Performing Racial Uplift

Juanita Karpf

A groundbreaking rediscovery of a classically trained innovator and powerful teacher who set milestones for African American singers and musicians

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781496836687
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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The Sonic Swagger of Elvis Presley

Gary Parker

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476684314
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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Welcome to Elm Street

Wayne Byrne

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476684529
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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Live Forever

Courtney S. Lennon

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781623499549
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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The American Girl Goes to War

Liz Clarke

The American Girl Goes to War demonstrates the predominance of heroic female characters in in early narrative films about war. American Girls were filled with the military spirit of their forefathers and became one of the major ways that American women’s changing political involvement, independence, and active natures were contained by and subsumed into pre-existing American ideologies.  

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781978810150
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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Star Decades Complete 11 Volume Set

Adrienne L. McLean

The Star Decades: American Culture/American Cinema series is now available as an eleven volume set: Movie Stars from the 1910s to the 2010s. Each volume presents original essays that analyze the movie star against the background of American cultural history. As icon, as mediated personality, and as object of audience fascination and desire, the Hollywood star remains the model for celebrity in modern culture, representing a combination of achievement, talent, ability, luck, authenticity, superficiality, and even ordinariness.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781978830264
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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Rooted Jazz Dance

Lindsay Guarino

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780813069111
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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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: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780813596891
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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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: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781978808874
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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Corazón Abierto

Kathleen A. Hudson

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781623499020
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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The Nature of Lake Tahoe

Peter Goin

Preserving this rich history through an extensive collection of archival images, Peter Goin presents a photographic history of the Tahoe Basin over a hundred-year period in The Nature of Lake Tahoe.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780826359360
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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Faith Horror

LMK Sheppard

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476681610
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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The Visual Arts in Washington, D.C.

Brett L. Abrams

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476687025
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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Stellar Transformations

Steven Rybin

Stellar Transformations: Movie Stars of the 2010s explores stardom, performance, and their cultural contexts in ways that remind us of the alluring magic of stars while also bringing to the fore the changing ways in which viewers engaged with them during the last decade. Stellar Transformations looks at the roles stars played in the complex and turbulent decade of the 2010s, and in doing so will offer useful case studies for scholars and students engaged in the study of stardom, celebrity, and performance in cinema.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781978818323
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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Internal Logic

Maggie Taylor

  • Imprint: Moth House Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780999532522
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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Feeling the Future at Christian End Time Performances

Jill C. Stevenson

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780472132850
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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Curating the American Past

Pete Daniel

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781682261972
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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The Genius of Bob's Burgers

Margaret France

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476669373
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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Re-Entering the Dollhouse

Heather M. Porter

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476679907
  • Publication Date: Jan 2022
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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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