Books Recevied 2018-19




In 2018-19 we have received a variety of books on cinema and media from these publishers: Bloomsbury Academic, Brill, BFI, Columbia University Press, Edinburgh University Press, IB Tauris, Manchester University Press, Peter Lang, Policy Press, Routledge, University of California Press, University of Illinois Press, Wayne State University Press.

Author Biography

Murat Akser, University of Ulster

Murat Akser is lecturer in cinematic arts, in the School of Creative Arts, University of Ulster, UK. Between 2006-2013 he has been an associate professor of cinema and media studies, chair of new media department and the founding director of the Cinema and Television MA program at Kadir Has University Istanbul, Turkey. He has his MA in Film and PhD in communication and culture from York University, Canada. He works extensively on political economy of film festivals, film genres and has recently published a book length study of Turkish cinema from Lambert: Green Pine Resurrected: Film Genre, Parody, and Intertextuality in Turkish Cinema. Also an independent filmmaker Dr. Akser has directed short films, music videos and is a member of International Cinematographers Guild and Academy of Canadian Film and Television.


Akser, M., & McCollum, V. (Eds.). (2019). Alternative media in contemporary Turkey: Sustainability, activism, and resistance. London: Rowman and Littlefield International.

Andersson, J., & Webb, L. (Eds.). (2019). The city in American cinema: film and postindustrial culture. London: Bloomsbury.

Archer, N. (2019). Twenty-first-century Hollywood: Rebooting the System. London: Wallflower Press.

Ayers, D. (2019) Spectacular Posthumanism: The Digital Vernacular of Visual Effects. London: Bloomsbury.

Baumbach, N. (2018) Cinema/politics/philosophy. New York: Columbia University Press.

Broe, D. (2019). Birth of the binge: Serial TV and the end of leisure. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

Bose, N. (2019). Madhuri Dixit (Film Stars). London: British Film Institute.

Bubbio, P. D. and Fleming, C. (2019). Mimetic theory and film. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Chion, M. (2019). Audio-vision: sound on screen. New York: Columbia University Press.

Connelly, T.J. (2019). Capturing digital media: Perfection and imperfection in contemporary film and television. London: Bloomsbury.

Davies, C. (2019). Blockbusters and the ancient world. London: Bloomsbury.

Eberwein, T., Fengler, S., & Karmasin, M. (Eds.). (2019). Media accountability in the era of Post-truth politics: european challenges and perspectives. London: Routledge.

Eldridge, R. (2018). Werner Herzog: filmmaker and philosopher. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Elsaesser, T. (2018). European cinema and continental philosophy: film as thought experiment. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing USA.

Falicov, T. L. (2019). Latin american film industries. London: BFI.

Gerhardt, C. (2018). Screening the red army faction: Historical and cultural memory. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2018.

Gerhardt, Christina, and Sara Saljoughi. (2018) 1968 and Global Cinema. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

Gerhardt, Christina, and Marco Abel. (2018). Celluloid Revolt: German Screen Cultures and the Long Sixties. Rochester, NY: Camden House.

Inuhiko, Y. (2019). What is japanese cinema?: A history. New York: Columbia University Press.

Keating, P. (2019). The dynamic frame. New York: Columbia University Press.

Kondor, E. & Loebenstein, M. (2019). Ruth Beckermann. Vienna: Austrian Film Museum

Langford, M. (2019). Allegory in iranian cinema: The aesthetics of poetry and resistance. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Littschwager, S. N. (2019). Making sense of mind-game films: narrative complexity, embodiment, and the senses. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

McAllister, R. (2019). Steampunk film: a critical introduction. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

McCollum, V. (2019). Make america hate again: trump-era horror and the politics of fear. London: Routledge.

McFadzean, A. (2019). Suburban fantastic cinema: growing up in the late twentieth century. London: Wallflower Press.

Meikle, K. Adaptations in the franchise era. London: Bloomsbury

Meir, Christopher. Mass producing european cinema: studiocanal and its works. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2019.

Mello, C. (2019). The cinema of jia zhangke: realism and memory in chinese film. London: Bloomsbury.

Pomerance, M. (2019) Virtuoso: Film performance and the actor's magic. New York: Bloomsbury USA.

Riddle, N (2019). The Damned (Constellations). Auteur Publishing.

Rodríguez-Hernández, R., & Schaefer, C. (2019). The Supernatural Sublime: The Wondrous Ineffability of the Everyday in Films from Mexico and Spain. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Rogers, A. (2019). On the screen: displaying the moving image, 1926–1942. New York: Columbia University Press.

Schiwy, F. (2019). The open invitation: activist video, mexico, and the politics of affect. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Street, S., & Yumibe, J. (2019). Chromatic modernity: Color, cinema, and media of the 1920s. New York: Columbia University Press.

Teo, S. (2019). Eastern Approaches to Western Film: Asian reception and aesthetics in cinema. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Thanouli, E. (2018.) History and Film: A Tale of Two Disciplines. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing USA.

Thornham, S. Spaces of Women's Cinema: Space, Place and Genre in Contemporary Women’s Filmmaking. London: BFI, 2019.

Turnock, B. (2019). Studying Horror Cinema. Auteur Publishing.

Wheatley, C. (2019). Stanley cavell and film: scepticism and self-reliance at the cinema. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Williams, J. S. (2019). Ethics and aesthetics in contemporary african cinema. London: Bloomsbury.

Xavier, I. (Ed.) Glauber rocha. New York: IB Tauris.

Yasar, K. (2018) Electrified Voices: How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868–1945. New York: Columbia University Press.




How to Cite

Akser, M. (2019). Books Recevied 2018-19. CINEJ Cinema Journal, 7(2), 164–167.



Books Received