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Rappel : la rubrique intitule Gn- Dunod, (Tout en fiches), 2017, 191 pages.
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la culture populaire en gnral, ainsi que
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certaines curio-sits ditoriales...
DERIES, Graldine & Natalia LECLERC (dir.),
L'Aventure, Paris, H & K, 2017, 128 pages.
LITTRATURE [20 fiches: sur les oeuvres au programme]
Janklvitch: L'aventure, l'ennui, le srieux -
Homre, L'Odysse, Conrad, Au coeur des
BARNER, Ashley, The Case for Fanfiction: tnbres
Exploring the Pleasures and Practices of a
Maligned Craft, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, ELLIS,Douglas, et al., The Art of the Pulps:
2017, 277 pages. An Illustrated History, San Diego (CA), IDW
Challenging readers to rethink what they read Publishing, 2017, 240 pages. Prface de F. Paul
and why, the author questions the aesthetic Wilson.
assumptions that have led to the devaluing of A team of experts in each of the ten major Pulp
fan fiction--a genre criticized as tasteless and genres, from action Pulps to spicy Pulps and
derivative--and other "guilty pleasure" reading more, chart for the first time the complete
(and writing) including romance and fantasy. history of Pulp magazinesthe stories and their
The complicated relationship between "fanfic" writers, the graphics and their artists, and, of
and intellectual property is discussed in light of course, the publishers, their market, and
the millennia-old tradition of derivative readers.Each chapter in the book, which is
literature, before modern copyright law illustrated with more than 400 examples of the
established originality as the hallmark of great best Pulp graphics (many from the Editors
fiction. collectionsamong the worlds largest) is
organized in a clear and accessible way,
BREMNER, Natalia & Jamal BAHMAD (dir.), starting with an introductory overview of the
Trash Culture in the Francophone World, genre, followed by a selection of the best
dans French Cultural Studies, vol. 20, no 2, covers and interior graphics, organized
aot 2017. chronologically through the chapter.
Sommaire ici :
FARAGO, France, L'Aventure, Malakoff,
Armand Colin, 2017, 235 pages. Janklvitch:
BUSBY, Brian, The Dusty Bookcase: A
L'aventure, l'ennui, le srieux - Homre,
Journey through Canada's Forgotten,
L'Odysse, Conrad, Au coeur des tnbres
Neglected and Suppressed Writing,
Windsor, Biblioasis, 2017, 368 pages.
Brian Busbys The Dusty Bookcase explores the HAYNES, Rosslynn D., From Madman to
fascinating world of Canadas lesser-known Crime Fighter: The Scientist in Western
literary history: works that suffered censorship, Culture, Baltimore, John Hopkins University
critical neglect, or brilliant yet fleeting Press, 2017, 424 pages.
notoriety. These rare and quirky totems of Drawing on examples from Britain, America,
Canadiana, collected over the last three Germany, France, Russia, and elsewhere,
decades, form a travel diary of sortsthrough Haynes explores the persistent folklore of mad
books instead of maps. Covering over one doctors of science and its relation to popular
hundred books, and peppered with fears of a depersonalized, male-dominated, and
observations on the Canadian writing and socially irresponsible pursuit of knowledge for
publishing scenes, Busbys work explores our its own sake. She concludes that todays public
cultural past from a unique slant, questioning response to science and scientistsmuch of it
why certain works, rightfully or otherwise, are negativeis best understood by recognizing
celebrated and others ignored. the importance of such cultural archetypes and

their significance as myth. From Madman to millions, for 10 cents a copy. The best-known
Crime Fighter is the most comprehensive study editor of this era was Leo Margulies, editor-in-
of the image of the scientist in Western chief of Standard Magazines The Thrilling
literature and film. Group. During one period, he bought two
million words a month. He edited more than 70
HORRALL, Andrew, Inventing the Caveman: magazines and was, for a time, the highest-
from Darwin to the Flintstones, Manchester, paid pulp magazine editor in the country. Leo
Manchester University Press, (Studies in Margulies: Giant of the PulpsHis Thrilling,
Popular Culture), 2017, 240 pages. Exciting, and Popular Journey, by his nephew,
Philip Sherman, includes stories by members of
LEMONNIER, Lon, Manifeste du roman his family, friends, and writers, about his
populiste et autres textes, [dition tablie generosity and encouragement to so many.
par Franois Ouellet], Le Raincy, La Thbade,
(L'esprit du peuple), 2017, 182 pages.[Le WIRTH, Ute (dir), Komik: ein interdiszi-
roman populaire franais: 1900-1945]. plinres Handbuch, Stuttgart, J. B. Metzler,
2017, 415 pages.
MAGLIO, Mitch, Fiction House; from Pulps
to Panels, from Jungle to Space, Yeo Books,
2017, 300 pages.
From sexy jungle girls to even sexier raygun- CINMA & TLVISION
toting space women and beyond, the comics
from Fiction House had it all! Now, for the first
time, the history of the legendary publisher, AGUILAR, Carlos, Cine comico espanol,
the leading purveyor of Good Girl Art during 1950-1961: riendo en la oscuridad,
the Golden Age of comics, is told by Valencia, Desfiladero Ediciones, 2017, 302
historian Mitch Maglio in a single volume! pages.
Stuffed with breathtaking cover repro-ductions,
original artwork, and full-length stories, Fiction BAREFOOT, Guy, The Lost Jungle:
House: From Pulp to Panels, From Jungles To Cliffhanger Action and Hollywood Serials
Space tells the story of one of the most of the 1930s and 1940s, Exeter, University
successful publishers through the works of of Exeter Press, (Exeter Studies in Film
legends such as Matt Baker, George Tuska, Lou History), 2017, 256 pages.
Fine, Bob Lubbers, and Lily Rene. Why has the Hollywood sound serial received
so little scholarly attention? These short,
MURPHY, Bernice M., Key Concepts in usually weekly films ending in cliffhangers
Contemporary Popular Fiction, Edinburgh, began in the silent era but continued to be
Edinburgh University Press, 2017, vii, 150 extremely popular in the 1930s and 1940s
pages. after the advent of synchronized sound. In The
Key Concepts in Contemporary Popular Fiction Lost Jungle Guy Barefoot explores the
represents an invaluable starting point for popularity of particular serials such as Flash
students wishing to familiarise themselves with Gordon (1936) and The Lone Ranger (1938),
this exciting and rapidly evolving area of contextualizing the serial in the broader
literary studies. It provides an accessible, context of American film culture during the
concise and reliable overview of core critical Great Depression and Second World War.
terminology, key theoretical approaches, and Barefoot also examines less familiar science
the major genres and sub-genres within fiction, western, jungle, and crime serials, and
popular fiction. considers the production of sound serials,
highlighting how they drew upon earlier
SHERMAN, Philip, Leo Margulies: Giant of conventions of silent cinema and melodrama.
the Pulps; His Thrilling, Exciting and
Popular Journey, Altus Press, 2017, 356 BIANCHI, Pietro, Il cinema comico,
pages. Bergamo, Editore Lubrine-LEB (Appunti di
Pulp magazines written initially for boys in the cinema), 2017, 112 pages.
first half of the Twentieth Century dominated
the industry with stories about cowboys and BONNAL, Nicolas, Les Mystres de Stanley
Indians, science fiction, and adventure. They Kubrick: une approche culturelle et
were written by such illustrious authors as critique, Paris, Dualpha dition, (Patrimoine
Louis LAmour, Ray Bradbury, L. Ron Hubbard, du spectacle), 2017, 290 pages.
and Isaac Asimov, with a readership of tens of

BOUGIE, Robin, Cinema Sewer, vol. 6: The swashbuckler Black Eagle (1946), an
Adults Only Guide to History Sickest and adaptation of Les Miserables(1947), the
Sexiest Movies, Godalming (Surrey, UK), FAB peplum Theodora, Slave Empress (1954) and a
Press, (Sewer Movies), 2017, 192 pages. number of cult-favorite Gothic and horror films
Issues 27 to 29 of Robin Bougie's celebrated such as I Vampiri(1957), The Horrible Dr.
underground smash magazine are revisited in Hichcock (1962) and The Ghost (1963). Freda
this sixth wild volume, along with an additional was first championed in the 1960s by French
80 pages of never-before-seen interviews, critics who labeled him the European Raoul
rants, comics, hard-to-find classic movie Walsh, and enjoyed growing critical esteem
advertising, and graphic illustrations by Bougie over the years.
and a host of his talented friends from both the
comic book and animation industries. CURTI, Roberto, Tonino Valerii: the Films,
Regardless of whether readers are just Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2016, 232 pages.
discovering the world of classic porn, horror, Tonino Valerii is one of Italys best genre film
and exploitation movies, or if they're long time directors. Starting out as Sergio Leones
fans, they'll find plenty to get excited about, as assistant on For a Few Dollars More(1965), he
they gleefully slosh around in the filth of the went on to direct spaghetti westerns that stand
Cinema Sewer! out among the most accomplished in their
classDay of Anger(1967), The Price of
BRACCI, Simone, La poetica del male. Power (1969), A Reason to Live, a Reason to
Vision pulp nel cinema contemporaneo, Die! (1972) and My Name Is Nobody (1973).
Roma, Aracne Editore, 2017, 68 pages. He also directed the outstanding giallo My Dear
Nel cinema cresciuta, a partire dallo scorso Killer (1972). This book examines Valeriis life
decennio, la necessit di raccontare un certo and career in depth for the first time, with
tipo di tematica, la volont di esporre agli occhi exclusive interviews with the filmmaker,
dellopinione pubblica la rappresentazione del scriptwriters and actors, and critical analysis of
male inteso come riflesso condizionato delle his films.
nostre societ. Lautore tenta di spiegare il
motivo del successo planetario, che, a cavallo DAROWSKI, Joseph J. & Kate DAROWSKI,
del nuovo millennio dominato da una fase di Frasier: a Cultural History, Lanham (MD),
insicurezza e instabilit politica globale, porta il Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, (The Cultural
pubblico a ricercare nella violenza mediatica History of Television), 2017, 252 pages.
la risposta salvifica ai propri timori. Un esempio In Frasier: A Cultural History, Joseph J.
di cinema pulp? Sangue, violenza e ironia. Darowski and Kate Darowski offer an engaging
analysis of the long-running, award-winning
CAMPBELL, Bruce & Craig SANBORN, Hail to show, offering insights into both the onscreen
the Chin: Further Confessions of a B Movie stories as well as the efforts behind the scenes
Actor, New York, Thomas Dunne Books, 2017, to shape this modern classic. This volume
336 pages. examines the series as a whole, but also
The journey from Evil Dead to Spider- focuses on the shows key characters, including
Man to Burn Notice was long, with plenty of Eddie, the canine. Close looks at set design,
adventures/mishaps along the way. I never class issues, and gender roles are also
pictured myself hovering above Baghdad in a provided, along with opinionated reviews of all
Blackhawk helicopter, facing a pack of wild 264 episodes, highlighting the peaks and dips
dogs in Bulgaria, or playing an aging Elvis in quality across more than a decade of
Presley with cancer on his penis - how can you television.
predict this stuff? The sheer lunacy of show
business is part of the fun for me and I hope EDWARDS, Kyle, The Hollywood B-Film:
you'll come along for the ride. NDLR: ce livre Cinema on a Shoestring, New York,
fait suite If Chins could Kill (2001), premire Wallflower Press, (Short Cuts), janvier 2018,
partie de cette autobiographie. 144 pages.
Each chapter of this volume offers a clear and
CURTI, Roberto, Riccardo Freda: The Life concise examination of a distinct period in the
and Work of a Born Filmmaker, Jefferson history of this vast but relatively unknown area
(NC), McFarland, 2017, 376 pages. of film history. Case studies explore Warner
In an eclectic career spanning four decades, Bros.' B-film unit in the 1930s, Poverty Row
Italian director Riccardo Freda (19091999) stalwart Monogram Pictures in the 1940s and
produced films of remarkable technical skill and 1950s, independent upstart King Bros. in the
powerful visual style, including the 1960s and 1970s, and Quentin Tarantino's and

