Books for Review – Summer 2019

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.

Allan, S.Screening Art: Modernist Aesthetics and the Socialist Imaginary in East German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Bashara, D. Cartoon Vision: UPA Animation and Postwar Aesthetics. University of California Press, 2019.

Braun, C. Von Bettlern, Waisenkindern Und Dienstmädchen. Verlag Trier, 2018. Already assigned for review.

Chion, M. Audio-Vision – Sound on Screen. Columbia University Press, 2019.

Cohan, S. Hollywood by Hollywood: The Backstudio Picture and the Mystique of Making Movies. Oxford University Press, USA, 2018. Already assigned for review.

Crosson, S. Gaelic Games on Film. Cork University Press, 2019.

Du, D. Y. Animated EncountersTransnational Movements of Chinese Animation 1940s-1970s.  University of Hawai’i Press, 2019.

Farmer, R., L. Mayne, D. Petrie, and M. Williams. Transformation and Tradition in 1960s British Cinema. Edinburgh University Press, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Fisher, A. Blood in the Streets: Histories of Violence in Italian Crime Cinema. Edinburgh University Press, 2019.

Forster, C. Filthy Material: Modernism and the Media of Obscenity. Oxford University Press, USA, 2018.

Fossati, G. From Grain to Pixel: The Archival Life of Film in Transition. Amsterdam University Press, 2018.

Frank, H. Frame by Frame: A Materialist Aesthetics of Animated Cartoon. University of California Press, 2019.

German, K. M. Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II. University Press of Mississippi, 2018.

Gillett, P. Film and the Historian. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Gonring, G. M. Movie Circuits: Curatorial Approaches to Cinema Technology. Amsterdam University Press, 2019.

Gorton, K. Remembering British Television: Audience, Archive and Industry. British Film Institute, 2019.

Groo, K. Bad Film Histories. University of Minnesota Press, 2019.

Keating, P. The Dynamic Frame. Columbia University Press, 2019.

Kelly, G. Robert Taylor: Male Beauty, Masculinity and Stardom in Hollywood. University Press of Mississippi, 2019.

MacKenzie, S. P. Bomber Boys on Screen: RAF Bomber Command in Film and Television Drama. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.

Marchessault, J. The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Cinema. Oxford University Press, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Margulies, I. In Person: Reenactment in Postwar and Contemporary Cinema. Oxford University Press, USA, 2019.

Menne, J. Post-Fordist Cinema: Hollywood Auteurs and the Corporate Counterculture. Columbia University Press, 2019.

Mennel, B. Women at Work in Twenty-First-Century European Cinema. University of Illinois Press, 2019.

Mihelj, S. From Media Systems to Media Cultures: Understanding Socialist Television. Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Motrescu-Mayes, A., and S. Aasman. Amateur Media and Participatory Cultures. Routledge, 2019.

Norden, M. F. Lois Weber Interviews. University Press of Mississippi, 2019.

O’Leary, A. The Battle of Algiers. Mimesis, 2017.

Pomerance, M. Virtuoso: Film Performance and the Actor’s Magic. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Salys, R. The Contemporary Russian Cinema Reader. Academic Studies Press, 2019.

Schwientek, S. Dämon Der Leinwand: Conrad Veidt Und Der Deutsche Film 1894-1945. Schüren, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Shail, A. The Origins of the Film Star System. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Street, S., and J. Yumibe. Chromatic Modernity: Color, Cinema and Media of the 1920s. Columbia University Press, 2019.

Uelzmann, J. Staging West German Democracy. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.

Usai, P. C. Silent Cinema. British Film Institute, 2019.

Vaughan, H. Hollywood’s Dirtiest Secret: The Hidden Environmental Costs of the Movies. Columbia University Press, 2019.

Ward, M. C. Static in the System: Noise and the Soundscape of American Cinema Culture. University of California Press, 2019.

Warren, S. Subject to Reality: Women and Documentary Film. University of Illinois Press, 2019.

Wasson, H. and L. Grieveson, editors. Cinema’s Military Industrial Complex. University of California Press, 2018.

Windrum, K. From El Dorado to Lost Horizons: Traditionalist Film in the Hollywood Renaissance. SUNY Press, 2019.

Still available for review:

Adamson, Morgan. Enduring Images: A Future History of New Left Cinema. University of Minnesota Press, 2018.

Bevan, Alex. The Aesthetics of Nostalgia TV: Production Design and the Boomer Era. Bloomsbury, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Blom, Ivo. Reframing Luchino Visconti: Film and Art. Sidestone Press, 2017. Already assigned for review.

