New Books on Drama, Film (call number PN1922-PN6519), Nov.-Dec. 2017

A selected lists of new books (PN1922-PN6519) especially relevant for Comparative Literature in call number order. Click on the link for the call number and availability.  For additional new books relevant to Comparative Literature, see the other posts in New Books in Comparative Literature.

                  

If you’re having trouble find a book, please ask at the Olin Help Desk or contact Brian.

  • Scurrilitas : das Lachen, die Komik und der Körper in Literatur und Kultur des Spätmittelalters und der Frühen Neuzeit / Hans Rudolf Velten.Tübingen : Narr Francke Attempto, [2017]PN1922 .V45 2017
  • Across the waves : how the United States and France shaped the international age of radio / Derek W. Vaillant.Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2017]PN1991.3.U6 V37 2017
  • Masterful stories : lessons from golden age radio / John V. Pavlik.New York, NY : Routledge, 2017.;”©2017″PN1991.65 .P38 2017
  • Adjusting the contrast : British television and constructs of race / edited by Sarita Malik and Darrell M. Newton.Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.PN1992.8.M54 A35 2017
  • Early cinema in Asia / edited by Nick Deocampo.Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2017];”©2017″PN1993.5.A75 E27 2017
  • Saudade in Brazilian cinema : the history of an emotion on film / Jack A. Draper III.Bristol, UK Chicago, USA : Intellect, 2017.PN1993.5.B6 D73 2017
  • Método y práctica semiótica : para la historia de la crítica de cine en la República Dominicana / Diógenes Céspedes.República Dominicana : Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo, 2015.PN1993.5.D65 C47 2015
  • Decentring France : multilingualism and power in contemporary French cinema / Gemma King.Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.PN1993.5.F7 K56 2017
  • Formations of masculinity in post-communist Hungarian cinema : labyrinthian men / György Kalmár.Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017];”©2017″PN1993.5.H8 K35 2017
  • Warriors, witches, whores : women in Israeli cinema / Rachel S. Harris.Detroit, Michigan : Wayne State University Press, [2017];”©2017″PN1993.5.I86 H36 2017
  • The Routledge companion to Latin American cinema / edited by Marvin D’Lugo, Ana M. López, and Laura Podalsky.Abingdon, Oxon New York, NY : Routledge, 2018.;”©2018″PN1993.5.L3 R68 2018
  • Queer Mexico : cinema and television since 2000 / Paul Julian Smith.Detroit : Wayne State University Press, [2017]PN1993.5.M4 S65 2017
  • Socialist senses : film, feeling, and the Soviet subject, 1917-1940 / Emma Widdis.Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2017]PN1993.5.R9 W525 2017
  • Migrants in contemporary Spanish film / Clara Guillén Marín.New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.;”©2018″PN1993.5.S7 G85 2018
  • Neo-Islamic culture’s influence on recent Turkish media / edited by Asli Kotaman, Artun Avcı and Onver Cetrez.Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017.;”©2017″PN1993.5.T8 N46 2017
  • American independent cinema : an introduction / Yannis Tzioumakis.Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2017.PN1993.5.U6 T956 2017
  • Uruguayan cinema, 1960-2010 : text, materiality, archive / Beatriz Tadeo Fuica.Woodbridge : Tamesis, 2017.PN1993.5.U85 T33 2017
  • Cinematic overtures : how to read opening scenes / Annette Insdorf.New York : Columbia University Press, [2017]PN1994 .I4645 2017
  • Trust in the world : a philosophy of film / b Josef Früchtl translated by Sarah L. Kirkby.New York, NY : Routledge, 2018.;”©2018″PN1995 .F7845513 2018
  • Indefinite visions : cinema and the attractions of uncertainty / edited by Martine Beugnet, Allan Cameron and Arild Fetveit.Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017];”©2017″PN1995 .I53 2017
  • The long take : critical approaches / John Gibbs, Douglas Pye, editors.London : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017];”©2017″PN1995 .L626 2017
  • Testing coherence in narrative film / Katerina Virvidaki.Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017];”©2017″PN1995 .V47 2017
  • Shakespeare, Bakhtin, and film : a dialogic lens / Keith Harrison.Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]PN1995.3 .H38 2017
  • Monitoring the movies : the fight over film censorship in early twentieth-century urban America / Jennifer Fronc.Austin : University of Texas Press, 2017.PN1995.62 .F76 2017
  • Film censorship in America : a state-by-state history / Jeremy Geltzer.Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]PN1995.62 .G455 2017