Robert Rodriguez's homage to B-film excess GRAYSON, Jerry, Film Pilot: from James
in Grind-house(2007). Bond to Hurricane Katrina, London, Adlard
Coles, 2017, 272 pages.
FERRIS, Suzanne & Mallory YOUNG (eds.), Film Pilot: Flying the Lens is full of entertaining
Chick Flicks: Contemporary Women at the behind-the-scenes stories (some that almost
Movies, New York, Routledge, 2017, 272 ended in disaster for Jerry and an A-list actor
pages. or two) and revelatory insights into just how
A companion to the successful anthology Chick this invisible sector of the film business
Lit: The New Womans Fiction, this edited operates. We all take aerial footage for
volume consists of 11 original essays, prefaced granted, without appreciating the lengths gone
by an introduction situating chick flicks within to shoot it. This is perhaps never more
the larger context of chick culture as well as apparent than when Jerry's skills are called
womens cinema. The essays consider chick upon to gather more important footage the
flicks from a variety of angles, touching on burning oilfields of Kuwait following the first
issues of film history, female sexuality Gulf War, and flooded New Orleans after
(heterosexual and homosexual), femininity, Hurricane Katrina.
female friendship, age, race, ethnicity, class,
consumerism, spectatorship, pleasure and HAMILTON, Charles R. & Allen H. REDMON
gender definition. An afterword by feminist film (eds.), Clint Eastwood's Cinema of
theorist Karen Hollinger considers the chick Trauma: Essays on PTSD in the Director's
flicks transformation from the womans films of Films, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2017, 200
the 40s to the friendship films of the 80s and pages.
those of the "return to the classics" trend of the Preface 1
90s Coady Lapierre
Introduction (Charles R. Hamilton and Allen H.
FREESE, Gene, Classic Movie Fight Scenes: Redmon) 9
75 Years of Bare Knuckles Brawls, 1914- Civilian PTSD in The Outlaw Josey Wales
1989, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2017, 277 (Sydney Sian Walmsley) 23
pages. Welcome to the Ranks of the Disenchanted:
Examining more than 300 filmsfrom The Feminism and Pacifist Spectacle in The
Spoilers (1914) to Road House(1989)the Gauntlet (Andrew Grossman) 37
author provides behind-the-scenes details on Eastwoods Depiction of Violence and PTSD in
memorable melees starring such iconic tough- Private Citizens (Alison S. Wallace) 53
guys as John Wayne, Randolph Scott, Robert "What face do you put with your enemy?"
Mitchum, Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, Clint Identifying Trauma in In the Line of Fire and
Eastwood, Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris and Jackie Absolute Power (Maria I. Cipriani) 67
Chan. Mourning and Melancholia in Blood Work and
Vanessa in the Garden (Fernando Gabriel
GANDINI, Leonardo, Brian de Palma, Roma, Pagnoni Berns and Canela Ailen
Gremese Editore, 2017, 127 pages. Rodriguez Fontao) 84
The Trauma of Cyclical Violence in Mystic River
GIACOVELLI, Enrico, Parole de comique: la (Charles R. Hamilton) 99
slapstick comedy dans les annes d'or des Moral Injury and Civilian Authority in the War
dessins anims et de la comdie Films of Clint Eastwood (Kathleen A. Brown and
sophistique (1930-1950), Rome, Gremese, Brett Westbrook) 115
2017, 238 pages. Belated Casualties: Delayed Stress Disorder in
Gran Torino (James F. Scott) 130
GOODALL, Mark, Sweet and Savage: The National PTSD in Invictus (Laurence Raw) 143
World through the Mondo Film Lens, "Hes here and hes there": Projecting Recovery
Headpress, 2017, 220 pages. Foreword: in American Sniper and Sully (Allen H.
Jeremy Dyson. Redmon) 158
Conclusion: Eastwoods Perfect World (Charles
GRANO, Francesco, Proiettili eroici. L'heroic R. Hamilton and Allen H. Redmon) 175.
bloodshed di John Woo, Rossano, Ferrari
Editore, (Arte e spettacolo, 4), 2017, 158 HILL, Rob, The Bad Movie Bible: The
pages. Ultimate Modern Guide to Movies That are
so Bad They're Good, Art of Publishing,
(Movie Bibles), 2017, 240 pages.

HUBIER, Sebastien, Pin Up Girls, Playmates
et Bimbos, Dijon, ditions du Murmure, NICKELODEON PRODUCTIONS, "Yo soy
(Borderline), 2017, 90 pages. Franky": le guide officiel. Tous les secrets
Ne ds le XIXe sicle, la pin-up est, par de la srie, Paris, Les Livres du Dragon d'or,
excellence, LA reprsentation rotique et 2017, 76 pages. [Telenovela pour la jeunesse].
marchande de la fminit dans notre monde de
la socit de consommation,elle-mme rgie RODE, Alan K., Michael Curtiz: A Life in
par trois principes qui ne laissent pas de se Film, Lexington, University Press of Kentucky,
recouper : sex sells , sex is for sale , (Screen Classics), 2017, 704 pages.
sex is health . Ayant subi des mtamorphoses
successives dans les Annes folles, pendant la ROHRER, Seraina, La India Maria:
Seconde Guerre mondiale,puis tout au long des Mexploitation and the Films of Maria
fifties, tantt elle s est rapproche d autres Velasco, Austin, University of Texas Press,
types comme la flapper ou la media lolita, 2017, 254 pages.
tantt elle a engendr de nouveaux modles de La India Maraa humble and stubborn
beaut tels la playmate et la bimbo. C est l indigenous Mexican womanis one of the most
histoire de ces beauts particulires que popular characters of the Mexican stage,
s'attache le prsent ouvrage. television, and film. Created and portrayed by
Mara Elena Velasco, La India Mara has
KING, Rob, Hokum ! The Early Sound delighted audiences since the late 1960s with
Slapstick Short and Depression-Era Mass slapstick humor that slyly critiques
Culture, Oakland (CA), University of California discrimination and the powerful. At the same
Press, 2017, 253 pages. time, however, many critics have derided the
iconic figure as a racist depiction of a negative
LANZONI, Rmi Fournier, Rire de plomb: la stereotype and dismissed the India Mara films
comdie l'italienne des annes 70, Paris, as exploitation cinema unworthy of serious
L'Harmattan, (Champs visuels), 2017, 261 attention. By contrast, La India Mara builds a
pages. convincing case for Mara Elena Velasco as an
artist whose work as a director and producer
LAZARO-REBOLL, Antonio & Ian OLNEY (eds.), rare for women in Mexican cinemahas been
The Films of Jess Franco, Detroit, Wayne widely and unjustly overlooked.
State University Press, 2018, 338 pages.
The Films of Jess Franco looks at the work of RYFLE, Steve & Ed GODZISZEWSKI, Ishiro
Jess "Jess" Franco (1930-2013), one of the Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to
most prolific and madly inventive filmmakers in Kurosawa, Middletown (Conn.), Wesleyan
the history of cinema. He is best known as the University Press, 2017, 336 pages.
director of jazzy, erotically charged horror Collaboration de Yuuko Honda-Yun et Preface
movies featuring mad scientists, lesbian de Martin Scorsese.
vampires, and women in prison, but he also
dabbled in a multitude of genres from comedy SANDS, Zach, Film Comedy and the
to science fiction to pornography. American Dream, New York, Routledge,
(Routledge Advances in Film Studies), 2017,
LEBLANC, Damien, Les Rvolutions de Mad 184 pages.
Men, Levallois-Perret, Playlist Society, 2017, Film Comedy and the American Dream is an
131 pages. examination of national identity in the era of
the American superpower as projected in
LINDVALL, Terry, J. Dennis BOUNDS, and Chris popular comedic films that center on issues of
LINDVALL, Divine Film Comedies: Biblical upward mobility. It is the story of what made
narratives, Film Subgenres, and the Comic audiences laugh and why, and what this says
Spirit, New York, Routledge, 2016, 212 pages. about the changing shape of the American
Dream from the end of the Second World War
MORSIANO, Alberto, Quentin Tarantino: les through the first part of the twenty-first
films du ralisateur qui a rinvent le century.
cinma, Rome, Gremese, (Les grands
cinastes), 2016, 191 pages. SOLLA, Gianluca, Buster Keaton. L'In-
venzione del gesto, Nocera Inferiore,
NATHAN, Ian, The Coen Brothers: The Orthotes Editrice, (Sillabario), 2016, 202
Iconic Filmmakers and Their Work, London, pages.
Aurum Press, 2017, 176 pages.

STRATTON, James, 100 Guilty Pleasure and The Lives of Others), films that focus on
Movies, Indianapolis, Dog Ear Publishing, those who are watched (like The
2017, 534 pages. Conversation, Cach, and Ed TV), films that
Illustrated with dozens of carefully chosen feature surveillance societies (like 1984, THX
photographs, this entertaining collection of 1138, V for Vendetta, The Handmaid's
essays celebrates a particular kind of movie Tale, The Truman Show, and Minority Report),
well made, irresistible and often overlooked. surveillance procedural films (from The Naked
With the same knowledge and insight that City, to Hong Kong's Eye in the Sky,
characterize his previous books on film, author The Infernal Affairs Trilogy, and
James Stratton deftly analyzes a remarkable the Overheard Trilogy of films), and films that
assortment of personal favorites, everything interrogate the aesthetics of the surveillance
from Now, Voyager to Batman Begins, image itself (like Sliver, Dhobi Ghat (Mumbai
Inspector Clouseau to James Bond. Whether Diaries), Der Riese, and Look). Wise uses these
focused on a Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers films to describe key models of understanding
dance number or a Seth Rogen stoner comedy, surveillance (like Big Brother, Panopticism, or
the writing is breezy, smart and informative. the Control Society) as well as to raise issues
Along with such familiar titles as The Devil of voyeurism, trust, ethics, technology,
Wears Prada and Remember the Titans, visibility, identity, privacy, and control that are
Stratton introduces readers to lesser-known essential elements of today's culture of
gems like Diplomatic Courier, The Narrow surveillance.
Margin, Prime Cut and Under Fire. The
selections represent every major genre of film:
domestic drama, musical, film noir, Western,
science fiction, comedy, biopic, war, espionage, ROMANS ET FILMS
sports, superhero and horror. Among the
acting careers examined are those of Cary POLICIERS
Grant, Marlene Dietrich, Judy Garland, Greer
Garson, Burt Lancaster, Meryl Streep, Matt
Damon, Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington,
Daniel Craig and many others.

