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This quarterly feature lists recent books published in media studies, as well as articles on film and TV published in non-media journals. Contributions are welcome - please send them to Colleen Glenn.
 
Professional Notes Editors: Colleen Glenn and Paul Flaig

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Cinema Journal

Professional Notes 57.2


 

Recent Books
(compiled by Colleen Glenn)

Alter, Nora M. The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Armes, Roy. Roots of the New Arab Film. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Atkinson, Sarah. From Film Practice to Data Process Production Aesthetics and Representational Practices of a Film Industry in Transition. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Barefoot, Guy. Trash Cinema: The Lure of the Low. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Bawden, James and Ron Miller. You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet: Interviews with Stars from Hollywood’s Golden Era. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 2017.

Betancourt, Michael. Title Sequences as Paratexts: Narrative Anticipation and Recapitulation. London: Routledge, 2017.

Blichert, Frederick. Serenity. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Bricca, Jacob. Documentary Editing: Principles & Practice. London: Routledge, 2017.

Brooks, Kinitra D. Searching for Sycorax: Black Women’s Hauntings of Contemporary Horror. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017.

Blyth, Michael. In the Mouth of Madness. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Carter, David. Inception. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Christian, Aymar Jean. Open TV: Innovation Beyond Hollywood and the Rise of Web Television. New York: New York University Press, 2018.

Cohen, Harvey G. Who’s In The Money? The Great Depression Musicals and Hollywood’s New Deal. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Das, Devaleena and Colette Morrow, eds. Unveiling Desire: Failed Women in Literature, Culture, and Films of the East. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018.

Dinnen, Zara. The Digital Banal: New Media and American Literature and Culture. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Dodson, Terence. The Film Work of Norman McLaren. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Dousteyssier-Khoze, Catherine. Claude Chabrol’s Aesthetics of Opacity. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Ellenberger, Allan R. Miriam Hopkins: Life and Films of a Hollywood Rebel. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 2018.

Fishman, Jessica M. Death Makes the News: How the Media Censor and Display the Dead. New York: New York University Press, 2017.

Fronc, Jennifer. Monitoring the Movies: The Fight over Film Censorship in Early Twentieth-Century Urban America. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017.

Gerald, Hamonic. Terrytoons: The Story of Paul Terry and his Classic Cartoon Factory. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Glickman, Nora and Ariana Huberman, eds. Evolving Images: Jewish Latin American Cinema. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017.

Goldberg, Greg. Antisocial Media: Anxious Labor in the Digital Economy. New York: New York University Press, 2018.

Grobe, Christopher. The Art of Confession: The Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV. New York: New York University Press, 2017.

Hanich, Julian. The Audience Effect on the Collective Cinema Experience. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Himberg, Julia. The New Gay for Pay: The Sexual Politics of American Television Production. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018.

Hoy, Meredith. From Point to Pixel: A Genealogy of Digital Aesthetics. Hanover: Dartmouth College Press, 2017.

Hunter, I.Q. and Jamie Sherry. Psychomania. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Insdorf, Annette. Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Jackson, Chris. After Effects for Designers: Graphic and Interactive Design in Motion. London: Routledge, 2017.

Landau, Neil. TV Writing On Demand: Creating Great Content in the Digital Era. London: Routledge, 2018.

Lori, Marco and Esther Leslie, eds. Stan Brakhage: The Realm Buster. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018.

Lucia, Cynthia and Rahul Hamid, eds. Cineaste on Film Criticism, Programming, and Preservation in the New Millennium. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017.

Lunde, Ingunn. Language on Display: Writers, Fiction, and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Martin, Michael T., David C. Wall, and Marilyn Yaquinto, eds. Race and the Revolutionary Impulse in The Spook Who Sat by the Door. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Nadel, Alan. Demographic Angst: Cultural Narratives and American Films of the 1950s. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018.

O’Brien, Adam. Film and the Natural Environment: Elements and Atmospheres. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Owens, Rebekah. Studying Shakespeare on Film. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Pennington, Rosemary and Hilary E. Kahn. On Islam: Muslims and the Media. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Price, Brian. Classical Storytelling and Contemporary Screenwriting: Aristotle and the Modern Scriptwriter. London: Routledge, 2018.

Prince, Stephen. A Dream of Resistance: The Cinema of Kobayashi Masaki. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017.

Rode, Alan K. Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 2017.

Rhodes, Gary D. The Birth of the American Horror Film. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Ricciardelli, Lucia. American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age: Depictions of War in Burns, Moore, and Morris. London: Routledge, 2018.

Richards, Rashna and David T. Johnson, eds. For the Love of Cinema: Teaching Our Passion In and Outside the Classroom. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Ripley, Marc. A Search for Belonging: The Mexican Cinema of Luis Bunuel. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Rohrer, Seraina. La India Maria: Mexploitation and the Films of Mariaa Elena Velasco. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017.