  • The lion king / Walt Disney Pictures presents directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff produced by Don Hahn screenplay by Irene Mecchi and Jonathan Roberts and Linda Woolverton.[Los Angeles, California] : Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2017]PN1995.9.A6 L56 2017
  • Film comedy and the American dream / Zach Sands.New York, NY : Routledge, 2018.;”©2018″PN1995.9.C55 S23 2018
  • Cult media : re-packaged, re-released and restored / Jonathan Wroot, Andy Willis, editors.Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017];”©2017″PN1995.9.C84 C85 2017
  • Documentary and disability / Catalin Brylla, Helen Hughes, editors.London : This Palgrave Macmillan imprint is published by Springer Nature, [2017];”©2017″PN1995.9.D6 D546 2017
  • The ghost of one’s self : doppelgangers in mystery, horror and science fiction films / Paul Meehan.Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]PN1995.9.D635 M44 2017
  • Metaphors on vision / by Brakhage [edited with an introduction by P. Adams Sitney].New York, NY : Anthology Film Archives Brooklyn, NY : Light Industry, 2017.;”[New YorkPN1995.9.E96 B74125 2017
  • Fairy tales on the teen screen : rituals of girlhood / Athena Bellas.Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan , [2017];”©2017″PN1995.9.F34 B45 2017
  • Italian gothic horror films, 1970-1979 / Roberto Curti.Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]PN1995.9.H6 C87725 2017
  • Horror in space : critical essays on a film subgenre / edited by Michele Brittany.Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]PN1995.9.H6 H725 2017
  • Universal terrors, 1951-1955 : eight classic horror and science fiction films / Tom Weaver with David Schecter, Robert J. Kiss and Steve Kronenberg.Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2017.PN1995.9.H6 W393 2017
  • Native apparitions : critical perspectives on Hollywood’s Indians / edited by Steve Pavlik, M. Elise Marubbio, and Tom Holm.Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, [2017]PN1995.9.I48 N45 2017
  • Intimate relationships in cinema, literature and visual culture / Gilad Padva, Nurit Buchweitz, editors.Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]PN1995.9.I575 I59 2017
  • London on film / Pam Hirsch, Chris O’Rourke, editors.Cham, Switzerland : This Springer imprint is published by Springer Nature, [2017];”©2017″PN1995.9.L57 L663 2017
  • Casting masculinity in Spanish film : negotiating identity in a consumer age / Mary Hartson.Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2017]PN1995.9.M34 H37 2017
  • Giant creatures in our world : essays on kaiju and American popular culture / edited by Camille D.G. Mustachio and Jason Barr.Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]PN1995.9.M6 G53 2017
  • Jupiter’s darling / M-G-M produced by George Wells directed by George Sidney screenplay by Dorothy Kingsley.Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, [2013];”©2013″PN1995.9.M86 J87 2013
  • Black masculinity on film : native sons and white lies / Daniel O’Brien.London, United Kingdom : Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.PN1995.9.N4 O37 2017
  • Cinematic nihilism : encounters, confrontations, overcomings / John Marmysz. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press Ltd, [2017];”©2017″PN1995.9.N55 M37 2017
  • The cinema of things : globalization and the posthuman object / Elizabeth Ezra. New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2018.;”©2018″PN1995.9.O25 E97 2018
  • Invasion USA : essays on anti-communist movies of the 1950s and 1960s / edited by David J. Hogan. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]PN1995.9.P6 I68 2017
  • Building successful and sustainable film and television businesses : a cross-national perspective / edited by Eva Bakøy, Roel Puijk and Andrew Spicer. Bristol, UK Chicago, USA : Intellect, 2017.PN1995.9.P7 B85 2017
  • Directing / edited by Virginia Wright Wexman. New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, [2017]PN1995.9.P7 D533 2017
  • Fluchtpunkt Film : Integrationen von Flüchtlingen und Vertriebenen durch den deutschen Nachkriegsfilm 1945-1990 / Alina Laura Tiews. Berlin : Be.Bra Wissenschaft Verlag, [2017]PN1995.9.R34 T54 2017
  • Art cinema and theology : the word was made film / Justin Ponder. Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan , 2017.;”©2017″PN1995.9.R4 P66 2017
  • Screening statues : sculpture and cinema / Steven Jacobs, Susan Felleman, Vito Adriaensens, and Lisa Colpaert. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017];”©2017″PN1995.9.S274 J33 2017
  • The imaginary geography of Hollywood cinema 1960-2000 / Christian B. Long. Bristol : Intellect, 2017.PN1995.9.S4 L66 2017