STERRITT, David, Rock'n Roll Movies, New

brunswick, Rutgers University Press, (Quick
Takes: Movies and Popular Culture), 2017, 152

STOREK, Timo & Svenja TAUBNER (eds.), Von

Game of Thrones bis The Walking Dead:
Interpretation von Kultur in Serie, Berlin, LITTRATURE
Springer Verlag, 2017, xviii, 380 pages.
APARICIO NEVARO, Felipe (dir.),
WAGNER, Kristen Anderson, Comic Venus: Reescrituras del imaginario policiaco en la
Women and Comedy in American Silent narrative hispanica contemporanea,
Film, Detroit, Wayne State University Press, Mulhouse, ILLE (Institut de recherches en
(Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media), langues et littratures europennes), , 2016,
2017, 304 pages. 357 pages.
Investigacin y anlisis de textos
WALTER, MArcello Bruno, Stanley Kubrick, contemporneos (R. Bolaos, E. Fuentes, J.
Rome, Gremese (Les grands cinastes), 2016, Maras, J. Madrid, Javier Calvo, Muoz Molina,
175 pages. Prfae et postface de Roberto C. Posadas, O. Pz. N. Ponce y otros) por
Lasagna. especialistas europes y latinoamericnaos (F.
Aparicio. E. Fuentes, Dolores Rajoy, Shelley
WISE, J. McGregor, Surveillance and Film, Godsland, Myriam Roche, S. Girbs, Olga
New York, Bloomsbury Academic, 2016, xi, 192 Godoy, Chand, Andrea Pezze, Jorge Chen y
pages. otros.
Drawing on dozens of examples from around
the world, J. Macgregor Wise analyzes films BECK, Sandra, Narratologische Ermit-
that focus on those who watch (like Rear tlungen: Muster detektorischen Erzhlens
Window, Peeping Tom, Disturbia, Gigante, in der deutschsprachigen Literatur,

Heidelberg, Carl-Winter Univer-sitts Verlag, new career of global popularity, enhanced by
2017, 823 pages. the Bond film franchise. In the realm of fiction,
a glance at the fiction bestseller list will reveal
BLANCHER, Marc, Polar et post-modernit, the continuing appeal of novelists such as John
Paris, L'Harmattan, 2016, 675 pages. le Carr, Frederick Forsyth, Charles Cumming,
N au coeur de la tourmente Stella Rimington, Daniel Silva, Alec Berenson,
transformationnelle qui caractrise le Xixe Christopher Reichto name but a fewand
sicle, le polar incarne la contradiction par illustrates the continued fascination with the
excellence. En effet, ses dtracteurs disent de spy novel into the twenty-first century,
lui qu'il est la fois populaire et inclassable decades after the end of the Cold War. There is
tandis que les aficionados y voient un genre also a burgeoning critical interest in spy fiction,
riche l'infini, se nourrissant aussi bien de la with a number of new studies appearing in
science que du social. En interrogeant le terme recent years. A genre that many believed
mme de policier l'auteur prsente et would falter and disappear after the fall of the
questionne la relle substance de son objet Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet
d'tude et se demande, en essence, si le polar empire has shown, if anything, increased signs
n'aurait pas incarn une postmodernit avant of vitality.
EDWARDS, Martin, The Story of Classic
BENDER, Jesko, 9/11 erzhlen: Terror als Crime in 100 Books, Scottsdale (AR),
Diskurs- und Textphnomen, Bielfeld, Poisoned Pen Press, 2017, 357 pages.
transcript Verlag, 2017, 271 pages. This book tells the story of crime fiction
published during the first half of the twentieth
BONNAL, Nicolas, Littrature et cons- century. The diversity of this much-loved genre
piration: les grands auteurs l'ge des is breathtaking, and so much greater than
complots, Paris, Dualpha ditions, 2017, 247 many critics have suggested. To illustrate this,
pages. the leading expert on classic crime discusses
La thorie de la conspiration est prsente one hundred books ranging from The Hound of
comme une panace intellectuelle rserve the Baskervilles to Strangers on a Train which
des esprits grognons et infrieurs. Ce livre highlight the entertaining plots, the literary
dmontre exactement l'inverse. Depuis des achievements, and the social significance of
sicles les grands crivains ont saisi les vintage crime fiction. This book serves as a
prodigieux changements qui ont boulevers companion to the acclaimed British Library
notre poque, et ils les ont dnoncs. De Crime Classics series but it tells a very diverse
Chateaubriand Chesterton, de John Buchan story. It presents the development of crime
Jack London, de Dostoevski Cline, tous les fiction-from Sherlock Holmes to the end of the
grands auteurs (romanciers et essayistes) ont, golden age-in an accessible, informative and
chacun leur manire, dcrit, romanc, engaging style.
vilipend la terrible re des conspirations que
nous nommons le monde moderne. FORSHAW, Barry, American noir: The
Pocket Essential Guide to US Crime
BUCKTON, Oliver, Espionage in British Fiction, Film & TV, Harpenden (UK), Oldcastle
Fiction and Film since 1900: The Changing Books, Pocket Essentiel Series, 2017, 224
Enemy, Lanham (MD), Lexington Books, 2017, pages.
364 pages. The word "Noir" is used here in its loosest
Espionage in British Fiction and Film Since sense: every major living American writer is
1900 traces the history and development of the considered (including the giants Harlan Coben,
British spy novel from its emergence in the Patricia Cornwell, James Lee Burke, James
early twentieth century, through its growth as Ellroy and Sara Paretsky, as well as non-crime
a popular genre during the Cold War, to its writers such as Stephen King who stray into
resurgence in the early twenty-first century. the genre), often through a concentration on
Using an innovative structure, the chapters one or two key books. Many exciting new
focus on specific categories of fictional spying talents are highlighted, and Barry Forshaws
(such as the accidental spy or the professional) knowledge ofand personal acquaintance
and identify each type with a vital period in the withmany of the writers grants valuable
evolution of the spy novel and film. A central insights into this massively popular field. But
section of the book considers how, with the the crime genre is as much about films and TV
creation of James Bond by Ian Fleming in the as it is about books, and this book is a
1950s, the professional spy was launched on a celebration of the former as well as the latter.

American television crime drama in particular is divenuti star nel loro campo), riflettendo
enjoying a new golden age, and all of the sull'ansia sociale che hanno determinato,
important current series are covered here, as documentando l'interesse dimostrato da registi,
well as key important recent films. scrittori e produttori e il fascino esercitato sul
grande pubblico. Dalla politica alla psichiatria,
GEHERIN, David, Funny Thing About dalla criminologia al cinema, Iannaccone
Murder: Modes of Humour in Crime Fiction accompagna il lettore alla scoperta di coloro
and Films, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2017, che, per citare John Milton, hanno preferito
277 pages. regnare all'inferno piuttosto che servire in
Focusing on crime fiction and films that artfully paradiso.
combine comedy and misdeed, this
comprehensive study explores the reasons why KABATCHNIK, Amnon, Blood on Stage, 1600
writers and filmmakers inject humor into their to 1800: Milestone Plays on Murder,
work and identifies the various comic Mystery and Mayhem, Lanham (MD),
techniques they use. The author covers both Rowman & Littlefield, 2017, 826 pages.
American and European books from the 1930s In Blood on the Stage, 1600 to 1800: Milestone
to the present, by such authors as Rex Stout, Plays of Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem, Amnon
Raymond Chandler, Elmore Leonard, Donald E. Kabatchnik profiles near fifty works of theft,
Westlake, Sue Grafton, Carl Hiaasen and Janet treachery, court intrigue, incest, and murder
Evanovich, along with films from The Thin produced over these two centuries. Among the
Man to the BBCs Sherlock series. plays discussed in this book are The Beggar's
Opera by John Gay, Horace Walpoles The
HUMANN, Heather Duerre, Gender Bending Mysterious Mother, Friedrich Schillers The
Detective Fiction: A Critical Analysis of Robbers, and George Lillo's The London
Selected Works, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, Merchant, which was based on an actual case
2017, 200 pages. of murder. This volume also includes American
Introduction: Dressed to Kill 1 plays such as The Prince of Parthia by Thomas
1. Policing Gender in Mickey Spillanes I, the Godfrey and William Dunlops The Fatal
Jury and Vengeance Is Mine Deception. William Shakespeare is also
2. Uncovering a Double Life in Ruth Rendells represented with the classics Othello, Macbeth,
A Sleeping Life and King Lear.
3. Corporeality, -Cross-Dressing and a "Cozy" Entries are presented chronologically, and each
Mystery Novel: Charlotte MacLeods The Corpse includes a plot synopsis, production data,
in Oozaks Pond opinions by critics and scholars, and
4. Criminality and -Cross-Dressing in Sue biographical sketches of playwrights and key
Graftons "D" Is for Deadbeat actors.
5. Disguise and Deviance in P.D. James
Devices and Desires LACOURBE, Roland, crits nigmatiques,
6. Subverting Stereotypes in Val McDermids Lulu. com. ditions Semper Aenigma, 2017,
The Mermaids Singing 266 pages.
7. Transitioning to New Ground in Detective Ce recueil comprend sept articles et neuf
Fiction: Renee James Transition to Murder critiques parus entre 1998 et 2007 dans le
8. Detecting Gender in Mark SaFrankos The magazine mythique Enigmatika. On y
Suicide trouvera, entre autres : une vocation des
9. The Transgender Presence in Robert principaux crimes dont Hollywood fut le
Galbraiths The Silkworm thtre ; quelques rflexions sur les romans
10. The Transgender Detective in T.E. historiques de John Dickson Carr ; une tude
Wilsons Mezcalero: A Detective Sanchez Novel de la trilogie Lintott par Jean Stubbs ; un
Conclusion: Criminality, Conventions and survol de lUchronie littraire ; une analyse de
Concealment in -Post-World War II Detective luvre traduite en franais de Mark McShane ;
Fiction un texte de rflexion sur luvre policire
dAnthony Abbot ; et des critiques de
IANNACCONE, Mario Arturo, Meglio regnare curiosits littraires (comme un roman policier
all'inferno. Perch i serial killer popolano sign George Sanders), de grands classiques
il cinema, la letteratura e la television, (comme LInsouponnable Grandison de
Torino, Lindau, (Le comete), 2017, 449 pages. Charlotte Armstrong ou La Cinquime Femme
Questo libro analizza il fenomeno da un punto de Henning Mankel), de chefs-duvre de la
di vista antropologico, sociologico, psicologico e politique-fiction (comme Les Larmes de
politico, raccontando i casi celebri (i killer lautomne de Charles McCarry) ou de quelques

