constitute a different way of understanding Hollywood and the United States. It explores the movement of transnational Hollywood’s representations of ... More

Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity

Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity

Victoria L. Evans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409391
eISBN:
9781474434737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409391.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first truly interdisciplinary analysis to link Douglas Sirk’s striking visual aesthetic to key movements in twentieth century art and architecture, this book reveals how the exaggerated artifice ... More

Speaking in SubtitlesRevaluing Screen Translation

Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Tessa Dwyer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

With over 6000 languages in the world today, media speak is far from universal, yet the complexities of translation are rarely acknowledged by the industry, or by audiences and scholars. Redressing ... More

The Cinema of Ozu YasujiroHistories of the Everyday

The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro: Histories of the Everyday

Woojeong Joo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696321
eISBN:
9781474434775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696321.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Bringing three key issues - Ozu, everyday life and the modern Japanese history - into a unified discussion, The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro re-examines the renowned film director Ozu Yasujiro and his ... More

Troubled EverydayThe Aesthetics of Violence and the Everyday in European Art Cinema

Troubled Everyday: The Aesthetics of Violence and the Everyday in European Art Cinema

Alison Taylor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415224
eISBN:
9781474434829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415224.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Extreme violence in contemporary European art cinema is generally interpreted for its affective potential, but what about the significance of the everyday that so often frames and forms the majority ... More

Spanish Erotic Cinema

Spanish Erotic Cinema

Santiago Fouz-Hernandez (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400473
eISBN:
9781474434744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400473.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book covers a significant part of the history of Spanish film, from the 1920s until the present day. Starting with a study of the kiss in silent films, the volume explores homoerotic narratives ... More

Transnational Film Remakes

Transnational Film Remakes

Iain Robert Smith and Constantine Verevis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film remakes are often dismissed within critical discourse as unoriginal, derivative and inferior to their source texts, yet this mode of critique takes on additional layers of meaning when films are ... More

Negotiating DissidenceThe Pioneering Women of Arab Documentary

Negotiating Dissidence: The Pioneering Women of Arab Documentary

Stefanie Van de Peer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696062
eISBN:
9781474434836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696062.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In spite of harsh censorship, conservative morals and a lack of investment, women documentarists in the Arab world have found ways to subtly negotiate dissidence in their films, something that is ... More

Eclipsed CinemaThe Film Culture of Colonial Korea

Eclipsed Cinema: The Film Culture of Colonial Korea

Dong Hoon Kim

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474421805
eISBN:
9781474434782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421805.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this ground-breaking investigation into the seldom-studied film culture of colonial Korea (1910-1945), Dong Hoon Kim brings new perspectives to the associations between colonialism, modernity, ... More

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