Broe, Dennis. Birth of the Binge: Serial TV and the End of Leisure. Wayne State University Press, 2019.

Christie, Ian and Annie van den Oever, editors. Stories. Amsterdam University Press, 2018.

Drieu, Cloé. Cinema Nation and Empire in Uzbekistan, 1919-1937.  Indiana University Press, 2018.

Fairchild, Charles. Sounds, Screens, Speakers: An Introduction to Music and Media. Bloomsbury, 2019.

George Jr., David R. and Wan Sonya Tang, editors. Televising Restoration Spain: History and Fiction in Twenty-First-Century Costume Dramas. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Gerhardt, Christina and Sara Saljoughi, editors. 1968 and Global Cinema. Wayne State University Press, 2018.

Gleich, Joshua. Hollywood in San Francisco: Location Shooting and the Aesthetics of Urban Decline. University of Texas Press, 2018.

Gosoli, Marco. Eric Rohmer’s Film Theory (1948-1953). Amsterdam University Press, 2018.

Grundman, Roy, editor. Werner Schroeter. Columbia University Press, 2018.

Haltof, Marek. Polish Cinema: A History. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Holtmeier, Matthew. Contemporary Political Cinema. Edinburg University Press, 2019.

Honess Roe, Annabelle and Maria Pramaggiore, editors. Vocal Projections: Voices in Documentary. Bloomsbury, 2019.

Ka Yee Chan, Jessica. Chinese Revolutionary Cinema: Propaganda, Aesthetics and Internationalism 1949-1966. I.B. Tauris, 2019.

King, Geoff. Positioning Art Cinema. I.B. Tauris, 2019.

Martin, Adrian. Mysteries of Cinema: Reflections on Film Theory, History and Culture 1882-2016. Amsterdam University Press, 2018.

Mazierska, Eva. Poland Daily: Economy, Work, Consumption and Social Class in Polish Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2017.

Meikle, Kyle. Adaptations in the Franchise Era: 2001-16. Bloomsbury, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Meir, Christopher. Mass Producing European Cinema: Studiocanal and its Works. Bloomsbury, 2019.

McKay, John. Dziga Vertov: Life and Work Volume 1. Academic Studies Press, 2018.

Michelsen, Morgan et al, editors. Music Radio: Building Communities, Mediating Genres. Bloomsbury, 2019.

Moine, Caroline. Screened Encounters: The Leipzig Documentary Film Festival, 1955-1990. Berghahn Books, 2018.

Montañez Smukler, Maya. Liberating Hollywood: Women Directors & the Feminist Reform of 1970s American Cinema. Rutgers University Press, 2019.

Mosely, Rachel. Picturing Cornwall: Landscape, Region and the Moving Image. University of Exeter Press, 2018.

Nordstrom, Justin. Aunt Sammy’s Radio Recipes. University of Arkansas Press, 2018.

O’Day, Andrew, editor. Doctor Who: Twelfth Night, Adventures in Time and Space with Peter Capaldi. I.B. Tauris, 2019.

Op Den Kamp, Claudy. The Greatest Films Never Seen: The Film Archive and the Copyright Smokescreen. Amsterdam University Press, 2018.

Parsons, Neil. Black and White Bioscope: Making Movies in Africa 1899-1925. Intellect, 2018.

Pettey, Homer B. and R. Barton Palmer, editors. Rule Britannia! The Biopic and British National Identity. State University of New York Press, 2018. Already assigned for review.

Schweitzer, Dahlia. L.A. Private Eyes. Rutgers University Press, 2019.

Steinhart, Daniel. Runaway Hollywood: Internationalizing Postwar Production and Location Shooting. University of California Press, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Thanouli, Eleftheria. History and Film: A Tale of Two Disciplines. Bloomsbury, 2019.

Tiburcio Moreno, Erika. Y Nació el Asesino en Serie: El Origen Cultral del Monstruo en el Cine de Terror Estadounidense. Catarata. 2019.

Ungar, Steven. Critical Mass: Social Documentary in France from the Silent Era to the New Wave. University of Minnesota Press, 2018.

Armes, Roy. Roots of the New Arab Film. Indiana University Press, 2018.

Balcerzak, Scott. Beyond Method: Stella Adler and the Male Actor. Wayne State University Press, 2018.

Cooper, Ian. Frenzy (Devil’s Advocate). Auteur Publishing, 2018.

Couret, Nilo. Mock Classicism: Latin American Film Comedy, 1930–1960. Univ of California Press, 2018.