  • Tainted love : screening sexual perversion / edited by Darren Kerr and Donna Peberdy. London : I.B. Tauris, 2017.PN1995.9.S45 T35 2017
  • Real sex films : the new intimacy and risk in cinema / John Tulloch and Belinda Middleweek. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]PN1995.9.S47 T85 2017
  • Anatomy of the superhero film / Larrie Dudenhoeffer. Cham, Switzerland : This Palgrave Macmillan imprint is published by Springer Nature, [2017];”©2017″PN1995.9.S76 D83 2017
  • Virtual weaponry : the militarized internet in hollywood war films / Aaron Tucker. Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.;”©2017″PN1995.9.W3 T83 2017
  • Coming-of-age cinema in New Zealand : genre, gender and adaptation / Alistair Fox. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2017.PN1995.9.Y6 F69 2017
  • Rethinking the Hollywood teen movie : gender, genre and identity / Frances Smith. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017]PN1995.9.Y6 S65 2017
  • The screenwriters taxonomy : a roadmap to collaborative storytelling / Eric R. Williams. New York : Routledge, 2018.;”©2018″PN1996 .W535 2018
  • Performance studies and negative epistemology : performance apophatics / Claire Maria Chambers. London, United Kingdom : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]PN2041.A57 P45 2017
  • Adapturgy : the dramaturg’s art and theatrical adaptation / Jane Barnette. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2018]PN2053 .B312 2018
  • Immersive theatre and audience experience : space, game and story in the work of Punchdrunk / Rose Biggin. Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017];”©2017″PN2193.A8 B45 2017
  • Spectacular men : race, gender, and nation on the early American stage / Sarah E. Chinn. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017];”©2017″PN2260.M37 C55 2017
  • 10,000 nights : highlights from 50 years of theatre-going / Marvin Carlson. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2017]PN2266.5 .C37 2017
  • The Federal Theatre Project in the American South : the Carolina Playmakers and the quest for American drama / Cecelia Moore. Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017]PN2270.F43 M66 2017
  • Latinx theater in the times of neoliberalism / Patricia A. Ybarra. Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2018.;”©2018″PN2270.H57 Y37 2018
  • Ellen Stewart presents : fifty years of La Mama experimental theatre / Cindy Rosenthal. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2017]PN2277.N52 L36 2017
  • Cool hand Lou : my fifty years in Hollywood and on Broadway / Lou Antonio. Jefferson, North Carollina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]PN2287.A66 A3 2017
  • Hamlet lives in Hollywood : John Barrymore and the acting tradition onscreen / edited by Murray Pomerance and Steven Rybin. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017];”©2017″PN2287.B35 H36 2017
  • Jack Benny and the golden age of American radio comedy / Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017]PN2287.B4325 F85 2017
  • The Eddie Cantor story : a Jewish life in performance and politics / David Weinstein. Waltham, Massachusetts : Brandeis University Press, [2018]PN2287.C26 W46 2018
  • Vacationland : true stories from painful beaches / John Hodgman. New York, New York : Viking, [2017];”©2017″PN2287.H55 A3 2017
  • We’re going to need more wine : stories that are funny, complicated, and true / Gabrielle Union. New York, NY : Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow, [2017];”©2017″PN2287.U65 A3 2017
  • Performing the intercultural city / Ric Knowles. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2017]PN2306.T6 K667 2017
  • Memory, transitional justice, and theatre in postdictatorship Argentina / Noe Montez. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2018]PN2451 .M59 2018
  • Brazilian collaborative theater : interviews with directors, performers and choreographers / Aleksandar Dundjerović and Luiz Fernando Ramos. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017];”©2017″PN2473 .D86 2017
  • Musical response in the early modern playhouse, 1603-1625 / Simon Smith. Cambridge, United Kingdom New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2017.;”©2017″PN2592.13.M88 S65 2017
  • Theatre in Europe under German occupation / Anselm Heinrich. Abingdon, Oxon New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.PN2595 .H45 2017
  • Balancing acts : behind the scenes at London’s National Theatre / Nicholas Hytner. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.;”©2017″PN2598.H96 A3 2017
