Mary Tomsic, “Beyond the Silver Screen: A History of Women, Filmmaking and Film Culture in Australia, 1920-1990” (Milbourne UP, 2017)
In her new book, Beyond the Silver Screen: A History of Women, Filmmaking and Film Culture in Australia, 1920-1990 (Melbourne University Publishing, 2017), Mary Tomsic, an ARC Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Melbourne, explores the… Read More
Matthew S. Rindge, “Profane Parables: Film and the American Dream” (Baylor UP, 2016)
Material success and prosperity are the aspirational goal for many Americans. The myth of meritocracy embedded in this national ethos has made this dream a civil religion. In Profane Parables: Film and the American Dream (Baylor University Press,… Read More
Joel Dinerstein, “The Origins of Cool in Postwar America” (U. Chicago Press, 2017)
In his new book, The Origins of Cool in Postwar America (University of Chicago Press, 2017), Cultural Studies scholar Joel Dinerstein explores the cultural history of cool and the codes that defined the style and attitude of… Read More
Stephen Pimpare, “Ghettos, Tramps, and Welfare Queens: Down and Out on the Silver Screen” (Oxford UP, 2017)
In Stephen Pimpare‘s new book, Ghettos, Tramps, and Welfare Queens: Down and Out on the Silver Screen (Oxford University Press, 2017), the reader is encouraged to think about how we portray poverty and people in poverty in… Read More
Noel Brown, “The Children’s Film: Genre, Nation and Narrative” (Wallflower Press, 2017)
Noel Brown is a film and television scholar at Liverpool Hope University. His research has focused on Hollywood and British cinema (classical and contemporary), family entertainment, children’s culture and animation. His first three books were published by I.B. Tauris and… Read More
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