Covert, Melanie R. American Roma: A Modern Investigation of Lived Experiences and Media Portrayals. Lexington Books, 2018. 

Dunagan, Colleen T. Consuming Dance: Choreography and Advertising. Oxford University Press, 2018.

Dyer, Geoff. ‘Broadsword Calling Danny Boy’ on Where Eagles Dare. Penguin Random House, 2018.

Gorfinkel, Elena, and Tami Williams, eds. Global Cinema Networks. Rutgers University Press, 2018.

Grobe, Christopher. The Art of the Confession: the Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV. NYU Press, 2017.

Hamonic, Gerald. Terry Toons: the Story of Paul Terry and his Classic Cartoon Factory. Indiana University Press, 2017.

Hennefeld, Maggie. Specters of Slapstick and Silent Film Comediennes. Columbia University Press, 2018.

Jansen, Peter W. Film & Schrift. Edition text & kritik, 2018.

Johnson, Martin L. Main Street Movies: The History of Local Film in the United States. Indiana University Press, 2018.

Koepnick, Lutz. Michael Bay. University of Illinois Press, 2018.

Lee, Jason. Nazism and Neo-Nazism in Film and Media. Amsterdam University Press, 2018.

Lehman, Frank. Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema. Oxford University Press, 2018.

Lori, Marco and Esther Leslie, editors. Stan Brakhage the Realm Buster. Indiana University Press, 2018.

Lurie, Peter. American Obscurantism: History and the Visual in US Literature and Film. Oxford University Press, 2018.

Macleod, Allison. Irish Queer Cinema. Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Martin, Michael T. et al, editors. Race and the Revolutionary Impulse in The Spook Who Sat by the Door. Indiana University Press, 2018.

Met, Phillippe and Derek Schilling, editors. Screening the Paris Suburbs. Manchester University Press, 2018.

McSweeney, Terence, ed. Avengers Assemble!: Critical Perspectives on the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Columbia University Press, 2018.

Michelsen, Morten et al, editors. Tunes for All? Music on Danish Radio? Aarhus University Press, 2018.

Murguía, Salvador Jimenez, and Alex Pinar, eds. The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Films. Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.

Olson, Debbie, ed. The Child in World Cinema. Lexington Books, 2018.  Already assigned for review.

O’Reilly, Sean D. Re-viewing the Past: the Uses of History in the Cinema of Imperial Japan. Bloomsbury, 2018.

Pateman, Matthew. Joss Whedon. Manchester University Press, 2018.

Posadas, Baryon Tensor. Double Visions, Double Fictions: The Doppelgänger in Japanese Film and Literature. University of Minnesota Press, 2018.

Provencher, Ken and Mike Dillon, editors. Exploiting East Asian Cinema. Bloomsbury, 2018.

Rusch, Maria. Die Film von Aleksander Sokurov. Edition text & kritik, 2018.

Seel, Martin. The Arts of Cinema, translated by Kizer S. Walker. Cornell Univeristy Press, 2018.

Shaw, Lytle. Narrowcast: Poetry and Audio Research. Stanford University Press, 2018.

Shiel, Mark, ed. Architectures of Revolt: The Cinematic City Circa 1968. Temple University Press, 2018.

Sklaroff, Lauren Rebecca. Red Hot Mama: The Life of Sophie Tucker. University of Texas Press, 2018.

Smith, Susan, Noel Brown, and Sam Summers, eds. Toy Story: How Pixar Reinvented the Animated Feature. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2018.

Thomsen, Line Hassall. Inside the TV Newsroom: Profession under Pressure.

Tweedie, James. Moving Pictures, Still Lives: Film, New Media, and the Late Twentieth Century. Oxford University Press, 2018.

Vanita, Ruth. Dancing with the Nation: Courtesans in Bombay Cinema. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2018.

Dobson, Nichola. Norman McLaren. Between the Frames. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2018.

Glick, Joshua. Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977. Univ of California Press, 2018.

Klika, D. T. Situation Comedy, Character, and Psychoanalysis: On the Couch with Lucy, Basil, and Kimmie. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2018.

Roberts, Robin. Subversive Spirits: The Female Ghost in British and American Popular Culture. University Press of Mississippi, 2018.

Books for review – Spring 2018

IAMHIST received copies of the following books and is looking for reviewers (Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television). If you are interested, just send a message (mentioning the full title of the book) to the associate and book review editor for North America, Katharina Niemeyer : iamhistreviews@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 do also communicate your full postal address in case the book is still available for review.