ouvrages majeurs encore trop mconnus Bond in terms of the greatly changing world
(comme lexceptionnel Conspiration des order of the Bond yearsa lifetime that
tnbres de Theodore Roszac). Louvrage stretches from 1953, when the first novel
saccompagne de plus de quarante pages appeared, to the present. Black argues that the
dillustrations. Bond novelsthe Fleming books as well as the
often-neglected novels authored by others after
MAGEDERA, Ian H., Outsider Biographies: Fleming died in 1964and films drew on
Savage, de Sade, Wainewright, Ned kelly, current fears in order to reduce the
Billy the Kid, Rimbaud and Genet: Base implausibility of the villains and their villainy.
Crime and High Art in Biography and Bio-
Fiction, 1744-2000, Amsterdam, Boston et BOSTRM, Mattias, From Holmes to
al., Brill/Rodopi, 2017, 344 pages. Sherlock: The Story of the Men and
Women Who Created an Icon, New York,
OLLERMAN, Rick, Hardboiled, Noir and Gold The Mysterious Press, 2017, 608 pages.
Medals: Essays on Crime Fiction Writers In From Holmes to Sherlock, Swedish author
from the 50s to the 90s, Eureka (CA), Stark and Sherlock Holmes expert Mattias Bostrm
House Press, 2017, 298 pages. recreates the full story behind the legend for
A complete collection of Rick Ollerman's the first time. From a young Arthur Conan
informative and insightful Stark House Doyle sitting in a Scottish lecture hall taking
introductions, with lots of new material by the notes on his medical professors powers of
author. observation to the pair of modern-day fans who
brainstormed the idea behind the TV
sensation Sherlock, from the publishing worlds
first literary agent to the Georgian princess
A PROPOS DES AUTEURS who showed up at the Conan Doyle estate and
altered a legacy, the narrative follows the men
and women who have created and perpetuated
BECHTEL, Stefan Laurence Roy STAINS, the myth. It includes tales of unexpected
Through a Glass Darkly: Sir Arthur Conan fortune, accidental romance, and inheritances
Doyle and the Quest to Solve the Greatest gone awry, and tells of the actors, writers,
Mystery of All, New York, St. Martin's Press, readers, and other players who have
2017, 320 pages. transformed Sherlock Holmes from the
Known to the world as the creator of Sherlock gentleman amateur of the Victorian era to the
Holmes, Conan Doyle had undergone what odd genius of today.
many considered an enigmatic transformation,
turning his back on the hyper-rational Holmes JACKSON, Lawrence Patrick, Chester B.
and plunging into the supernatural. What was it Himes: A Biography, New York, W.W.W.
that convinced a brilliant man, the creator of Norton & Company, 2017, xv, 606 pages.
the great exemplar of cold, objective thought,
that there was a reality beyond reality? Though MANGHAM, Andrew, Dicken's Forensic
most modern sources make Conan Doyle out to Realism: Thruth, Bodies, Evidence,
be a kindly but credulous old fool, and though Colombus, The Ohio State University Press,
the spiritualist era was rife with fraud, Stefan 2016, xvi, 253 pages.
Bechtel and Laurence Roy Stains take a closer Dickenss Forensic Realism: Truth, Bodies,
look. They reexamine the old records of trance Evidence by Andrew Mangham is one of the
mediums and sances, and they discover that first studies to bring the medical humanities to
what Conan Doyle and his colleagues bear on the work of Dickens. Turning to the
uncovered is as difficult to dismiss now as it field of forensic medicine (or medical
was then. jurisprudence), Mangham uncovers legal and
medical contexts for Dickenss ideas that result
BLACK, Jeremy, The World of James Bond: in new readings of novels, short stories, and
The Lives and Times of 007, Lanham (MD), journalism by this major Victorian
Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2017, 218 author. Dickenss Forensic Realism argues that
pages. the rich and unstable nature of truth and
This book presents an insightful and thoroughly representation in Dickens owes much to the
entertaining exploration of the political context ideas and strategies of a forensic Victorian age,
of the Bond books and films. Jeremy Black obsessed with questioning the relationship
offers a historians interpretation from the between clues and truths, evidences and
perspective of the late 2010s, assessing James answers.

MEUNIER, Dominique & Herv WEILL, Seul Der Film noir, in seiner klassischen Form von
Ellory: livre de conversations avec R. J. 1941 bis 1959 in Amerika angesiedelt, war ein
Ellory, Mulhouse, La Maison du Moulin, 2017, Sammelbecken europischer Filmemigranten.
172 pages. Vorlufer wie die Romane der "hard-boiled
school" und die Gangster-filme der 1930er
REYNOLDS, Nicholas, Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Jahre sowie die Rahmenbedingungen Kriegs-
Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adven- und Nachkriegsschock werden zum Gegenstand
tures, 1935-1961, New York, William Morrow, der Forschung Brandlmeiers. Um 1940 bricht
2017, xxi, 357 pages. sich die Psychoanalyse auch in den USA Bahn:
Statt intakter Individuen hufen sich fortan
ROCCA, Danielle Della, Sherlock Holmes, Figuren mit psychologischen Krankheitsbildern
YoucanPrint, 2017, 708 pages. wie Amnesie, Schizophrenie, Paranoia und
Klaustrophobie. Moderne Varianten von dipus
und Elektra werden inszeniert und Fetischismen
jedweder Art thematisiert. Die Femme fatale
CINMA & TLVISION wird durch die Faszination des Homme fatal
ergnzt und auch Nekrophilie und lebende Tote
BAYS, Jeffrey Michael, Suspense with a tauchen als Motive auf: der Film noir als
Camera: A Filmmaker's Guide to "Generalprobe der Postmoderne".
Hitchcock's Techniques, San Francisco (CA),
Michael Wiese Productions, 2007, 220 pages. COPPOLA, Francis Ford, The Godfather
How did Hitchcock manipulate his audience into Notebook, New York, Regan Arts, 2016.
a state of frenzy? Hitchcock scholar Jeffrey
Michael Bays has made this question his lifes DECKER, Kevin S., David R. KOEPPEL & Robert
mission, and is here to share his top tips for ARP (eds.), Philosophy and Breaking Bad,
escalating suspense and leaving your audience New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, xx, 266
begging for more. pages.
This volume considers the numerous
BONNAL, Nicolas, James Bond et la philosophical ideas and arguments found in and
tlvision comme arme de guerre, inspired by the critically acclaimed
Independently Published, 2017, 150 pages. series Breaking Bad. This show garnered both
critical and popular attention for its portrayal of
BOURGET, Jean-Louis, Rebecca: Alfred a cancer-stricken, middle-aged, middle-class,
Hitchcock Paris, Vendmiaire, (Contre- high school chemistry teachers drift into the
champ), 2017, 144 pages. dark world of selling methamphetamine to
Manderley, fastueuse demeure gothique de la support his family. Its characters, situations,
cte des Cornouailles, se joue un drame and aesthetic raise serious and familiar
fascinant. La jeune pouse du riche Maxim de philosophical issues, especially related to ethics
Winter, dsempare dans un milieu o elle and morality. The show provokes a bevy of rich
volue pour la premire fois, se trouve questions and discussion points.
perptuellement en butte au souvenir de la
premire femme de son poux, lnigmatique DE LUCA, Gabriele, Fargo. La serie. Il
Rebecca, qui semble hanter encore les lieux. fascino discreto del male, Roma, Edizione
Tir du best-seller de Daphn du Maurier, Estemporanee, 2017, 88 pages.
Rebecca, sorti en1940, est la premire
ralisation amricaine dAlfred Hitchcock. Mais FIELD, Matthew & Ajay CHOWDURY, Some
tait-ce vraiment son film, ou celui du Kind of Hero: The Remarkable Story of the
producteur, David O. Selznick, internation- James Bond Films, The History Press, 2018,
alement reconnu pour Autant en emporte le 7120 pages. [Rdition] Prface de George
vent (1939) et rput pour son Lazenby.
interventionnisme ? Deux visionnaires pour une
uvre magistrale, analyse en dtail dans un FUNNELL, Lisa & Klaus DODDS, Geogaphies,
ouvrage combinant description de squences, Genders and Geopolitics of James Bond,
tudes comparatives et lectures critiques. New York & London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017,
xi, 242 pages.
BRANDLMEIER, Thomas, Film noir: die This book discusses the representational
Generalprobe der Postmoderne, Mnchen, geographies of the Bond film franchise and how
text+ kritik, 2017, 161 pages. they inform our reading of 007 as a hero.
Offering a new and interdisciplinary lens

through which the franchise can be analyzed, MILLER, Ron, Mystery Classics on Film: The
Funnell and Dodds explore a range of topics Adaptation of 65 Novels and Stories,
that have been largely, if not entirely, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2017, x, 220 pages.
overlooked in Bond film scholarship. [Le sommaire dtaill du livre - trop long pour
ces pages - est disponible sur le site de la
GAUTEUR, Claude, Henri-George Clouzot : maison d'dition].
l'oeuvre fantme, La Madeleine, LettMotif,
2017, 98 pages. MOULLIC, Gilles, Meurtre d'un bookmaker
L'oeuvre d'Henri-Georges Clouzot, de chinois, de John Cassavetes: strip-tease,
L'Assassin habite au 21 (1942) La Prisonnire Crisne (Belgique), Yellow Now, (Ct film),
(1968), est connue et reconnue. Mais qu'en 2017, 102 pages.
est-il de son oeuvre fantme, des scnarios
originaux qu'il a crits mais non tourns, l'un PALMER, Scott V., The Other Films of
notamment avec Jean-Paul Sartre, des Agatha Christie, Cypress Hill Press, 2017,
adaptations, telle que Chambre obscure d'aprs 294 pages.
Vladimir Nabokov, de L'Enfer arrt aprs This book, which I call The Other Films of
quelques jours de tournage, ou encore des Agatha Christie, is a collection of films made for
remakes qu'elle a suscits ? TV and the cinema which do not deal with films
including the characters of Miss Jane Marple
JACKE, Andreas, Mind Games: ber litera- and Hercule Poirot. These films and characters
rische, psychoanalytische und gender- can be found in books I have previously
theoretische Sendeinhalten bei A. C. Doyle written, called The Films of Hercule Poirot,
und der BBC-Serie Sherlock, Wiesbaden, and The Films of Miss Marple. I have also
Berlin, Springer Verlag, 2017, 219 pages. written a book entitled Agatha Christies Ten
Little Indians on Film and TV, which compares
LEBLANC, Damien, Les Rvolutions de Mad the nearly dozen filmed versions of that novel.
Men, Levallois-Perret,ditions Playlist Society,
2017, 136 pages. PARENTE, Nicolo, Ciak, si spara. Da
Rcompense par de nombreux prix, soutenue Romanzo Criminale a Gomorra e
par la critique et par un fidle contingent Suburra: il crimine italiano sul grande e
d'admirateurs, Mad Men a rinvent, de 2007 piccolo schermo, Battipaglia, Nicola Pesce
2015, le concept de la srie tlvise Editore, (Narrativa), 2017, 157 pages.
historique. Durant sept saisons, celle-ci a
montr l'Amrique des annes 1960 travers PETTEY, Homer B., R. BARTON PALMER &
le regard de ses personnages officiant dans Setevn M. SANDERS (eds.), Hitchcock's
l'univers de la publicit et oeuvrant Moral Gaze, Albany, State University of New
quotidiennement faonner le concept de rve York Press, 2017, 331 pages.
amricain. Au-del de son lgance visuelle et Introduction
de sa rputation glamour, Mad Men se R. Barton Palmer and Steven M. Sanders
distingue par un univers narratif profondment Skepticism
original, port par un hros mlancolique qui se 1. Jealousy and Trust in The Lodger
dbat dans une poque marque par Graham Petrie
d'incessants changements politiques et 2. Fun with Suspicion
sociaux. Thomas Leitch
3. Heroic Satans and Other Hitchcockian
LVY, Frdric Albert, Bond, l'espion qu'on Heresies
aimait, Paris, Hors Collection, 2017, 312 Nick Haeffner
pages. 4. Guilt, Confession, and . . . Then What?:
La srie des James Bond dcrypte par l'Expert The Paradine Case and Under Capricorn
franais du genre : Frdric-Albert Levy, l'un Brian McFarlane
des cofondateurs de la revue de 5. The Forgotten Cigarette Lighter and Other
cinma Starfix. Vous ne regarderez plus Moral Accidents in Strangers on a Train
jamais l'agent 007 comme avant. George Toles
Girls, gadgets, exotisme,dcors, pour-suites Immorality
automobiles, cascades, rpliques laconiques et 6. Hitchcocks Immoralists
drles... Il ya tout cela, il faut tout cela dans Steven M. Sanders
un "Bond". 7. Hitchcock the Amoralist: Rear Window and
the Pleasures and Dangers of Looking
Sidney Gottlieb