Rombes, Nicholas. Cinema in the Digital Age: Revised Edition. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Rosenberg, John. The Healthy Edit: Creative Editing Techniques for Perfecting Your Movie. London: Routledge, 2017.

Rydzewska, Joanna. The Cinema of Pawel Pawlikowski. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Schotter, Jesse. Hieroglyphic Modernisms: Writing and New Media in the Twentieth Century. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Shaina, Hammerman. Silver Screen, Hasidic Jews: The Story of an Image. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Southwell, Brian G., Emily A. Thorson, and Laura Sheble, eds. Misinformation and Mass Audiences. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018.

Sterritt, David. Rock ‘n’ Roll Movies. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017.

Thomson, C. Claire. Short Films from a Small Nation. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Thrower, Stephen and Julian Grainger. Flowers of Perversion, Volume 2: The Delirious Cinema of Jesus Franco. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2017.

Tricart, Celine. Virtual Reality Filmmaking: Techniques and Best Practices for VR Filmmakers. London: Routledge, 2017.

Uldsdotter, Boel and Anna Backman Rogers. Female Authorship and the Documentary Image. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Westwood, Emma. The Fly. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Wright, Steve. Digital Composting for Film and Video: Production Workflows and Techniques. London: Routledge, 2017.

Yarza, Alejandro. The Making and Unmaking of Francoist Kitsch Cinema. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Zimmermann, Patricia R. and Helen De Michiel. Open Space for New Media Documentary: A Toolkit for Theory and Practice. London: Routledge, 2017.


Zulueta, Ricardo E.  Queer Art Camp Superstar: Decoding the Cinematic Cyberworld of Ryan Trecartin. New York: State University of New York Press, 2018.

 


Articles on Film and TV in Non-Media Journals

(compiled by Paul Flaig, University of St. Andrews)

 

Anderson, Amanda. “Therapeutic Criticism.” Novel 50.3 (November 2017): 321-328.

 

Ashkenazi, Ofer. “Improbable Twins: The Bifurcating Heritage of Weimar Culture in Helmar Lerski and Walter Frentz's Kulturfilms.” German Studies Review 40.3 (October 2017): 527-548.

 

Ballard, Susan. “New Ecological Sympathies: Thinking about Contemporary Art in the Age of Extinction.” Environmental Humanities 9.2 (November 2017): 255-279.

 

Bérenger, Tanguy. “A Woman's Point of View”: Dialogue and Perspective in Alex Ross Perry's Listen Up Philip.” Philip Roth Studies 13.2 (Fall 2017): 39-50.

 

Robert Blankenship and Jill E. Twark. “‘Berliner Sonderschule’: History, Space, and Humour in Jan Ole Gerster’s Oh Boy (A Coffee in Berlin).” Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies 53.4 (November 2017): 362-381.

 

Rey Chow, Markos Hadjioannou. “The Hitchcockian Nudge; or, An Aesthetics of Deception.” Representations 140.1 (Fall 2017): 159-174.

 

Churner, Rachel. “October before October.” October 162 (Fall 2017): 108–111

 

Crey, Karrmen. “Screen Text and Institutional Context: Indigenous Film Production and Academic Research Institutions.” Native American and Indigenous Studies 4.1 (Spring 2017): 61-88.

 

Dabek, Ryszard. “Immaterial/Materiality.” Journal of Asia-Pacific Pop Culture 2.2 (2017): 220-237.

 

Edge, Thomas. “‘Who Do You Think You Are?’: Examining the African-American Experience in Slavery and Freedom through Family History Television.” The Journal of American Culture 40.4 (December 2017): 341–354.

 

Gerhards, Sascha. “Tracing the Stasi in the Televised German Krimi: Tatort and Polizeiruf 110 Episodes as Precursors to the Post-Reunification Stasi Debate.” German Studies Review 40.3 (October 2017): 567-586.

 

Glezos, Simon. “No one has yet learned how fast a body can go: Speed and Technology after Spinoza.” Postmodern Culture 27.2 (January 2017).

 

Gooblar, David. “‘there is some shit I will not eat’: Indignation in Indignation and its Film Adaptation.” Philip Roth Studies 13.2 (Fall 2017): 51-62.

 

Gordon, Andrew M. “Philip Roth's Novel The Dying Animal and Isabel Coixet's Film Adaptation Elegy.” Philip Roth Studies 13.2 (Fall 2017): 63-69.

 

Gravett, Sandie. “The Christian Imaginary of Sons of Anarchy.” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture 29.3 (Fall 2017): 190-206.

