Books received




In 2019-20 we have received a variety of books on cinema and media from these publishers: Bloomsbury Academic, Brill, Columbia University Press, IB Tauris, Intellect, John Wiley & Sons, Manchester University Press, Oxford University Press, Palgrave Macmillan, 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.


Barnett, K. (2020). Fathers on film: paternity and masculinity in 1990s hollywood. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Barton, R. (2019). Irish cinema in the twenty-first century. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Bergfelder, T., Carter, E., Göktürk, D., & Sandberg, C. (Eds.). (2020). The German cinema book 2nd edition. London: British Film Institute.

Breger, C. (2020). Making worlds: Affect and collectivity in contemporary european cinema. New York: Columbia University Press.

Çamoğlu, D. Y. (2019). Re/Presenting gender and love. Leiden: Brill.

Coover, R. (2020). The digital imaginary: Literature and cinema of the database. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Diken, B., Gilloch, G. P., & Hammond, C. (2018). The cinema of nuri bilge ceylan: The global vision of a turkish filmmaker. London: IB Tauris.

Dinç , E. (2020) Atatürk on screen: Documentary film and the making of a leader. London: IB Tauris.

Fenwick, J. (2018). Understanding Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. London: Intellect.

Fisher, J. (2019). Treme. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

Ginsberg, Terri, Lippard, Chris (Eds.) (2020). Cinema of the arab world: contemporary directions in theory and practice. Palgrave Macmillan.

Glynn, B. (2019). The Mummy on screen: Orientalism and monstrosity in horror cinema. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Grossman, J., & Scheibel, W. (2020). Twin peaks. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

Grant, B. K. (2020). The twilight zone. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

Hill, J. (Ed.). (2019). A companion to british and irish cinema. London: John Wiley & Sons.

Kobus, A., & Muniowski, L. (Eds.). (2020). Sex, death and resurrection in altered carbon: Essays on the netflix series. McFarland.

Marchessault, J., & Straw, W. (Eds.). (2019). The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Cinema. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Monahan, B. (2018). The films of lenny abrahamson: a filmmaking of philosophy. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing USA.

Ormrod, J. (2020). Wonder woman: the female body and popular culture. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Özcan, E. (2019). Mainstreaming the headscarf: Islamist politics and women in the turkish media. London: IB Tauris.

Plotz, B. (2020). Fat on film: gender, race and body size in contemporary hollywood cinema. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Richards, J. (2020). The lost worlds of john ford: Beyond the western. London: Bloomsbury.

Roche, D., & Maury, C. (Eds.). (2020). Women who kill: gender and sexuality in film and series of the post-feminist era. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Saka, E. (2019). Social media and politics in turkey: A journey through citizen journalism, political trolling, and fake news. Lexington Books.

Slugan, M. (2019). Fiction and imagination in early cinema: A philosophical approach to film history. London: Bloomsbury Academic.




How to Cite

Akser, M. (2020). Books received. CINEJ Cinema Journal, 8(1), 299–301.



Books Received