8. Voyeurism Revisited her craft. She was effective in a range of
Richard Allen diverse roles, from an outcast prostitute in
Moralizing John Fords classic Stagecoach (1939) to the
9. Alfred Hitchcock as Moralist ambitious tennis mother in Hard, Fast and
Murray Pomerance Beautiful (1951) to the embittered wife of a
10. The Deepening Moralism of The Wrong Man landowner in William Wellmans overlooked
R. Barton Palmer gem My Man and I (1952). Nominated for four
11. Hitchcock and the Philosophical End of Film Oscars, she deservedly won Best Supporting
Jerold J. Abrams Actesss for her portrayal of Gaye Dawn, a
Moral Acts gangsters broken-down moll in Key Largo
12. The Dread of Ascent: The Moral and (1948). The author covers her life and career in
Spiritual Topography of Vertigo detail, recognizing her as one of the finest
Alan Woolfolk actresses of her generation.
13. The Philosophy of Marriage in North by
Northwest SRISIER, Pierre, L'Empire de la
Jennifer L. Jenkins mlancolie: l'univers des sries
14. The Loyalty of an Eel: Issues of Political, scandinaves, Paris, Vendmiaire, 2017, 187
Personal, and Professional Morality in (and pages.
around) Torn Curtain Les tribulations d'une femme Premier ministre
Neil Sinyard (Borgen), des meurtres morbides dans des
15. Hobbes, Hume, and Hitchcock: The Case of paysages dsols (The Killing), l'omniprsence
Frenzy de la brume et de la neige (Lillyhammer), des
Homer B. Pettey enquteurs traumatiss (Wallander), en perte
de repres (The Bridge) Au cours des
PLANISI, Luis Abbou, James Bond: Behind dernires annes, les sries scandinaves se
the Smoking, CreateSpace Independent sont imposes comme un phnomne majeur.
Publishing, 2017, 352 pages. Admires en Grande-Bretagne, salues en
France, copies aux tats-Unis, elles mlent la
SAN JUAN, Eric & Jim MAC DEVITT, spcificit des socits nordiques la
Hitchcock's Villains: Murderers, Maniacs familiarit de thmes universels (libert,
ad Mother Issues, Lanham (MD), Rowman & intgration, fminisme) et incarnent une
Littlefield, 2017, 185 pages. tlvision haut de gamme. Si leur succs a
In Hitchcocks Villains: Murderers, Maniacs, and bnfici de la vague du polar nordique, elles
Mother Issues, authors Eric San Juan and Jim sont aussi nourries d'influences plus
McDevitt explore a number of themes that form profondes: anciennes sagas vikings, thtre du
the foundation of villainy in Hitchcocks long XIXe sicle, rcits gothiques et film noir
and acclaimed career. The authors also provide amricain. Un dcryptage indit qui donne les
a detailed look at some of the directors most cls du phnomne.
noteworthy villains and examine how these
characters were often central to the enjoyment SIMMONDS, Meg, Le Style 007: tout l' art
of Hitchcocks best films. Whether discussing des films de James Bond, Paris, Huginn &
Uncle Charlie in Shadow of a Doubt or Norman Muginn, 2016, 316 pages.
Bates in Psycho, the authors consider what
attracted Hitchcock to such characters in the THOMAS, Benjamin, Fantmas: Louis
first place and why they endure as screen Feuillade, Paris, Vendmiaire, (Contre-
icons. champ), 2017, 108 pages.
En 1913, Fantmas, gnie du crime et hros de
SCUDIERI, Barbara, La donna e l'uomo nel roman populaire, devient une star du cinma
cinema di Alfred Hitchcock, Indepently muet. Film en cinq volets dune rare crativit,
Published, 2017, 241 pages. le Fantmas de Louis Feuillade offre au criminel
lune de ses incarnations les plus abouties.
SCULTHORPE, Derek, Claire Trevor: The Life Scnographie inventive, montage audacieux,
and Films of the Queen of Noir, Jefferson prsence mystrieuse du hors-champ : au
(NC), McFarland, 2017, 277 pages. cours dune traque endiable dans le Paris de la
Claire Trevor (19102000) is best remembered Belle poque, tous les prodiges de cet art
as the alluring blonde femme fatale in such nouveau sont convoqus au service de
iconic noir films as Murder, My Sweet (1944) linquitante puissance du bandit masqu.
and Raw Deal (1948). Yet she was a versatile
performer who brought rare emotional depth to

Un classique dune trs grande modernit
formelle, qui a largement contribu au mythe
du Matre de lEffroi .
VALDEZ, Marc P., A Guidebook to Breaking LIMAGINAIRE
Bad Filming Locations: Albuquerque as
Physical Setting and Indispensable
Character, Createspace Independent
Publishing Platform, 2017, 382 pages.

WARD, James J. & Cynthia J. MILLER (eds.),

Urban noir: New York & Los Angeles in
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Shadow and Light, James J. Ward and Cynthia
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Walked by Night (1948), and Criss Cross (Suisse), Maison d'Ailleurs, 2016, 95 pages.
(1949), as well as neo-noirs such as Cotton
Comes to Harlem (1970), Klute (1971), Taxi ABOTT, Carl, Imagining Urban Futures:
Driver (1976), Eyes of Laura Mars (1978), Cities in Science-Fiction and What we
Cruising (1980), Alphabet City (1984), Devil in Might Learn from Them, Middletown (CT),
a Blue Dress (1995), Drive (2011), Rampart Wesleyan University Press, 2016, 276 pages.
(2011), and Nightcrawler (2014). Carl Abbott, who has taught urban studies and
urban planning in five decades, brings together
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2017, 304 pages. Victorian fiction of Wilkie Collins, Bram Stoker
Learn about relativity through Orson Scott and Richard Marsh to the music of Tom Waits,
Card's Ender's Game and the movie world horror cinema and the TV series Doctor
Interstellar; black holes and wormholes in Who, this book finds fresh and innovative
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Apes; theories about the origin of life as essays by well-established and emerging
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BREWSTER, Scott (ed.), The Routledge
BLACKFORD, Russell, Science Fiction and Handbook to the Ghost Story, New York,
the Moral Imagination: Visions, Minds, Routledge, 2017, 528 pages.
Ethics, Berlin & New York, Springer, (Science The Handbook to the Ghost Story sets out to
and Fiction), 2017, 204 pages. survey and significantly extend a new field of
In this highly original book, Russell Blackford criticism which has been taking shape over
discusses the intersection of science fiction and recent years, centering on the ghost story and
humanitys moral imagination. With the rise of bringing together a vast range of interpretive
science and technology in the 19th century, methods and theoretical perspectives. The
and our continually improving understanding of main task of the volume is to properly situate
the cosmos, writers and thinkers soon began to the genre within historical and contemporary
imagine futures greatly different from the literary cultures across the globe, and to
present. Science fiction was born out of the explore its significance within wider literary
realization that future technoscientific advances contexts as well as those of the supernatural.
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(eds.), Neoliberal Gothic: International Edinburgh University Press, 2017, 240 pages.
Gothic in the Neoliberal Age, Manchester, This is the first monograph that brings together
Manchester University Press, 2017, xiii, 219 the fields of Gothic Studies and children's
pages. fiction to analyse a range of popular and
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visual arts (from the Europe to South East Asia, The book covers texts from popular culture,
Africa to North and South America) the novels by much-neglected female writers, as
collection examines the ways in which the well as more celebrated works: Frances
representational strategies of the gothic mode Hardinge's The Lie Tree, Neil Gaiman's
are ideally suited to an exploration of the dark Coraline, Darren Shan's Zom-B, Jamila Gavin's
side of neoliberal enterprise. Coram Boy, Paula Morris's Ruined, Derek
Landy's Skulduggery Pleasant, Anthony
Horowitz's The Power of Five; as well as films

such as Frankenweenie and Paranorman. This sacrifice and revolution would they tell if they
broad scope allows for clear demonstration of could talk? At once a visceral analysis of
the broad relevance of nomadic subjectivity for dubious racial myth, pop-cultural history and
children's literature criticism. philosophical provocation, Undead
Uprising asks how ecstatic ritual, voodoo
BUTTSWORTH, Sara & Maartje ABBEN-HUIS possession, zombie labourers, and meddling
(eds.), War, Myths and Fairy Tales, New spirits have come to meld Haiti's national
York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, xii, 243 pages. identity for better or worse.
Introduction: Tales of War and Wonder
Reflecting on War, Myths, and Fairy Tales and DAVISON, Carol Margaret & Monica GERMANA,
the Breadcrumb Trails Between (eds.) Scottish Gothic: An Edinburgh
Buttsworth, Sara (et al.) Companion, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University
And They Lived Happily Ever After? The Fable Press, 2017, vi, 248 pages.
as Search for Meaning in Holocaust Cinema This interdisciplinary collection is the first ever
Lichtner, Giacomo published study to investigate the multifarious
The Boy with the Bread: Consuming Hansel strands of Gothic in Scottish fiction, poetry,
and Gretel in the Twenty-First Century theatre and film. Its contributors - all
Buttsworth, Sara specialists in their fields - combine an attention
Abelardo Daz Alfaros Tales: The Tragicomedy to socio-historical and cultural contexts with a
of the Dawn of US Intervention in Puerto Rico rigorous close reading of works, both classic
Gutarra, Dannelle and lesser known, produced between the
Once Upon a Nation: Fables and Fairy Tales in eighteenth and twenty-first centuries.
Canadian Plays About War
Thistle, Lindsay DESPRS, Elaine, Pourquoi les savants fous
Flying Home: Aestheticizing and Americanizing veulent-ils dtruire le monde ? volution
Experiences of Exile and Migration in the d'une figure littraire, Montral, Le
Second World War as Fairy Tales of Return and Quartanier, 2016, 338 pages.
Restoration Cet ouvrage suit lvolution du savant fou par
Conrad, JoAnn lanalyse de quatre romans : Et on tuera tous
Child Soldiers in Medieval(esque) Cinema les affreux de Boris Vian (1948), Le berceau du
Burkholder, Peter (et al.) chat de Kurt Vonnegut (1963), Lautre le du
A Trap of Our Own Making: Mark Twain and docteur Moreau de Brian Aldiss (1980) et Le
the Mechanized Warfare of King Arthurs Court dernier homme de Margaret Atwood (2003),
Blom, Paul E. qui mettent en fiction une riche rflexion
Life Was a State in Which a War Was On: thique sur la pratique de la science. Dans ces
A.S. Byatts Portrayal of War and Norse uvres, le savant fou, pouss par une curiosit
Mythology in Ragnarok: The End of the Gods insatiable et la recherche du dlice technique,
Beyer, Charlotte cre des substances et des tres sans se
War and the Ruby Tree. The Motif of the proccuper des consquences : un cristal
Unborn Generations in Jewish Womens Story- capable dradiquer la vie terrestre, des formes
Telling de vie artificielle, des animaux transgniques
Heywood, Simon (et al.) ou des cratures hybrides, voire une race
nouvelle destine remplacer lhumain.
CARDIN, Matt, Horror Literature Through
History: An Encyclopedia of the Stories EFFRON, Malcah & Brian JOHNSON (eds.), The
That Speak to Our Deepest Fears, Westport Function of Evil across Disciplinary
(CT), Greenwood/ ABC/Clio, 2017, 863 pages. Contexts, Lanham (MD), Lexington Books
[en deux volumes]. 2017, 244 pages.
The work draws from authors in different
CUSSANS, John, Undead Uprising: Haiti, fieldsincluding history, literary and film
Horror and the Zombie Complex, Strange studies, philosophy, and psychologyand from
Attractor, 2017, 404 pages. around the world to provide an analysis of evil
There are zombies among us! From the rotting in such topics as deeply canonical as Beowulf
hordes of TV's The Walking Dead to the and Shakespeare to subjects as culturally
blockbuster nightmares of World War Z and 28 resonant as Stephen King, Captain America, or
Days Later, our popular culture is overrun with the War on Terror. By bringing together this
the ravenous undead.But where do these otherwise disparate collection of scholarship,
strange creatures come from, and what this collection reveals that discussions of evil
peculiar tales of mesmerism, freemasonry, pig across disciplines have always been questions

