Screen Studies 2021

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Intellect is attending the Screen Studies 2021 virtual conference

Screen Studies 2021 is happening Friday 25 June – Sunday 27 June. Additional information about the conference can be found here.

To obtain 30% off selected books, please use the code SS30 at the checkout when purchasing books online. Books will be eligible for a 30% discount between 25 – 29 June 2021. Click here for the full list of discounted books.

We are looking to contract new books and reach out to new journal contributors within the subject areas of African media, animation, Arab and Muslim media, asian cinema, australian and new zealand popular culture, body and culture, british popular culture, environmental media,fan culture,  International film, horror studies, journalism and media culture, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer studies, musicals, science and popular culture, television and visual culture. 

Please contact if you'd like to discuss a proposal or would like to link up at the conference.

Spotlight titles include: 

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American Presidents and Oliver Stone 

Kennedy, Nixon, and Bush between History and Cinema

By Carl Freedman

Synthesizing film criticism with political and historical analysis, the book transcends the limitations of formalism and empiricism, reflecting on both Stone’s achievements as a filmmaker and American politics of the past sixty years. 

Discounted price: £14.00 / $17.50

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Lesbians on Television

New Queer Visibility & The Lesbian Normal

By Kate McNicholas Smith

In Lesbians on Television, Kate McNicholas Smith maps concurrent contemporary shifts in lesbian visibility within popular media, focusing on the small screens of Europe and North America. Central to these shifts has been a re-imagining of queer lives – or a 'new queer visibility' – as LGBTQ+ characters have become increasingly visible within popular culture.

Discounted price: £56.00 / $74.55

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Paolo Sorrentino’s Cinema and Television

Edited by Annachiara Mariani Series edited by Flavia Laviosa

New edited collection with a transnational perspective on Paolo Sorrentino, the award-winning Italian director and screenwriter. International contributors take diverse approaches to examine the dominant themes in his work

Discounted price (Hardback) : £50.40 / $67.20

Discounted price (Paperback) : £15.75 / $21.00

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Taste and the TV Chef 

How Storytelling Can Save the Planet

By Gilly Smith

This book examines the evolution of food-centric TV; how it changed Britain’s relationship with food and created a global appetite for culinary content. Includes rare interviews with editors/producers who created some of the most influential stories television ever told.

Discounted price: £15.40 / $20.65

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The Poetics of Poetry Film 

Film Poetry, Videopoetry, Lyric Voice, Reflection

By Sarah Tremlett

The first book of its kind, it classifies the different types of poetry film, shedding light on the fast-growing genre and citing works from poetry filmmakers worldwide. A ground-breaking industry bible for anyone interested in poetry, digital media, filmmaking, art and creative writing as well as poetry filmmakers.

Discounted price: £28.00 / $37.10