Media Studies Book Sale: Film

Virtual presence for attendees and those interested in the 2022 annual meeting of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Books on sale, special selection: Film studies.

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The Horror of Police The Horror of Police Travis Linnemann 2022 Spring
Unmasks the horrors of a social order reproduced and maintained by the violence of police
Dark Scenes from Damaged Earth: The Gothic Anthropocene Dark Scenes from Damaged Earth The Gothic Anthropocene Justin D. Edwards, Rune Graulund and Johan Höglund, Editors 2022 Spring
An urgent volume of essays engages the Gothic to advance important perspectives on our geological era
Anime's Identity: Performativity and Form beyond Japan Anime's Identity Performativity and Form beyond Japan 2021 Fall
A formal approach to anime rethinks globalization and transnationality under neoliberalism
The Rhythm of Images: Cinema beyond Measure The Rhythm of Images Cinema beyond Measure Domietta Torlasco 2021 Spring
A rigorous and imaginative inquiry into rhythm’s vital importance for film and the moving image
Arrested Welcome: Hospitality in Contemporary Art Arrested Welcome Hospitality in Contemporary Art Irina Aristarkhova 2020 Spring
Interpreting the meaning of hospitality in an unwelcoming political moment
Clocking Out: The Machinery of Life in 1960s Italian Cinema Clocking Out The Machinery of Life in 1960s Italian Cinema Karen Pinkus 2020 Spring
An original reflection on Italy’s postwar boom considers potentials for resistance in today’s neoliberal (dis)order
Postcinematic Vision: The Coevolution of Moving-Image Media and the Spectator Postcinematic Vision The Coevolution of Moving-Image Media and the Spectator Roger F. Cook 2020 Spring
A study of how film has continually intervened in our sense of perception, with far-ranging insights into the current state of lived experience
Furious Feminisms: Alternate Routes on Mad Max: Fury Road Furious Feminisms Alternate Routes on Mad Max: Fury Road Alexis L. Boylan, Anna Mae Duane, Michael Gill and Barbara Gurr 2020 Spring
A provocative peek into this complicated film as a space for subversion, activism, and imaginative power
Scenarios III: Stroszek; Nosferatu, Phantom of the Night; Where the Green Ants Dream; Cobra Verde Scenarios III Stroszek; Nosferatu, Phantom of the Night; Where the Green Ants Dream; Cobra Verde Werner Herzog 2019 Fall
For the first time in English, and in his signature prose poetry, the film scripts of four of Werner Herzog’s early works
The Eloquent Screen: A Rhetoric of Film The Eloquent Screen A Rhetoric of Film Gilberto Perez 2019 Spring
A lifetime of cinematic writing culminates in this breathtaking statement on film’s unique ability to move us
Star Wars after Lucas: A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy Star Wars after Lucas A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy Dan Golding 2019 Spring
Politics, craft, and cultural nostalgia in the remaking of Star Wars for a new age
Bad Film Histories: Ethnography and the Early Archive Bad Film Histories Ethnography and the Early Archive Katherine Groo 2019 Spring
A daring, deep investigation into ethnographic cinema that challenges standard ways of writing film history and breaks important new ground in understanding archives
Scenarios II: Signs of Life; Even Dwarfs Started Small; Fata Morgana; Heart of Glass Scenarios II Signs of Life; Even Dwarfs Started Small; Fata Morgana; Heart of Glass Werner Herzog 2018 Fall
The second in a series: the master filmmaker’s prose scenarios for four of his notable films
Interpreting Anime Interpreting Anime Christopher Bolton 2018 Spring
For students, fans, and scholars alike, this wide-ranging primer on anime employs a panoply of critical approaches
Movement, Action, Image, Montage: Sergei Eisenstein and the Cinema in Crisis Movement, Action, Image, Montage Sergei Eisenstein and the Cinema in Crisis Luka Arsenjuk 2018 Spring
A major new study of Sergei Eisenstein delivers fresh, in-depth analyses of the iconic filmmaker’s body of work
Spectacle of Property: The House in American Film Spectacle of Property The House in American Film John David Rhodes 2017 Fall
A fascinating and unprecedented look at our relationship with the house in cinema
Lewd Looks: American Sexploitation Cinema in the 1960s Lewd Looks American Sexploitation Cinema in the 1960s Elena Gorfinkel 2017 Fall
The untold story of the American sexploitation film—a major development in screen sex in the decade before “porno chic”
Scenarios: Aguirre, the Wrath of God; Every Man for Himself and God Against All; Land of Silence and Darkness; Fitzcarraldo Scenarios Aguirre, the Wrath of God; Every Man for Himself and God Against All; Land of Silence and Darkness; Fitzcarraldo Werner Herzog 2017 Fall
The first in a series: Urtexts of the quintessential early films of Werner Herzog
Bodies in Suspense: Time and Affect in Cinema Bodies in Suspense Time and Affect in Cinema Alanna Thain 2017 Spring
How can cinema make us live time?