Barefoot, Guy. Trash Cinema: The Lure of the Low. Columbia University Press, 2017. Already assigned for review

Bondanella, Peter, and Federico Pacchioni. A History of Italian Cinema. 2nd ed. New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. Already assigned for review

Denison, Rayna, ed. Princess Mononoke: Understanding Studio Ghibli’s Monster Princess. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2018.

Dobson, Nichola. Norman McLaren. Between the Frames. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2018.

Friedman, Seth. Are You Watching Closely?: Cultural Paranoia, New Technologies, and the Contemporary Hollywood Misdirection Film. SUNY Press, 2017.

Fronc, Jennifer. Monitoring the Movies: The Fight Over Film Censorship in Early Twentieth-century Urban America. University of Texas Press, 2017. Already assigned for review

Fuller-Seeley, Kathryn H. Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy. Univ of California Press, 2017. Already assigned for review

Glick, Joshua. Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977. Univ of California Press, 2018.

Gorfinkel, Elena. Lewd Looks: American Sexploitation Cinema in the 1960s. University of Minnesota Press, 2017. Already assigned for review

Haltof, Marek. Screening Auschwitz: Wanda Jakubowska’s The Last Stage and the Politics of Commemoration. Northwestern University Press, 2018. Already assigned for review

Harlap, Itay. Television Drama in Israel: Identities in Post-TV Culture. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2017.

Herzog, Werner, Martje Herzog, and Alan Greenberg. Scenarios: Aguirre, the Wrath of God; Every Man for Himself and God Against All; Land of Silence and Darkness; Fitzcarraldo. University of Minnesota Press, 2017.

Johnson, Keith Leslie. Jan Svankmajer. University of Illinois Press, 2017.

Klika, D. T. Situation Comedy, Character, and Psychoanalysis: On the Couch with Lucy, Basil, and Kimmie. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2018.

Leigh, Jacob. The Late Films of Claude Chabrol: Genre, Visual Expressionism and Narrational Ambiguity. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2017.

Long, Christian. The imaginary geography of Hollywood cinema 1960-2000. Intellect Books, 2017. Already assigned for review

Raw, Laurence. Six Turkish Filmmakers. University of Wisconsin Pres, 2017.

Rawlings, Roger. Ripping England!: Postwar British Satire from Ealing to the Goons. SUNY Press, 2017. Already assigned for review

Ripley, Mark. A Search for Belonging: The Mexican Cinema of Luis Buñuel. Columbia University Press, 2017.

Roberts, Robin. Subversive Spirits: The Female Ghost in British and American Popular Culture. University Press of Mississippi, 2018.

Roquet, Paul. Ambient Media: Japanese Atmospheres of Self. University of Minnesota Press, 2016. Already assigned for review

Samer, Roxanne, and William Whittington, eds. Spectatorship: Shifting Theories of Gender, Sexuality, and Media. University of Texas Press, 2017. Already assigned for review

Shuster, Martin. New Television: The Aesthetics and Politics of a Genre. University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Sonnevend, Julia. Stories without borders: The Berlin Wall and the making of a global iconic event. Oxford University Press, 2016. Already assigned for review

Souch, Irina. Popular Tropes of Identity in Contemporary Russian Television and Film. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2017.

Stoeltje, Rachael, ed. Sustainable Audiovisual Collections Through Collaboration: Proceedings of the 2016 Joint Technical Symposium. Indiana University Press, 2017. Already assigned for review

Wagner, Kristen Anderson. Comic Venus: Women and Comedy in American Silent Film. Wayne State University Press, 2018. Already assigned for review

Wright, Julie Lobalzo. Crossover Stardom: Popular Male Music Stars in American Cinema. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2017. Already assigned for review

new books for review: Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Televisio

IAMHIST received copies of the following books and is looking for reviewers (Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television). If you are interested, just send a message (mentioning the full title of the book) to the associate and book review editors Ciara Chambers : iamhistreviews@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 do also communicate your full postal address in case the book is still available for review.

 

JUST IN:

Burke, Wendy. Images of Occupation in Dutch Film. Amsterdam University Press, 2017.

http://en.aup.nl/books/9789089648549-images-of-occupation-in-dutch-film.html

 

Chatterji, Shoma A. The Cinema of Bimal Roy. Sage, 2017.

https://in.sagepub.com/en-in/sas/the-cinema-of-bimal-roy/book258442

 

Deocampo, Nick (ed). Early Cinema in Asia. Indiana University Press, 2017.

http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/product_info.php?products_id=808851

 

Fischer, Thomas and Thomas Schuhbauer. Geschichte in Film und Fernsehen: Theorie-Praxis-Berufsfelder. UTB, 2016.