  • Perspectives on contemporary Irish theatre : populating the stage / Anne Etienne, Thierry Dubost, editors. Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017];”©2017″PN2601 .P47 2017
  • 59e Festival d’Avignon : du 8 au 27 juillet 2005 / direction de la publication, Hortense Archambault, Vincent Baudriller. Avignon : Festival d’Avignon, [2005];”©2005″PN2636.A8 F47 2005
  • Gesammelte Schriften 1900-1926 / Siegfried Jacobsohn. Göttingen : Wallstein, 2005.PN2654 .J33 2005
  • The novel after film : modernism and the decline of autonomy / Jonathan Foltz. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]PN3331 .F65 2018
  • Fictional translators : rethinking translation through literature / Rosemary Arrojo. Abingdon, Oxon New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.PN3352.T74 A77 2018
  • The case for fanfiction : exploring the pleasures and practices of a maligned craft / Ashley J. Barner. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]PN3377.5.F33 B37 2017
  • Alternate histories and nineteenth-century literature : untimely meditations in Britain, France, and America / Ben Carver. London : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017];”©2017″PN3448.A47 C37 2017
  • Epistolarity and world literature, 1980-2010 / Rachel Bower. Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017];”©2017″PN3448.E6 B69 2017
  • Hidden legacies of Baroque thought in contemporary literature : the realms of eternal present / by Jelena Todorović. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017.PN3503 .T63 2017
  • LGBTQ in the 21st century / [compiled by] H.W. Wilson, a division of EBSCO Information Services. Amenia, New York : Grey House Publishing, 2017.;”©2017″PN4181 .R4 89,4
  • Dian Hanson’s: the history of men’s magazines / [German translation by Harald Hellmann and Thomas J. Kinne French translation by Philippe Safavi]. Köln London : Taschen, 2004-PN4836 .H353 2004
  • The best American magazine writing 2017 / edited by Sid Holt for the American Society of Magazine Editors. New York : Columbia University Press, [2017];”©2017″PN4853 .B47 2017
  • Shrill : notes from a loud woman / Lindy West. New York : Hachette Books, 2016.PN4874.W425 A3 2016
  • The smear : how shady political operatives and fake news control what you see, what you think, and how you vote / Sharyl Attkisson. New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017];”©2017″PN4888.C6 A85 2017
  • 880-02 al-Malik wa-al-kitābah : qiṣṣat al-ṣiḥāfah wa-al-sulṭah fī Miṣr, 1950-1999 / Muḥammad Tawfīq.;”245-02/(3/r الملك والكتابة ، قصة الصحافة والسلطة في مصر 1950-1999 / محمد توفيق.”PN5462 .T294 2017
  • Private print media, the state and politics in colonial and post-colonial Zimbabwe / Sylvester Dombo. Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018];”©2018″PN5499.Z55 D66 2018
  • Ploughshares solos omnibus. Volume 5 / edited by Ladette Randolph introduction by Ladette Randolph. Boston, Mass. : Ploughshares/Emerson College, 2017.;”©2017″PN6010.5 .P655 2017
  • Paper airplane : the 30th issue / [edited by Bradford Morrow]. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY : Bard College, [1998];”©1998″PN6015.4 .O5153 1998
  • Die Macht der Identität : Essays über jüdische Schriftsteller / Gershon Shaked aus dem Englischen von Ulrike Berger, Matthias Morgenstern und Eve Strauss Eine Veröffentlichung des Leo Baeck Instituts. Königstein/Ts. : Jüdischer Verlag bei Athenäum, 1986.PN6067 .S5 1986
  • Die Sehnsucht, die ist mir so leicht : Schreiben im Exil / Heidrun Hamersky, Ilse Hehn, Wolfgang Schlott (Hrsg.). Ludwigsburg : Pop Verlag, 2016.PN6071.E87 S46 2016
  • Still life with poem : contemporary natures mortes in verse / edited by Jehanne Dubrow & Lindsay Lusby. Chestertown, Maryland : Literary House Press, Washington College, [2016];”©2016″PN6101 .S85 2016
  • Concrete poetry : Church Fine Arts Gallery/UNR 13 April – 27 April, 1977 / William L. Fox, curator of the exhibition. [Reno, Nevada] : Church Fine Arts Gallery, 1977.PN6110.C77 C663 1977 4o
  • You can’t spell America without me : the really tremendous inside story of my fantastic first year as President Donald J. Trump / a so-called parody by Alec Baldwin & Kurt Andersen. New York, New York : Penguin Press, a imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.;”©2017″PN6231.T735 B35 2017
  • ʻAlá raʼy al-mathal / Faraḥ al-Shāfiʻī.; على رأي المثل / فرح الشافعي.” [Cairo?] : Faraḥ al-Shāfiʻī, 2017.; [Cairo] : فرح الشافعيPN6519.A7 S434 2017

About the author

Brian Vetruba is Germanic Languages and Literatures, Comparative Literature, and European Studies Librarian at Washington University in St. Louis