of how cultures represent that which they find FISHER, Benjamin Franklin, The Gothic's
socially abhorrent. Gothic: Study Aids to the Tradition of the
Tale of Terror, New York, Routledge, 2017,
FAFLAK, Joe & Jason HASLAM (eds.), 503 pages.
American Gothic Culture: An Edinburgh
Companion, Edinburgh Uni-versity Press, GAFFRIC, Gwennal (dir.), La Science-fiction
2017, 256 pages. en Asie de l'Est, dans Res Futurae, no 9,
This new Companion surveys the traditions and 2017.
conventions of the dark side of American Gwennal Gaffric
culture - its repressed memories, its anxieties La science-fiction en Asie de lEst : histoire et
and panics, its fears and horrors, its obsessions perspectives de recherche
and paranoias. Featuring new critical essays by Loc Aloisio : Le roman scientifique en
established and emerging academics from a Chine : prmices dune science-fiction
range of national backgrounds, this collection instrumentalise
offers new discussions and analyses of Florine Lepltre : Usages du futurisme mdical
canonical and lesser-known texts in literature en Chine pr-rpublicaine : craniotomie et
and film, television, photography, and video rgnration dans deux rcits de science-fiction
games. (1904-1905).
Gwennal Gaffric : La trilogie des Trois corps
FINN, Jacques, L'Univers des goules : de Liu Cixin et le statut de la science-fiction en
chronique d'une mal-aime, Dinan, Terre de Chine contemporaine
brume, (Terres fantastiques), 2017, 264 Benot Berthelier : Enjeux idologiques et
pages. littraires de la science-fiction en Core du
Les gens heureux n'ont pas d'histoire. Certains Nord depuis 1945
autres non plus. Des quatre as de la littrature Maxime Danesin
fantastique (fantme, vampire, loup-garou, La reprsentation de la censure dans la srie
goule), personne, jusqu' prsent, ne s'est romanesque japonaise Library Wars : une
intress au dernier. Pas une tude. Pas une lecture la lueur de Fahrenheit 451
anthologie sauf une, toute rcente, dans la Thomas Michaud : Harmonie, la critique dun
mme collection. Pas un articulet. Ce livre est totalitarisme mou par un roman japonais
un acte de contrition tardive. Il vient tard. Il Denis Taillandier : Lmergence dune forme de
vient aussi temps, car la goule va mourir, nanopunk au Japon : Gunnm de Kishiro Yukito
dvore petit petit par le zombi et son Bounthavy Suvilay : Neon Genesis Evangelion
mythe avec elle. Ne dans les dserts ou la dconstruction du robot anime
impitoyables d'Afrique du Nord, elle a forc les Suk Hee Joo : Du Transperceneige de Jacques
portes de l'Occident, au xviiie sicle, pour Lob et Jean-Marc Rochette Snowpiercer de
devenir l'horreur ncrophage qui cure les Bong Joon-Ho : une inspiration mutuelle entre
crivains eux-mmes. Les plus grands lui ont arts visuels dans le domaine de la science-
rendu hommage, certes (Hoffmann, fiction.
Maupassant, Lovecraft, Howard, Smith, Long, EN DIRECT DE SCIENCE FICTION STUDIES
Bloch, Grant, Ray), mais il s'agit souvent d'un Wei Yang : Voyage au cur dun futur inconnu
hommage isol, comme une dme payer au : analyse du genre dans le cinma de science-
fantastique. La goule sent mauvais, dans tous fiction chinois du nouveau millnaire
les sens du terme, mais elle existe, ignore, Mari Kotani : Lespace, le corps et les aliens
mprise. Un exil humiliant. Il fallait un jour dans la science-fiction fminine japonaise
l'tudier de prs, cette crature abjecte. A VARIA
l'heure o l'on encense les pires tyrans de Alice Ray : Retraduire Limbo : le syndrome
l'humanit, pourquoi laisser la goule sa littraire du membre fantme
solitude plus odieuse que ses murs ? ENTRETIEN
NDLR: du mme auteur, chez le mme Takayuki Tatsumi, Mari Kotani et Denis
diteur, une premire anthologie mondiale Taillandier : propos de la science-fiction
consacre ce thme nglig: Femmes de japonaise Entretien avec Tatsumi Takayuki et
sang, 2017, 224 pages. Kotani Mari men par Denis Taillandier.
[consultation en ligne de tous ces articles]
FIORETTI, Daniele, Utopia and Dystopia in
Postwar Italian Literature: Pasolini, GOLDER, Dave, Jess NEVINS & Russ THORNE,
Calvino, Sanguinetti, Volponi, New York, The Astounding Illustrated History of
Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, xi, 212 pages. Science Fiction, London (UK), Flame Tree
Publishing, 2017, 192 pages.

Negatives in Print: The Early Novels of Ramsey
HEHOLT, Ruth & Niamh DOWNING (eds.), Campbell, Beyond the Light: The Recent
Haunted Landscapes: Super-Nature and Novels of Ramsey Campbell, Writers in the
the Environnement, 2016 vi, 249 pages. James Tradition: Ramsey Campbell, The
Examines the concept of landscape as a Double Edge: Robert Aickmans Supernatural
multitude of places and spaces haunted by Stories, The Master of Masks, A Dream by
spectres, memory, trauma and nostalgia in the Old Canal, Hell is Other People: Robert
literature, art and film from Victorian times to Bloch and the Pathologies of the Family.
the present. Appreciations of the Writings of Joel Lane:
Mapping the Territory: Joel Lanes Essays, by
HORNER, Avril & Sue ZLOSNIK (eds.), John Howard, The Paper Ghosts: Reflections
Women and the Gothic: An Edinburgh on Five Early Stories, by Mark Valentine,
Companion, Edinburgh University Press, 2017, Where the Gods are Rotting: The Poetry of
248 pages. [Rdition] Joel Lane, by Mat Joiner, Socialism or
Barbarism: Joel Lanes Blue Trilogy and the
JONES, David Annwn, Gothic Effigy: A Guide poetry of the lost, by Nina Allan.
to Dark Visibilities, Manchester, Manchester
University Press, mars 2018, 264 pages. LORENZ, Christoph F. (dir.), Lexikon der
Gothic effigy brings together for the first time deutschsprachigen Science Fiction
many of the multifarious visual motifs and Literatur seit 1900: mit einem Blick auf
media associated with Gothic, some of which Osteuropa, Frankfurt am Main, et al. Peter
have never received serious study before. This Lang, 2017, 636 pages.
guide is the most comprehensive work in its
field, a study aid that makes links between a LUCKHURST, Roger, Science Fiction: A
considerable array of Gothic visual works and Literary History, London, The British Libray,
artifacts, from the work of Salvator Rosa and 2017, 224 pages,
the first illustrations of Gothic Blue books to the
latest Gothic painters and graphic artists. MARKS, Peter, Imagining Surveillance:
Currently popular areas such as Gothic fashion, Eutopian and Dystopian Literature and
gaming, T.V. and film are considered, as well Film, Edimburgh, Edinburgh University Press,
as the ghostly images of magic lantern shows. 2017, 240 pages.
Focusing on the utopian genre (which includes
KEE, Chera, Not Your Average Zombie: positive and negative worlds), this book offers
Rehumanizing the Undead from Voodoo to an in- depth account of the ways in which the
Zombie Walks, Austin, University of Texas most creative writers, filmmakers and thinkers
Press, 2017, 236 pages. have envisioned alternative worlds in which
surveillance in various forms plays a key
LA, Claudia, Arte fantastica. Dalle leggende concern. Ranging from Thomas More's genre-
greche al cinema dei giorni nostri, defining Utopia to Spike Jones' provocative film
Narcissus.me, 2017, 126 pages. Her, Imagining Surveillance explores the long
history of surveillance in creative texts well
LANE, Joel (ed.), This Spectacular Darkness, before and after George Orwell's iconic
Carlton in Coverday, Leyburn UK, The Tartarus Nineteen Eighty-Four.
Press, 2016, 338 pages.
Contains: 'Foreword by Mark Valentine, MARTIN, Jean-Clet, Logique de la science-
Acknowledgements, Critical Essays for fiction, Paris, les Impressions nouvelles,
Wormwood by Joel Lane: The Dark Houses of (Rflexions faites), 2017, 352 pages.
Cornell Woolrich, The October Revolution: Ray Jean-Clet Martin, aprs sa lecture novatrice de
Bradburys Existential Paradigm for the Horror la Phnomnologie de l'esprit, relve donc ici
Genre, The Territory of the Others: The Dark un pari audacieux : faire entrer l'immense
Fiction of Theodore Sturgeon, No Secret champ de la science-fiction dans le geste le
Place: The Haunted Cities of Fritz Leiber, plus inventif de la philosophie moderne. C'est
Ruins of Time: The Mortal Terrors of Harlan bord du vaisseau La Logique de Hegel qu'il
Ellison, The Ruins of Reality: Thomas Ligotti entreprend pour cela, d'une criture alerte et
and the Uses of Disenchantment, World Gone image, de nous faire voyager travers une
Wrong: H.P. Lovecrafts Mythology of Loss, multitude d'univers, ceux de Van Vogt, de H.
Forever Always Ends: Robert Aickmans Visions G. Wells ou de Lovecraft, mais aussi d'Asimov,
of Afterlife. Other Critical Essays by Joel Lane: de Philip K. Dick, et de tant d'autres.
Strange Eons and the Cthulhu Mythos,