http://www.utb-shop.de/geschichte-in-film-und-fernsehen-9296.html

 

Handyside, Fiona. Sofia Coppola: A Cinema of Girlhood. I.B. Tauris, 2017.

http://www.ibtauris.com/books/the%20arts/film%20tv%20%20radio/films%20cinema/film%20theory%20%20criticism/sofia%20coppola%20a%20cinema%20of%20girlhood

 

Jacobs, Steven et al. Screening Statues: Sculpture and Cinema. Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-screening-statues.html

 

Long, Christian B. The Imaginary Geography of Hollywood Cinema 1960-2000. University of Chicago Press, 2017.

http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/I/bo27342816.html

 

Mollet, Tracey Louise. Cartoons in Hard Times: The Animated Shorts of Disney and Warner Brothers in Depress and War 1932-1945. Bloomsbury, 2017.

https://www.bloomsbury.com/au/cartoons-in-hard-times-9781501328749/

 

Ostrowska, Dorota et al (eds). Popular Cinemas in East Central Europe. I.B. Tauris, 2017.

http://www.ibtauris.com/books/the%20arts/film%20tv%20%20radio/films%20cinema/popular%20cinemas%20in%20central%20europe%20a%20film%20history

 

Paulicelli, Eugenia et al (eds). Film, Fashion and the 1960s. Indiana University Press, 2017.

http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/product_info.php?products_id=808857

 

Ravetto-Biagioli. Mythopoetic Cinema: On the Ruins of European Identity. Columbia University Press, 2017.

https://cup.columbia.edu/book/mythopoetic-cinema/9780231182195

 

already assigned for review: Schulman Bruce J. and Julian E. Zelizer. Media Nation: the Political History of News in Modern America. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017.

http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/15656.html

 

Schmid, Marion. Chantal Akerman. Manchester University Press, reprinted 2017.

http://www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9780719077166/

 

Strandgaard Jensen, Helle. From Superman to Social Realism: Children’s Media and Scandinavian Childhood. John Benhamins,

https://benjamins.com/#catalog/books/clcc.6/main

 

 

BOOKS THAT ARE STILL AVAILABLE FROM EARLIER LISTS:

 

Hagener, Malte, Vinzenz Hediger and Alena Strohmaier (eds). The State of Post Cinema. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

http://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9781137529381

 

Casetti, Francesco (ed). Early Film Theories in Italy 1896-1922. Amsterdam University Press, 2017.

http://en.aup.nl/books/9789089648556-early-film-theories-in-italy-1896-1922.html

 

Zimmermann, Patricia R. and Scott MacDonald (eds). The Flaherty: Decades in the Cause of Independent Cinema. Indiana University Press, 2017.

http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/product_info.php?products_id=808635

 

Carlsson, Ulla and David Goldberg (eds). The Legacy of Peter Forsskål: 250 Years of Freedom of Expression. Nordicom, 2017.

http://www.nordicom.gu.se/en/publikationer/legacy-peter-forsskal

 

already assigned for review Schrey, Domink. Analoge Nostalgie In Der Digitalen Medienkultur. Kulturverlag Kadmos, 2017.

http://www.kulturverlag-kadmos.de/buch/analoge-nostalgie-in-der-digitalen-medienkultur.html

 

Frankel, Glenn. High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic. Bloomsbury, 2017.

https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/high-noon-9781620409480/

 

Winston, Brian, Gail Vanstone and Wang Chi. The Art of Documenting: Documentary in the 21st Century.  Bloomsbury, 2017.

https://www.google.ie/search?q=brian+winston+the+art+of+documenting&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-b-ab&gws_rd=cr&dcr=0&ei=xdevWbr3LMjXgAbosoDYBg

 

Taylor-Jones, Kate. Divine Work, Japanese Colonial Cinema and its Legacy. Bloomsbury, 2017.

https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/divine-work-japanese-colonial-cinema-and-its-legacy-9781501306136/

 

Oldham, Joseph. Paranoid Visions: Spies, Conspiracies and the Secret State in British Television Drama. Manchester University Press, 2017.

http://www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9781784994150/

 

Chaplin, Felicity. La Parisienne in Cinema: Between Art and Life.  Manchester University Press, 2017.

http://www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9781526109538/

 

Mai, Joseph. Robert Guédiguian. Manchester University Press, 2017.

http://www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9780719096471/

 

Macror, Alison. Rewrite Man: the Life and Career of Screenwriter Warren Skaaren. University of Texas Press, 2017.

https://utpress.utexas.edu/books/alison-macor-rewrite-man

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