Institutional Theatrics

Brandon Woolf

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, political and economic agendas in the reunified German capital have worked to dismantle the state-subsidized stage. Institutional Theatrics charts the ways artists have reimagined the theater in response to these crises.  

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780810143555
  • Publication Date: Jun 2021
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Senegalese Stagecraft

Brian Valente-Quinn

Senegalese Stagecraft explores the theatrical stage in Senegal as a site of poetic expression, political activism, and community engagement. This book addresses a gap in scholarship about performance, theater, and popular culture in Senegal and West Africa.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780810143654
  • Publication Date: Jul 2021
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Haunted Homes

Dahlia Schweitzer

Exploring a crucial yet critically underappreciated trope of horror—the haunted house—Haunted Homes illuminates the ways in which it has come to signify the anxieties, traumas, and terrors of suburban American life.  Surprisingly comprehensive and eminently readable, this slim volume establishes beyond a doubt that in movies and television series from The Conjuring to The Haunting of Hill House, “home is where the horror is.”    

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781978807730
  • Publication Date: Jun 2021
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Looks Like Rain

Brian T. Atkinson

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781623499266
  • Publication Date: Jun 2021
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Chick TV

Yael Levy

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780815637240
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Subjects of Affection

Anna Rosensweig

This book reappraises early modern French tragedy to provide a corrective to accounts of human rights that begin with the French Revolution. The study explores previously unrecognized models for collective action that emerge during the sixteenth century religious wars.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780810144460
  • Publication Date: Dec 2021
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Listening to the Lomax Archive

Jonathan W. Stone

Exploring the rhetoric and cultural significance of African American folk music during the Great Depression

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780472038558
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Record Cultures

Kyle Barnett

Tracing the cultural, technological, and economic shifts that shaped the transformation of the recording industry

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780472038770
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Sampling and Remixing Blackness in Hip-hop Theater and Performance

Nicole Hodges Persley

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780472075119
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Superheroes, Movies, and the State

Tricia Jenkins

A highly original exploration of how the government-entertainment complex has influenced the world's most popular movie genre--superhero films. This book documents the critical role the Department of Defense, NASA, the Science and Entertainment Exchange and, to a lesser extent, the FBI and the CIA play in shaping characters, stories, and even the ideas behind the hottest entertainment products.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780700632763
  • Publication Date: Dec 2021
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An OutKast Reader

Regina Bradley

  • Imprint: University of Georgia Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780820360157
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Sound of the Border

Sunhee Koo

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780824888275
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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The Baseball Film

Aaron Baker

Covering everything from Bull Durham (1988) to The Bad News Bears (1976) this book examines how baseball-themed films and TV series depict the game, its players, fans, and place in American society. It considers works that nostalgically lionize white male heroes alongside films and television that dramatize the contributions of female and BIPOC players.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780813596884
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Fredric Jameson and Film Theory

Jeremi Szaniawski

A radical new intervention into film studies and Marxist cultural studies, this book considers the contributions of Fredric Jameson to film Studies, and finds scholars applying, questioning, and developing his ideas in a wide-ranging collection of case studies from around the globe.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781978808867
  • Publication Date: Dec 2021
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Standby

Joshua Langman

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780809338443
  • Publication Date: Dec 2021
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The Savvy Sphinx

Robert Dance

The in-depth and revealing story of how one of the world's most famous actors rose to stardom and then walked away from Hollywood

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781496833280
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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The Films of Fred Schepisi

Brian McFarlane

A thorough treatment of the Australian director's methods, output, and brilliant global arc

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781496835307
  • Publication Date: Dec 2021
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Black Panther

Terence McSweeney

The first in-depth study of one of Marvel’s most successful and culturally impactful films

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781496836083
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Deconstructing Will Smith

Willie Tolliver

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476675695
  • Publication Date: Dec 2021
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Eliseo Subiela in Life and Cinema

Nancy J. Membrez

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476676845
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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