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The Auditory SettingEnvironmental Sounds in Film and Media Arts

The Auditory Setting: Environmental Sounds in Film and Media Arts

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474474382
eISBN:
9781399501668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474474382.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Auditory Setting introduces and investigates how narrative and a sense of place are constructed in film and media arts through the reproduction and mediation of site-specific environmental ... More

Cinema and Soft PowerConfiguring the National and Transnational in Geo-politics

Cinema and Soft Power: Configuring the National and Transnational in Geo-politics

Stephanie Dennison and Rachel Dwyer (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474456272
eISBN:
9781399501569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456272.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The apparent shift in power relations between the developed and developing world, along with the increasing emphasis that national and transnational organisations place on the role of soft power in ... More

Fashion on the Red CarpetA History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Fashion on the Red Carpet: A History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474461801
eISBN:
9781399501576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461801.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Academy Awards’ red-carpet is the most prominent fashion show in media culture. This book investigates the historical liaison between Hollywood and fashion institutions to describe how public ... More

Greek Weird WaveA Cinema of Biopolitics

Greek Weird Wave: A Cinema of Biopolitics

Dimitris Papanikolaou

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474436311
eISBN:
9781399501583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436311.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is the first to provide a reading of the recent ‘Weird’ or ‘New Wave’ of Greek cinema, both through the concept of biopolitics and in the context of contemporary World Cinema politics, ... More

ReFocus: The Films of Doris Wishman

ReFocus: The Films of Doris Wishman

Alicia Kozma and Finley Freibert (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474482349
eISBN:
9781399501606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482349.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This volume—the first ever devoted to director Doris Wishman—covers her vast filmography, and is inclusive of her less discussed later films, hardcore films, and nudist films. By situating Wishman ... More

ReFocus: The Films of Rakhshan Banietemad

ReFocus: The Films of Rakhshan Banietemad

Maryam Ghorbankarimi (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474477611
eISBN:
9781399501637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474477611.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Rakhshan Banietemad is one of Iran’s first female film directors. This book, the first English language study of her films and career, contains chapters by some of the most prominent scholars of ... More

Sino-EnchantmentThe Fantastic in Contemporary Chinese Cinemas

Sino-Enchantment: The Fantastic in Contemporary Chinese Cinemas

Kenneth Chan and Andrew Stuckey (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474460842
eISBN:
9781399501644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460842.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Although Chinese film audiences, including those in the PRC, Taiwan and Hong Kong, have always maintained a foundational cultural interest in the fantastic, this trend has dramatically increased over ... More

Visceral ScreensMediation and Matter in Horror Cinema

Visceral Screens: Mediation and Matter in Horror Cinema

Allan Cameron

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474419192
eISBN:
9781399501675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419192.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Horror cinema grants bodies and images a precarious hold on sense and order: from the zombie’s gory disintegration to the vampire’s absent reflection and from the shaky camerawork of ‘found footage’ ... More

Western China on ScreenAn Urban Exploration

Western China on Screen: An Urban Exploration

Hongyan Zou

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474477857
eISBN:
9781399501682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474477857.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines how films set in western China have represented cities since the 1980s by drawing on spatial theories first proposed by Henry Lefebvre and further developed in Edward Soja’s ... More

Women in Marvel Films

Women in Marvel Films

Miriam Kent

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474448826
eISBN:
9781399501699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448826.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The concept of identity in superhero narratives has become a burgeoning field in academic studies of this increasingly popular cinematic genre. Women in Marvel Films provides the first rigorous ... More

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