S'appuyant sur les trois parties de La Logique works from the 1890s to the present. The
tre, Essence, Concept , Jean-Clet Martin dcrit result is an innovative study that is both
avec minutie les grandes articulations des theoretically aware and historically nuanced,
oeuvres, littraires et filmiques. Il nous featuring an international list of established and
dmontre que c'est toute l'histoire de la emerging scholars based in Britain, Europe,
science-fiction qui se nourrit aux paradoxes de North America and Australia.
la logique. Au-del de Dick, elle trouve chez
Clarke, Baxter, Robinson, Wilson, ou Poul MULVEY-ROBERTS, Marie, Gothic Im-
Anderson, les embrayeurs d'un monde pluriel, mortals: The Fiction of the Brotherhood of
entranant nos vies sur des devenirs trs the Rosy Cross, New York, Routledge, 2017,
trangers au temps chronologique. 253 pages.
The first full-length study into 'Rosicrucian'
MATHESON, Neil, Surrealism and the novels, Roberts traces the emergence of this
Gothic: Castles of the Interior, New York, distinct fictional genre to reveal a continuous
Routledge, (Studies in Surrealism), 2017, 266 occult tradition running through seemingly
pages. diverse novels. This book should be of interest
Surrealism and the Gothic is the first book- to students and lecturers of English literature,
length analysis of the role played by the gothic women's studies.
in both the initial emergence of surrealism and
at key moments in its subsequent development O'GORMAN, Farrell, Catholicism and
as an art and literary movement. The book American Borders in the Gothic Literary
argues the strong and sustained influence, not Imagination, Notre Dame, University of Notre
only of the classic gothic novel itself Ann Dame Press, 2017, 368 pages.
Radcliffe, Charles Maturin, Matthew Lewis, etc.
but also the determinative impact of closely PILSCH,Andrew, Transhumanism: Evo-
related phenomena, as with the influence of lutionary Futurism and the Human
mediumism, alchemy and magic. The book also Technologies of Utopia, Minneapolis,
traces the later development of the gothic University of Minnesota Press, 2017, 256
novel, as with Bram Stokers Dracula, and its pages.
mutation into such works of popular fiction as
the Fantmas series of Marcel Allain and Pierre PLANKA, Sabine (ed.), Critical Perspectives
Souvestre, enthusiastically taken up by writers on Artificial Humans in Children's
such as Apollinaire and subsequently feeding Literature, Wrzburg, Knigshausen &
into the development of surrealism. More Neumann, 2016, 235 pages.
broadly, the book considers a range of motifs
strongly associated with gothic writing, as with POWELL, Hunter, Gothic Incest: Gender,
insanity, incarceration and the accursed Sexuality and Transgression, Manchester,
outsider, explored in relation to the personal Manchester University Press, 2018, 272 pages.
experience and electroshock treatment of
Antonin Artaud. A recurring motif of the RIEDER, John, Science Fiction and the Mass
analysis is that of the gothic castle, developed Cultural Genre System, Middletown,
in the writings of Andr Breton, Artaud, Sade, Wesleyan University Press, 2017, 224 pages.
Julien Gracq and other writers, as well as in the Rieder starts from the premise that science
work of visual artists such as Magritte. fiction and the other genres usually associated
with so-called genre fiction comprise a system
McCORT, Jessica R., Reading in the Dark: of genres entirely distinct from the pre-existing
Horror in Children's Literature and classical and academic genre system that
Culture, Jackson, University Press of includes the epic, tragedy, comedy, satire,
Mississippi, 2017, 258 pages. [Nouvelle romance, the lyric, and so on. He proposes that
dition]. the field of literary production and the project
of literary studies cannot be adequately
McKAY, Robert & John MILLER (eds.), conceptualized without taking into account the
Werewolves, Wolves and the Gothic, tensions between these two genre systems that
Cardiff, University of Wales Press, (Gothic arise from their different modes of production,
Literary Studies), 2017, 304 pages. distribution, and reception.
Drawing on representations of werewolves and
wolves in literature, film, television and visual ROAS, David (dir.), Historia de lo fantastico
culture, the essays investigate the key texts of en la cultura espanola contemporanea
the lycanthropic canon alongside lesser-known

(1900-2015), Madrid, Iberoamericana, 2017, Science Fiction and Activism, Oakland (CA),
386 pages. University of California Press, 2018, 168 pages.
From the 1960s to the present, activists,
SANDERS, Elizabeth M., Genres of Doubt: artists, and science fiction writers have
Science Fiction, Fantasy and the Victorian imagined the consequences of climate change
Crisis of Faith, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, and its impacts on our future. Authors such as
2017, 188 pages. Octavia Butler and Leslie Marmon Silko, movie
Preface directors such as Bong Joon-Ho, and creators
Introduction: The Secular and the Supernatural of digital media such as the makers of the
in Victorian Life and Fiction Maori web series Anamata Future News have
1. The Problem with Creation: Narrating the all envisioned future worlds in the wake of
Break with God imminent environmental collapse, engaging
Frankenstein: The Lonely Fall audiences to think about the Earths
The Island of Dr. Moreau: The Animal and the sustainability.
Machine Imagining the Future of Climate
2. Doubting Magic: Christian Fantasy During Change introduces readers to the history and
the Crisis most significant flashpoints in climate justice
Phantastes: Doubt in the Hero through speculative fictions and social
The -Water-Babies: Doubt in the Reader movements to explore post-disaster
The Princess and the Goblin: Doubt in the possibilities and the art of world-making.
Flatland: Doubt in the World TITLESTAD, Michael & David WATSON (eds.),
3. "Powers of their own": Evil and The Ongoing End: On the Limits of Apo-
Compromise in -Late-Victorian Urban Fantasies calyptic Narrative, New York, Routledge,
88 2017, 100 pages.
Humanity, Evil and Religion at the End of the The essays comprising this volume concern a
Century range of writers engagements with apocalyptic
Intrusion and Compromise reasoning. Extending from a reading of Percy
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Bysshe Shelleys Triumph of Life to critiques of
"A profound duplicity" contemporary American novels, they examine
Dracula: "Up-to-date with a vengeance" the ways in which end times reasoning can
4. Supernatural Longing: The Beginnings of inhibit imaginative reflection, blunt political
Modern Fantasy advocacy or more positively provide a
Lewis Carroll: Growing Out of Enchantment repertoire for the critique of complacency.
William Morris: A Sealed Enchantment
Epilogue: -Twenty-First-Century Enchantments UHRIG. Meike, Vera CUNTZ-LENZ & Lizie
KOLLINGER (Hrsg.), Wissen in der
SCHILLACE, Brandy, Clockwork Futures: Fantastik: Vom Suchen, Verstehen und
The Science of Steampunk and the Teilen, Berlin, Springer Verlag, 2017, 213
Reinvention of the Modern World pages.
Publication Record, New York, Pegasus Book,
2017, 400 pages. VOLZ, Jessica A., Visuality in the Novels of
In the mesmerizing Clockwork Futures, Brandy Austen, Radcliffe, Edgeworth and Burney,
Schillace reveals the science behind London, New York, Anthem Press, 2017, xii,
steampunk, which is every bit as extraordinary 240 pages.
as what we might find in the work of Jules
Verne, and sometimes, just as fearful. These WALOWSKI, Pawel, Der (neue) Mensch und
stories spring from the scientific framework we seine Welten: deutschsprachigen fantas-
have inherited. They shed light on how we tische Literatur und Science-Fiction, Berlin,
pursue science, and how we grapple with our Frank & Timme, 2018, 268 pages.
destinyyesterday, today, and tomorrow.
WEBB, Stephen, All the Wonder that Would
SHERIFF, Amanda, The Overstreet Guide to Be: Exploring Past Notions of the Future,
Collecting Horror, Timonium (MD), Gemstone Cham (Suisse), Springer Verlag, 2017, xiii, 344
Publishing, 2017, 192 pages. pages.
It has been argued that science fiction (SF)
STREEBY, Shelley, Imagining the Future of gives a kind of weather forecast not the
Climate Change: World-Making through telling of a fortune but rather the rough feeling
of what the future might be like. The intention

in this book is to consider some of these This book examines dystopian fictions recent
bygone forecasts made by SF and to use this paradigm shift towards urban dystopias. It
as a prism through which to view current links the dystopian tradition with the literary
developments in science and technology. In history of the novel, spatio-philosophical
each of the ten main chapters - dealing in turn concepts against the backdrop of the spatial
with antigravity, space travel, aliens, time turn, and systems-theory. Five dystopian
travel, the nature of reality, invisibility, robots, novels are discussed in great detail: China
means of transportation, augmentation of the Mivilles Perdido Street Station (2000)
human body, and, last but not least, mad and The City & The City (2009), City of
scientists - common assumptions once made Bohane (2011) by Kevin Barry, John
by the SF community about how the future Bergers Lilac and Flag (1992), and Divided
would turn out are compared with our modern Kingdom (2005) by Rupert Thomson. The book
understanding of various scientific phenomena includes chapters on the literary history of the
and, in some cases, with the industrial scaling dystopian tradition, the referential interplay of
of computational and technological maps and literature, urban spaces in literature,
breakthroughs. borders and transgressions, and on systems-
theory as a tool for charting dystopian fiction.
WEINSTOCK, Jeffrey Andrew (ed.), The The result is a detailed overview of how
Cambridge Companion to American Gothic, dystopian fiction constantly adapts to and
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2017, reflects on the actual world.
268 pages.
ZARATE RUIZ, Francisco, Cuentos de horror
WILLEMS, Brian, Speculative Realism and y de locura en el decadentismo mexicano:
Science Fiction, Edinburgh, Edinburgh estudio y antologia, Binges, Ed. Orbis
University Press, 2017, 224 pages. Tertius, 2017, 305 pages.
One of the reasons that speculative
materialism challenges anthropomorphism is
that a human-centred approach to the
environment is leading to ecological collapse.
Therefore, when non-human things are taken
to be as equally valid objects of investigation ALEFELD, Yvonne-Patricia, E. T. A. Hoffmann,
as humans, a more responsible and truthful Marburg, Tectum Verlag, 2017, 241 pages.
view of the world takes place. Brian Willems
draws on the science fiction of Cormac ALLART, Patrice, Psychose Arkham: les
McCarthy, Paolo Bacigalupi, Neil Gaiman, China itinraires de Robert Bloch et Ramsey
Mieville, Doris Lessing and Kim Stanley Campbell, Paris, L'Oeil du Sphinx, (La
Robinson alongside speculative materialists Bibliothque d'Abdul Alhazred), 2017, 344
including Graham Harman, Quentin Meillassoux pages.
and Jane Bennett.
ALLART, Patrice, D'Arkham Malpertuis:
WOLF, Mark (ed.), The Routledge Compa- Jean Ray & Lovecraft, Paris, L'Oeil du
nion to Imaginary Worlds, New York, Sphinx, (La Bibliothque d'Abdul Alhazred),
Routledge, 2017, 448 pages. 2016, 146 pages.Prface de Joseph Altairac.
This companion provides a definitive and
cutting-edge guide to the study of imaginary BONNAL, Nicolas, Le Salut par Tolkien:
and virtual worlds across a range of media, eschatologie occidentale et ressour-
including literature, television, film, and games. cement littraire, Lucan (Irlande), Avatar
From the Star Trek universe, Thomas Mores ditions, (Les Inactuels), 2016, 256 pages.
classic Utopia, and J. R. R. Tolkiens Arda, to
elaborate, user-created game worlds ANDRE-DRIUSSI, Michael, Roadside Picnic
like Minecraft, contributors present Revisited; Seven Articles on the Soviet
interdisciplinary perspectives on authorship, Novel That Inspired the Film Stalker,
world structure/design, and narrative. Albany (CA), Sirius Fiction, 2017, 56 pages.

ZHRINGER, Raphael, Hidden Topogra- BRAZIL, Kevin, David SERGEANT & Tom
phies: Traces of Urban Reality in SPERLINGER (eds.), Doris Lessing and the
Dystopian Fiction, Berlin, De Gruyter, 2017, Forming of History, Edinburgh, Edinburgh U.
x, 227 pages. Press, 2016, xvi, 208 pages.

CARROLL, Jonathan, The Crow's Dinner, dune proprit, et celui du comte Dracula, qui
Burton (MI), Subterranean Press, 2017, 565 va prendre possession de son bien et se faire
pages.[Recueil d'essais] anglais. De la civilisation la sauvagerie et de
la sauvagerie la civilisation, les identits se
EDWARDS, Caroline & Tony VENEZIA (eds.), troublent. Harker et Dracula sont, comme
China Miville: Critical Essays, Canterbury, Jekyll et Hyde, les deux faces dun mme sujet
Gylphis Limited, 2015, xx, 296 pages. moderne.

