Books for Review, Spring 2020

IAMHIST received copies of the following books and is looking for reviewers (Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television). If you are interested, please send a message (mentioning the full title of the book and your postal address) to Ciara Chambers (ciarachambers3@gmail.com).  It would help if you could tell us a bit about your own research and expertise and/or why you are interested in reviewing this title. Please also note that some books may still be available from previous lists.

Breger, Claudia. Making Worlds – Affect and Collectivity in Contemporary European Cinema. Columbia University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Chavez, Karma R. Palestine on the Air. University of Illinois Press, 2019.

Chung, Hye Seung. Hollywood Diplomacy: Film Regulation, Foreign Relations & East Asian Representations. Rutgers University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Cubitt, Sean. Anecdotal Evidence: Ecocritique from Hollywood to the Mass Image. Oxford University Press, 2020.

Frymus, Agata. Damsels and Divas: European Stardom in Silent Hollywood. Rutgers University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Grant, Barry Keith. The Twilight Zone. Wayne State University Press, 2020.

Grossman, Julie, and Will Schiebel. Twin Peaks. Wayne State University Press, 2020.

Gundle, Stephen. Fame Amid the Ruins: Italian Stardom in the Age of Neorealism. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Hoerl, Kristen. The Bad Sixties: Hollywood Memories of the Counterculture, Antiwar, and Black Power Movements. University Press of Mississippi, 2020.

Jaikumar, Priya. Where Histories Reside: India as Filmed Space. Duke University Press, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Levine, Elana. Her Stories: Daytime Soap Opera & US Television History. Duke University Press, 2020.

Luzzi, Joseph. Italian Cinema from the Silent Screen to the Digital Image. Bloomsbury Academic, 2020.

Lyden, John C. Film as Religion, Second Edition. NYU Press, 2019.

Nieland, Justus. Happiness by Design: Modernism and Media in the Eames Era. University of Minnesota Press, 2019.

Quinn, Eithne. A Piece of the Action – Race and Labor in Post-Civil Rights Hollywood. Columbia University Press, 2019.

Richards, Jeffrey. The Lost Worlds of John Ford. Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Skvirsky, Salomé Aguilera. The Process Genre: Cinema and the Aesthetic of Labor. Duke University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Smoodin, Eric. Paris in the Dark: Going to the Movies in the City of Light, 1930-1950. Duke University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Turvey, Malcolm. Play Time: Jacques Tati and Comedic Modernism. Columbia University Press, 2019.

Uva, Christian. Sergio Leone: Cinema as Political Fable. Oxford University Press, 2020.

Weight, Richard. Porridge. British Film Institute, 2020.

Zinman, Gregory. Making Images Move: Handmade Cinema and the Other Arts. University of California Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Abjection Incorporated: Mediating the Politics of Pleasure & Violence. Edited by Maggie Hennefeld and Nicholas Sammond. Duke University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Sixties British Cinema Reconsidered. Edited by Duncan Petrie, Melanie Williams, and Laura Mayne. Edinburgh University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Television History, the Peabody Archive, and Cultural Memory. Edited by Ethan Thompson, Jeffrey P. Jones, and Lucas Hatlen. University of Georgia Press, 2019.

Wim Wenders: Making Films That Matter. Edited by Delers Oliver and Martín Sulzer-Reichel. Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Women in the Irish Film Industry: Stories and Storytellers. Edited by Susan Liddy. Cork University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

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