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Digital Diaspora
Digital Diaspora (February 2009)
A Race for Cyberspace
Anna Everett - Author

Traces the rise of black participation in cyberspace.

Deftly interweaving history, culture, and critical theory, Anna Everett traces the rise of black participation in cyberspace, particularly during the early years of the Internet. She challenges the problematic historical view of black people as quintessential information-age outsiders or poster children for the digital divide by uncovering their early technolu...(Read More)
 
 
Dancing on the White Page
Dancing on the White Page (January 2008)
Black Women Entertainers Writing Autobiography
Kwakiutl L. Dreher - Author

Investigates the literary voices of six Black women entertainers and how they negotiated the tensions between the entertainment industries and the Black community.

Dancing on the White Page examines the popular autobiographies of six well-known Black women entertainers—Diahann Carroll, Dorothy Dandridge, Lena Horne, Eartha Kitt, Whoopi Goldberg, and Mary Wilson—and makes a case for adding Black celebrit...(Read More)
 
 
Irish and African American Cinema
Irish and African American Cinema (April 2007)
Identifying Others and Performing Identities, 1980-2000
Maria Pramaggiore - Author

How these two cinemas portray complex and changing notions of national and racial identity.

Focusing on two film traditions not normally studied together, Maria Pramaggiore examines more than two dozen Irish and African American films, including Do the Right Thing, In the Name of the Father, The Crying Game, Boyz N the Hood, The Snapper, and He Got Game, ar...(Read More)

 
 
Detecting Men
Detecting Men (July 2006)
Masculinity and the Hollywood Detective Film
Philippa Gates - Author

Looks at how detective films have reflected and shaped our ideas about masculinity, heroism, law and order, and national identity.

Detecting Men examines the history of the Hollywood detective genre and the ways that detective films have negotiated changing social attitudes toward masculinity, heroism, law enforcement, and justice. Genre film can be a site for the expression and resolution of problematic soc...(Read More)
 
 
Film Voices
Film Voices (June 2004)
Interviews from Post Script
Gerald Duchovnay - Editor

Interviews with prominent filmmakers, actors, and others on the art, craft, and business of moviemaking.

This collection of interviews brings together major Hollywood directors and actors, independent filmmakers, screenwriters, and others to discuss the art, craft, and business of making movies. Whether it be Clint Eastwood or Francis Ford Coppola, Vittorio Storaro or Dede Allen, these filmmakers detail how they striv...(Read More)
 
 
Bad
Bad (December 2003)
Infamy, Darkness, Evil, and Slime on Screen
Murray Pomerance - Editor

Examines the many forms of cinematic "badness" over the past one hundred years, from Nosferatu to The Talented Mr. Ripley.

Violence and corruption sell big, especially since the birth of action cinema, but even from cinema's earliest days, the public has been delighted to be stunned by screen representations of negativity in all its forms—evil, monstrosity, corruption, ugliness, villainy, ...(Read More)
 
 
Celluloid Nationalism and Other Melodramas
Celluloid Nationalism and Other Melodramas (July 2003)
From Post-Revolutionary Mexico to fin de siglo Mexamerica
Susan Dever - Author

Explores issues of representation and rebellion in Mexican and Mexican American cinema.

Celluloid Nationalism and Other Melodramas looks at representation and rebellion in times of national uncertainty. Moving from mid-century Mexican cinema to recent films staged in Los Angeles and Mexico City, Susan Dever analyzes melodrama's double function as a genre and as a sensibility, revealing coincidences between movi...(Read More)
 
 
Straight
Straight (January 2003)
Constructions of Heterosexuality in the Cinema
Wheeler Winston Dixon - Author

Explores the ways that stereotypes of heterosexuality are portrayed and constructed in film.

straight / 'strat (adj.) . . . without curves . . . correct . . . honest . . . not deviating from the normal . . . conventional . . . heterosexual

Practically all mainstream cinema is "straight," and has been since its inception. In Straight, Wheeler Winston Dixon explores how heteros...(Read More)
 
 
Shakespeare in the Cinema
Shakespeare in the Cinema (December 2001)
Ocular Proof
Stephen M. Buhler - Author

A comprehensive look at film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays.

Offering a comprehensive look at the strategies that filmmakers have employed in adapting Shakespeare's plays to the cinema, this book investigates what the task of Shakespearean adaptation reveals about film in general and focuses on patterns and approaches shared by various cinematic works. Buhler provides concise histories of each general strategy, whic...(Read More)
 
 
Dead Ringers
Dead Ringers (November 2001)
The Remake in Theory and Practice
Jennifer Forrest - Editor
Leonard R. Koos - Editor

Addresses the important role of remakes in film culture, from early cinema to contemporary Hollywood

While the popular press has criticized movie remakes as signs of Hollywood's collective lack of imagination, the essays in Dead Ringers reveal the centrality and staying power of remakes as a formative genre in filmmaking. The contributors show that the practice of remaking films dates back to the origins of cinema...(Read More)
 
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