Suggested Course Texts:
Film and Media Studies

Our Suggested Course Texts pages list titles intended for classroom use. For a complete list of our titles in film and media studies, go to our general film and media studies page.

New in Film and Media

New in paperback
Border Bandits
By Camilla Fojas

New in paperback
Hollywood's Tennessee
By R. Barton Palmer and William Robert Bray

Art and Film/Media

Aesthetics of Film
By Jacques Aumont, Alain Bergala, Michel Marie, and Marc Vernet

Art in the Cinematic Imagination
By Susan Felleman

Beautiful TV
By Greg M. Smith

Cinema and Painting
By Angela Dalle Vacche

The Image in Dispute
Edited by Dudley Andrew

Pretty Pictures
By C. S. Tashiro

Reading between Designs
By Piers D. Britton and Simon J. Barker

The Solaris Effect
By Steven Dillon

Economics and Labor

Class Struggle in Hollywood, 1930-1950
By Gerald Horne

Film Criticism

American Films of the 70s
By Peter Lev

Career Movies
By Jack Boozer

Celluloid Vampires
By Stacey Abbott

Coming Attractions
By Lisa Kernan

The Dread of Difference
Edited by Barry Keith Grant

Driving Visions
By David Laderman

Film Genre Reader III
Edited by Barry Keith Grant

Framing Female Lawyers
By Cynthia Lucia

Generation Multiplex
By Timothy Shary

Identity Politics on the Israeli Screen
By Yosefa Loshitzky

James Dean Transfigured
By Claudia Springer

Mexico City in Contemporary Mexican Cinema
By David William Foster

Mouse Morality
By Annalee R. Ward

Multiculturalism and the Mouse
By Douglas Brode

Popular Cinema of the Third Reich
By Sabine Hake

Realer Than Reel
By David Hogarth

Reel Knockouts
Edited by Martha McCaughey and Neal King

Savage Cinema
By Stephen Prince

Screening the Gothic
By Lisa Hopkins

Technophobia!
By Daniel Dinello

Thelma & Louise Live!
Edited by Bernie Cook

Understanding Indian Movies
By Patrick Colm Hogan

Youth Culture in Global Cinema
Edited by Timothy Shary and Alexandra Seibel

Filmmakers and Directors

After Hitchcock
Edited by David Boyd and R. Barton Palmer

Black Directors in Hollywood
By Melvin Donalson

Derek Jarman and Lyric Film
By Steven Dillon

Hanif Kureishi
By Kenneth C. Kaleta

Henry Bumstead and the World of Hollywood Art Direction
By Andrew Horton

Lourdes Portillo
Edited by Rosa Linda Fregoso

The Passion of David Lynch
By Martha P. Nochimson

Sculpting in Time
By Andrey Tarkovsky

Selznick's Vision
By Alan David Vertrees

Women Filmmakers in Mexico
By Elissa J. Rashkin

Woman with a Movie Camera
By Marina Goldovskaya

Gender and Film/Media

Alien Constructions
By Patricia Melzer

Cinemachismo
By Sergio de la Mora

Electronic Eros
By Claudia Springer

Dames in the Driver's Seat
By Jans B. Wager

Derek Jarman and Lyric Film
By Steven Dillon

Diva
By Angela Dalle Vacche

e-mail trouble
By S. Paige Baty

Feminism, Film, Fascism
By Susan E. Linville

Framing Female Lawyers
By Cynthia Lucia

From Bananas to Buttocks
Edited by Myra Mendible

Gender and Society in Contemporary Brazilian Cinema
By David William Foster

History Films, Women, and Freud's Uncanny
By Susan E. Linville

Lourdes Portillo
Edited by Rosa Linda Fregoso

Queer Issues in Contemporary Latin American Cinema
By David William Foster

Reel Knockouts
Edited by Martha McCaughey and Neal King

Thelma & Louise Live!
Edited by Bernie Cook

What Women Watched
By Marsha F. Cassidy

Women Filmmakers in Mexico
By Elissa J. Rashkin

Women in Television News Revisited
By Judith Marlane
Foreword by Howard Rosenberg

Woman with a Movie Camera
By Marina Goldovskaya

Media, Politics, and Society

Border Radio (revised edition)
By Gene Fowler and Bill Crawford

Brought to You By
By Lawrence R. Samuel

Brown Tide Rising
By Otto Santa Ana

Cinema and Social Change in Latin America
Edited by Julianne Burton

Cinema and the Sandinistas
By Jonathan Buchsbaum

Cinema, Colonialism, Postcolonialism
Edited by Dina Sherzer

Drugs, Thugs, and Divas
By O. Hugo Benavides

Film and the German Left in the Weimar Republic
By Bruce Murray

The First Texas News Barons
By Patrick Cox

Framing Female Lawyers
By Cynthia Lucia

From Walt to Woodstock
By Douglas Brode

Generation Multiplex
By Timothy Shary

The Gordon File
By Bernard Gordon

Harry Reasoner
By Douglass K. Daniel

Identity Politics on the Israeli Screen
By Yosefa Loshitzky

Latin Politics, Global Media
Edited by Elizabeth Fox and Silvio Waisbord

Latino Images in Film
By Charles Ramírez Berg

Mouse Morality
By Annalee R. Ward

The New Latin American Cinema
By Zusanna Pick

Popular Cinema of the Third Reich
By Sabine Hake

Television Talk
By Bernard M. Timberg

Vietnam at 24 Frames a Second
By Jeremy M. Devine

Watching Television Come of Age
Edited by Lewis L. Gould

Watching the Traffic Go By
By Paul Mason Fotsch

What Women Watched
By Marsha F. Cassidy

Women in Television News Revisited
By Judith Marlane
Foreword by Howard Rosenberg

Media and Technology

Electronic Tribes
By Tyrone L. Adams and Stephen A. Smith

The Medium of the Video Game
Edited by Mark J. P. Wolf

The Rise of Cable Programming in the United States
By Megan Mullen

Veni, Vidi, Video
By Frederick Wasser

Ethnicity and Race

Black Directors in Hollywood
By Melvin Donalson

Black Space
By Adilifu Nama

Brown Tide Rising
By Otto Santa Ana

"Evil" Arabs in American Popular Film
By Tim Jon Semmerling

Filming Difference
Edited by Daniel Bernardi

From Bananas to Buttocks
Edited by Myra Mendible

Identity Politics on the Israeli Screen
By Yosefa Loshitzky

"Indian" Stereotypes in TV Science Fiction
By Sierra S. Adare

Indigenous Aesthetics
By Steven Leuthold

Latino Images in Film
By Charles Ramírez Berg

Multiculturalism and the Mouse
By Douglas Brode

Tex[t]-Mex
By William Anthony Nericcio

Understanding Indian Movies
By Patrick Colm Hogan

Screenwriting, Filmmaking, and Production

Authorship in Film Adaptation
Edited with an introduction by Jack Boozer

The Death and Life of Drama
By Lance Lee

Ethnographic Film
By Karl G. Heider

Harnessing the Technicolor Rainbow
By Scott Higgins

A Poetics for Screenwriters
By Lance Lee

Principles of Adaptation for Film and Television
By Ben Brady

Sculpting in Time
By Andrey Tarkovsky

Sound Design and Science Fiction
By William Whittington

The Understructure of Writing for Film and Television
By Ben Brady and Lance Lee

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