 

Hellyer, Cale Richard. “Harper’s Island: Negotiating a Masculine World to Become a Female Hero.” Journal of Asia-Pacific Pop Culture 2.2 (2017): 205-219.

 

Hoffmann, John. “The Optics of Orientation: Walter Benjamin and Mikhail Kaufman in Moscow.” Modernism/Modernity 24.4 (November 2017): 751-770.

 

Jakubowski, Dan. “Provocative Acts and Censorial Revisions: The Many Antagonisms of Amal Kenawy's The Silence of Lambs.” African Arts 50.4 (Winter 2017): 24–33.

 

Johnston, Sean. “Holograms: The Story of a Word and Its Cultural Uses.” Leonardo 50.5 (October 2017): 493–499.

 

Jurgess, Todd. “Digital Cinema and Ecstatic Technology: frame rates, shutter speeds, and the optimization of cinematic movement.” Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 22.4 (December 2017): 3-17.

 

Krauss, Rosalind E. “Montage October: Dialectic of the Shot.” October 162 (Fall 2017): 133–144

 

Latour, Bruno. "On a Possible Triangulation of Some Present Political Positions." Critical Inquiry 44.2 (Winter 2018): 213-226.

 

Lobo, Phillip. "Survive Style 5+ and the Ethics of Creative Advertising." Postmodern Culture 27.2 (January 2017).

 

Michelson, Annette. “From Magician to Epistemologist: Vertov's The Man with a Movie Camera.” October 162 (Fall 2017): 112–132.

 

Multiple authors. Special Issue on “Documentary Audibilities.” Discourse 39.3 (Fall 2017).

 

Multiple authors. Special Issue on “The Cold War in Korean Cinemas.” Journal of Korean Studies 22:2 (Fall 2017).

 

Multiple authors. Special Section on “The Politics of Popular Culture.” Feminist Theory 18.3 (December 2017).

 

Multiple authors. Special Issue on “Mobility Across Media in the Francophone World.” French Cultural Studies 29.1 (February 2018).

 

Multiple authors. Inaugural Issue on “The Documentary Camera.” World Records 1 (2018).

 

Multiple authors. Special Issue on “Mediating Affect.” Cultural Studies 32.1 (2018).

 

Multiple authors. Special Issue on “Transpsychoanalytics.” TSQ 4: 3-4 (November 2017).

 

Murray, Stuart. “Disability and Memory in Posthuman(ist) Narrative: Reading Prosthesis and Amnesia in Hollywood’s Re-membering of the ‘War on Terror’.” Parallax 23 (October 2017): 439-452

 

Peters, John Durham. “‘You Mean My Whole Fallacy Is Wrong’ On Technological Determinism.” Representations 140.1 (Fall 2017): 10-26.

 

Rancière, Jacques. "Auerbach and the Contradictions of Realism." Critical Inquiry 44.2 (Winter 2018): 227-241.

 

Reeser Todd W. “Producing Awkwardness: Affective Labour and Masculinity in Popular Culture.” Mosaic 50.4 (December 2017): 51-68.

 

Robbins, Ben. “William Faulkner’s Requiem for a Nun and Cold War Hollywood Melodrama.” Genre 50.3 (December 2017): 343-370.

 

Rosenbaum, Roman. “The Hyphenated Films of Steven Okazaki: Japanese Identities in American Film.” Japan Review 31 (2017): 171-193

 

Sargeant, Alexi. “The Undeath of Cinema.” The New Atlantis 53 (Summer/Fall 2017): 17-32.

 

Schmidt, Christopher. “Vik Muniz's Pictures of Garbage and the Aesthetics of Poverty.” ARTMargins 6.3 (October 2017): 8–27.

 

Scott, Jessica. “Hillbilly Horror and the New Racism: Rural and Racial Politics in Orange Is the New Black.” Journal of Appalachian Studies 23.2 (Fall 2017): 221-238.

 

Shoemaker, Terry. “Escaping Our Shitty Reality: Counterpublics, Orange Is the New Black, and Religion.” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture 29.3 (Fall 2017): 217-229

 

Sekimoto, Sachi. “Race and the Senses: Toward Articulating the Sensory Apparatus of Race.” Critical Philosophy of Race 6.1 (2018): 82-100.

 

Sutherland, Meghan. “Liberalism, Media, and the State of Abandon.” Theory & Event 20.4 (October 2017): 989-1034

 

Vansant, Jacqueline. “Austrian and Dustbowl Refugees Unite in Three Faces West (1940).” Journal of Austrian-American History 1.1 (2017): 98-116.

 

Weng, Leihua. “Time, History, and Nation in Ang Lee's Lust, Caution.” symplokē 25.1-2 (2017): 331-353.

 

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