Film as Philosophy Film as Philosophy Bernd Herzogenrath, Editor 2017 Spring
Film studies meets philosophy as never before
Cinema’s Bodily Illusions: Flying, Floating, and Hallucinating Cinema’s Bodily Illusions Flying, Floating, and Hallucinating Scott C. Richmond 2016 Fall
On the history and theory of perceptual illusions in cinema
Our Own Image: A Story of a Māori Filmmaker Our Own Image A Story of a Māori Filmmaker Barry Barclay 2015 Fall
An insightful look at the introduction of Fourth Cinema into the mainstream
Fiery Cinema: The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915–1945 Fiery Cinema The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915–1945 Weihong Bao 2015 Spring
Examines media spectatorship and affect through the unique case of modern China
Cinema Approaching Reality: Locating Chinese Film Theory Cinema Approaching Reality Locating Chinese Film Theory Victor Fan 2015 Spring
Examines ways in which Chinese and Euro-American film theorists conceptualize reality and cinema
The Poitier Effect: Racial Melodrama and Fantasies of Reconciliation The Poitier Effect Racial Melodrama and Fantasies of Reconciliation Sharon Willis 2015 Spring
Sidney Poitier as an icon of the civil rights era, signifying racial reconciliation without threat to the white status quo
“Night and Fog”: A Film in History “Night and Fog” A Film in History Sylvie Lindeperg 2014 Fall
A microhistory of arguably the most important documentary ever made
Coproducing Asia: Locating Japanese–Chinese Regional Film and Media Coproducing Asia Locating Japanese–Chinese Regional Film and Media Stephanie DeBoer 2014 Spring
Reframes our understanding of regional coproduction and East Asian film and media
From Light to Byte: Toward an Ethics of Digital Cinema From Light to Byte Toward an Ethics of Digital Cinema Markos Hadjioannou 2012 Fall
Explores the question of technological change in cinema
Brutal Vision: The Neorealist Body in Postwar Italian Cinema Brutal Vision The Neorealist Body in Postwar Italian Cinema Karl Schoonover 2012 Spring
How spectacular visions of physical suffering in post–World War II Italian neorealist films redefined moviegoing as a form of political action
Neither God nor Master: Robert Bresson and Radical Politics Neither God nor Master Robert Bresson and Radical Politics Brian Price 2011 Spring
A major rethinking of Robert Bresson, establishing him as a radical, political artist
The Quay Brothers: Into a Metaphysical Playroom The Quay Brothers Into a Metaphysical Playroom Suzanne Buchan 2010 Fall
The complex, special power of the Quay Brothers’ puppet animation poetics
Electric Animal: Toward a Rhetoric of Wildlife Electric Animal Toward a Rhetoric of Wildlife Akira Mizuta Lippit 2008 Fall
A fascinating exploration of the symbolic place animals hold within our culture.
Film Nation: Hollywood Looks at U.S. History, Revised Edition Film Nation Hollywood Looks at U.S. History, Revised Edition Robert Burgoyne 2010 Spring
Explores contemporary American films that challenge official history.
All about Almodóvar: A Passion for Cinema All about Almodóvar A Passion for Cinema Brad Epps and Despina Kakoudaki, Editors 2009 Spring
New critical perspectives on the filmmaker behind All About My Mother, Talk to Her, and Volver
Stupendous, Miserable City: Pasolini’s Rome Stupendous, Miserable City Pasolini’s Rome John David Rhodes 2007 Spring
An Italian film radical shown in rich context for the first time
Cartographic Cinema Cartographic Cinema Tom Conley 2006 Fall
Brings the theory of mapmaking to bear on the study of cinema
Atomic Light (Shadow Optics) Atomic Light (Shadow Optics) Akira Mizuta Lippit 2005 Fall
Explores the “avisual” and its effect on the visual world
Re-takes: Postcoloniality and Foreign Film Languages Re-takes Postcoloniality and Foreign Film Languages John Mowitt 2005 Spring
A sustained theoretical reevaluation of “film languages,” both visual and verbal
Connected, or What It Means to Live in the Network Society Connected, or What It Means to Live in the Network Society Steven Shaviro 2003 Fall
One of our most exciting thinkers explores the look and feel of our cultural moment
Ciné-Ethnography Ciné-Ethnography Jean Rouch Steven Feld, Editor 2003 Spring
Documenting the influential career of the legendary French documentary filmmaker
Cinema 2: The Time-Image Cinema 2 The Time-Image Gilles Deleuze 1989 Fall
Brings to completion Deleuze’s work on the implications of the cinematographic image. In Cinema 2, Deleuze explains why, since World War II, time has come to dominate film. Among the filmmakers discussed are Rossellini, Fellini, Godard, Resnais, Pasolini, and many others.
Cinema 1: The Movement-Image Cinema 1 The Movement-Image Gilles Deleuze 1986 Fall
A revolutionary work in philosophy and a book about cinema that identifies three principal types of image-movement using examples from the work of a diverse group of filmmakers including Griffith, Eisenstein, Cassavetes, and Altman.

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