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Introduction: Theorising Colour and Ambivalence

Paul Coates

Paul Coates is Professor in the Film Studies Department of the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is the author of The Story of the Lost Reflection (1985), The Gorgon's Gaze: German Cinema, Expressionism and the Image of Horror (1991) and Cinema, Religion and the Romantic Legacy (2003). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema and Colour : The Saturated Image

British Film Institute, 2010

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...Liberation and Ambivalence: Giotto’s Joy, Munch’s Depression Moments of liberation are ambiguous, even before the revolution begins to consume its children: divesting objects of the contexts that first lent them meaning cannot dispel...

Scientific Criticism: Evolutionary Theory

Michael Ryan

Dr Sean Michael Ryan is a Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Heythrop College, University of London Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa Lenos

Melissa Lenos is Assistant Professor of English, Donnelly College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Film Analysis : Technique and Meaning in Narrative Film

Continuum, 2012

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...The human species is millions of years old. Our culture, however, our ability to do things like make meaningful marks on a page, is only about 40,000 years old. The kind of non-violent civilization regulated by laws that you take...

Transnational Film Studies

Dina Iordanova

Dina Iordanova is the author of Cinema of Flames (2001) and co-editor of The BFI Companion to Eastern European and Russian Cinema (2000). She teaches in communication at the University of Leicester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

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...Transnational film studies approaches the cycle of film production, dissemination and reception as a dynamic process that transcends national borders and reflects the mobility of human existence in the global age; it explores the narrative...

Objective Representation

Janna Houwen

Janna Houwen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Video Intermediality : The Question of Medium Specificity in Contemporary Moving Images

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In many respects, this part hinges on the idea of “soft determination” I discussed in Part III. Without overlooking the reciprocity between a medium’s physical base and the human subjects who apply and shape this base, I will focus...

Assimilating Aliens: Imagining National Identity in Oskar Panizza’s Operated Goy

Alien Imaginations : Science Fiction and Tales of Transnationalism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Around 1900, debates about German national identity were intimately related to the question of Jewish assimilation. This essay presents two literary grotesques—one written by a Jewish author in response to another by a non-Jewish...

The Representation of Blacks in Italian Westerns

Lee Broughton

Dr Lee Broughton is a Visiting Lecturer in Film and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds’ School of Media and Communication, UK. Broughton is the author of The Euro-Western: Reframing Gender, Race and the ‘Other’ in Film (2016) and the editor of Critical Perspectives on the Western: From A Fistful of Dollars to Django Unchained (2016) and in many edited collections and academic journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Euro-Western : Reframing Gender, Race and The ‘Other’ in Film

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...While Italian filmmakers made a significant number of Westerns that featured major black characters during the 1970s – key examples include Chuck Moll (Ciakmull – L’umo della vendetta, Enzo Barboni, 1970), Trinity and Sartana are Coming...

In My Country

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Conclusions

Faber & Faber Ltd, 2020

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...My friend Bob Chartoff knew of my interest in South Africa and the struggle against apartheid. He sent me a script based on a book by Antjie Krog, the Afrikaans poet. It concerned her experiences as a journalist covering the Truth...

A Critical Theorization of Fatness

Barbara Plotz

Barbara Plotz is Associate Lecturer at London College of Communication and she also teaches in the Department of Film Studies at King’s College London, UK. She is a film scholar working at the intersection of film and cultural studies, with a focus on representation, gender, the body, and genre – specifically horror cinema. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fat on Film : Gender, Race and Body Size in Contemporary Hollywood Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Fat Studies has a sustained interest in analysing the origins and roots of modern-day fatphobia and linking those with present-day constructs and discourses of fatness. One development that in a historical perspective is seen as decisive...

Western Attitudes to China and the Chinese

Jeffrey Richards

Jeffrey Richards is Professor of Cultural History, Lancaster University. His many publications in cinema & its history include The Age of the Dream Palace: Cinema & Society in Britain, 1930-39, Best of British: Cinema and Society, 1930-1970, the British Film Guide to A Night to Remember (all I.B. Tauris), and Mass Observation at the Movies. He is the General Editor of Tauris’ Cinema and Society Series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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China and the Chinese in Popular Film : From Fu Manchu to Charlie Chan

I.B. Tauris, 2017

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...The oldest and most enduring image of China and the Chinese in the West is of numberless yellow hordes swarming out of the East to engulf Western civilisation. This constituted a folk memory and derived directly from the eruption...

Introduction

Barbara Plotz

Barbara Plotz is Associate Lecturer at London College of Communication and she also teaches in the Department of Film Studies at King’s College London, UK. She is a film scholar working at the intersection of film and cultural studies, with a focus on representation, gender, the body, and genre – specifically horror cinema. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fat on Film : Gender, Race and Body Size in Contemporary Hollywood Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...This book investigates the representation of fatness in contemporary, popular American cinema and puts special focus on the ways fatness intersects with gender and race. As is probably the case with most first books, this topic has been...