FREDSTI & Mari ADKINS, Joe Ledger: The LAMBERTI, Enza, Il reale e il fantastico: la
Official Companion, Carbondale (IL), seduzione nelle opere dell"ultimo" Svevo,
JournalStone, 2017, 208 pages. Intro par Salerno, Edisud Salerno, 2017, 121 pages.
Jonathan Maberry. With Thomas C. Raymond,
Brian L. Bird, Kelly Powers, Babette Raymond, LATTA, Corey, C. S. Lewis and the Art of
Ben Raymond, and with input, direction and Writing: What the Essayist, Poet, Literary
guidance from the amazing Jonathan Critic, Apologist, Memoirist, Theologian
Maberry. [A propos d'une srie de thrillers de Teaches us about The Life and Craft of
bio-terrorisme commence en 2009] Writing, Eugene (OR), Cascade Books, 2016,
ix, 239 pages.
FIDDIAN, Robin W., Potscolonial Borges :
Argument and Artistry, Oxford, Oxford LEE D. Stuart (ed.), J. R. R. Tolkien: Critical
University Press, 2017, x, 222 pages. Assessment of Major Writers, New York,
Routledge, 2017, 4 volumes.
FRAYLING, Christopher, Inside the Bloody Vol. 1: Tolkien's Life, Writer and Medievalist,
Chamber: on Angela Carter, the Gothic and xxvii, 337 pages.
Other Weirds Tales, London, Oberon Books, Vol. 2: The Roots of Middle-Earth, ix, 326
2015, 252 pages. pages.
Vol. 3 : Key Works and Themes, xi, 318 pages.
GUSTON, David H., Ed FINN & Jason Scott Vol. 4: Themes, Reactions, and Legacy, xi, 436
ROBERT (eds.), Frankenstein: Annotated pages.
for Scientists, Engineers, and Creators of
all Kinds, Cambridge (MS), MIT Press, 2017, LEMNOREL, Stphane, George Orwell ou La
320 pages. vie ordinaire, Neuvy-en Champagne, Le
Passager Clandestin, 2017, 116 pages.
GUTTZEIT, Gero, The Figures of Edgar Allan
Poe: Autorship, Antebellum Literature, and MAURINI, Alessandro, Aldous Huxley: The
Transatlantic Rhetoric, Boston, de Gruyter, Political thought of a Man of Letters,
2017, x, 256 pages. Lanham (MD), Lexington Books, 2017, xxi 69
HEININGER, Abigail, Jane Eyre's Fairytale
Legacy at Home and Abroad, New York, MTAYER, Mathieu, Une Lecture
London, Routledge, 2016, viii, 176 pages. maonnique du Portait de Dorian Gray,
Paris, ditions Devry, 2017, 395 pages.
HILL, Richard J., Robert Louis Stevenson
and the Great Affair Movement, Memory, MORELAND, Sean (ed.), Lovecraftian Poe:
and Modernity, London & New York, Essays on Influence, Reception,
Routledge, 2017, 267 pages. Interpretation, and Transformation,
Bethleem, Lehig University Press, 2017, xxiv,
KHODABANDEHLOU, Farhad, Dracula ou la 252 pages.
croisade des temps modernes: essai sur la
figure de l'tranger, Paris, Fayard, 2017, 215 MURASOW, Jurij & Sylwia Werner (eds.),
pages. Science oder Fiction ? Stanislaw Lems
Voici un thriller philosophique. Le roman Philosophie der Wissenschaft und Technik,
mythique de Bram Stoker, Dracula, est Stuttgart, Fink Verlag, 2017, 170 pages.
dchiffr dans son mot mot nigmatique et
terrorisant comme une anthropologie de NICHOLAS, Angela P., Aragorn: J. R. R.
lhomme moderne. La trame romanesque est Tolkien's Undervalued Hero, Edinburgh,
celle dun double voyage : celui de Harker, le Luna Press, 2017, 450 pages.
clerc de notaire qui quitte son Angleterre natale
pour la Transylvanie afin de rgler la vente

PASOLINI, Anna, Bodies that Bleed: BLAUVELT, Christian, Star Wars Made Easy:
Metamorphosis in Angela Carter's Fairy A Beginner's Guide to a Galaxy Far, Far
Tales, Milano, Ledizioni, 2016, 137 pages. Away, New York, DK Publishing, 2017, 200
PEYRACHE-LEBORGNE, Dominique (dir.), Vies
et mtamorphoses des contes de Grimm: BOGUE, Mike, Apocalypse Then: American
traductions, rception, adaptations, and Japanese Atomic Cinema 1951-1967,
Nantes, Universit de Nantes, 2013, 201 Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2017, 316 pages.
pages. This book examines genre films from the two
countries released between 1951 and 1967
ROBIN, Jean, H. P. Lovecraft et le secret including Godzilla (1954), The Mysterians
des adorateurs du serpent, Paris, Guy (1957), The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957),
Trdaniel, 2017, 452 pages. On the Beach (1959), The Last War (1961) and
Dr. Strangelove (1964)to show the view from
RUAUD, Andr-Franois, Sur les traces de both sides of the Pacific.
Frankenstein, Montlimar, Les Moutons
lectriques, (La bibliothque voltaique), 2017, BONNAL, Nicholas, Sir Ridley Scott et son
122 pages. cinma: les mythologies de la science-
fiction, Indepently Published, 2017,146 pages.
SHAPIRO, Stephen, Pentecostal Modernism:
Lovecraft, Los Angeles and World-System BRITANNY, Michele (ed.), Horror in Space:
Cultures, New York, Bloomsbury Academic, Critical Essays on a Film Subgenre,
2017, 184 pages. Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2017, 277 pages.
This collection of new essays examines the
STRUNK, Sigrun, Le Monde magique de J. space horror subgenre, with a focus on such
K. Rowling: guide de comprhension des films as Paul W.S. Andersons Event Horizon,
romans autour de Harry Potter, Paris, BoD- Duncan Jones Moon, Mario Bavas Planet of the
Books on Demand, 2016. 192 pages. Vampires and John Carpenters Ghosts of Mars.
Contributors dicsuss how filmmakers explored
TOWNSHEND, Dale, Ann Radcliffe, the concepts of the final girl/survivor, the
Romanticism and the Gothic, Cambridge, uncanny valley, the isolationism of space
Cambridge University Press, 2016, xv, 257 travel, religion and supernatural phenomena.
BRANLEIN, Peter J. & Andrea LAUSER (eds.),
TUCKER, Nicholas, Darkness Visible: Philip Ghost Movies in Southeast Asia and
Pullman and His Dark Materials, London, Beyond: Narrative, Cultural Contexts,
Icon Books, 2017, 224 pages. Audiences, Leiden, Boston, Brill, 2016, xiii,
295 pages.
WILSON, D. Harlan, J. G. Ballard, Urbana,
University of Illinois Press, (Modern Masters of CADIEUX, Axel, Voyages Twin Peaks,
Science Fiction), 2017, 208 pages. Paris, Capricci, 2017, 21 pages.
Comment est ne la srie la plus culte des
annes 1990 ? Que sont devenus les lieux
mythiques du tournage ? De quel sordide fait
CINMA & TLVISION divers s'inspire le meurtre de Laura Palmer ?
quoi ressemble la mthode David Lynch ?
Pour rpondre ces questions, il fallait bien
ADAMS, Guy, Notes from the Upside Down: plusieurs voyages. Dans les environs de
An Unofficial Guide to Stranger Things, Seattle, o dbuta le tournage de la srie, la
New York, Touchstone Press, 2017, 240 pages. rencontre des fans et des habitants ; quelques
milliers de kilomtres plus au sud, Los
ALLARD, Nicolas, Star Wars, un rcit Angeles, o les principaux concepteurs du show
devenu lgende: conflits, passions, racontent l'aventure de l'intrieur ; mais aussi
trahisons - la saga dcrypte, Paris, Armand dans la vraie ville de Twin Peaks, dont les
Colin, (Hors Collection), 2017, 240 pages. mystres n'ont rien envier ceux de la srie.

BARTOS, Adam & Colin MACCABE, Studio: CAVENAGHI, Manuel, Francesco GIUIANO &
Remembering Chris Marker, New York, OR Luca LUBIATI, A volte ritornato. Guida alle
Books, 2017, 35 pages. saghe dell'horror cinematografico moder-

no, Milano, Editore Bloodbuster, 2016, 256 p. DAMOUR, Franck (ed.), Tarkovsky, Clichy,
ditions de Corlevour, 2016, 237
CASSESE, Michele, In una galassia lontana pages.[Contient les textes parus dans le no 11,
lontana...Quarant'anni di Guerra Stellari, numro spcial de la revue Nunc, consacr au
Roma, Editore Ultra, 2017, 185 pages. ralisateur.

CHALET, Jon & Marc, Let's Get Monster DAVIDOWICZ, Klaus S., Film als Midrash:
Smashed: Horror Movie Drinks for a Killer, der Golem, Dybbuks und andere
Schiffer, 2017, 144 pages. kabbalistische Elemente im populren
Kino, Vienna, University Press, 2017, 155
COLLECTIF, Critica dei morti viventi. Zombi pages.
e Cinema, Videogiochi, Fumetti, Filosofia,
Catania (CT), Editori Villaggio Maori, 2017, 112 DAVIN, Sarah, "Like Love is Primal?": der
pages. moralfhige Vampir als Projektionsflche
fr den Genderdiskurs in aktuellen US-
COLLECTIF, Chica Vampiro: The Making of: amerikanischen TV-Serie, Kassel, University
les coulisses de la srie et du Vampitour, Press, 2017, 410 pages.
Paris, Les Livres du Dragon d'or, 2017, 60
pages. DAWSON, Anna, Studying The Lord of the
Rings, Auteur; Student Editions, 2017, 120
CONRICH, Ian & Laura SEDWICK (eds.), pages.
Gothic Dissections in Film and Literature:
The Body in Parts, New York, Palgrave DHUSIYA, Mithuraaj, Indian Horror Cinema:
Macmillan, 2017, 263 pages. (En)gendering the Monstrous, New York,
The Gothic body in texts ranging from the Routledge, 2017, 336 pages.
nineteenth century to the present; from Nikolai
Gogol, Edgar Allan Poe, Roald Dahl and Chuck EWING, Jeffrey & Kevin S. DECKER (eds.),
Palahniuk, to David Cronenberg, Freddy Alien and Philosophy: I Infest, Therefore I
Krueger and The Greasy Strangler. Am, Hoboken (NJ), Wiley-Blackwell, (The
Blackwell Philosophy ad Pop Culture Series),
COOPER, Edward K., Meet the Munsters: 2017, xiv, 225 pages.
Tribute to a Camp TV Classic, Independtly Introduction: A Word of Warning
Published, 2017, 125 pages. I Identity and Moral Considerability: We Made
You Because We Could
COZZI, Luigi, Il museo degli orrori di Dario 1 No Man Needs Nothing: The Possibility of
Argento, Roma, Profondo Rosso, 2017, 176 Androids as Lockean Persons in Alien and
pages. Prometheus : Chris Lay
2 Androids: Artificial Persons or Glorified
CREMONINI, Giorgio, Stanley Kubrick: Toasters? : Joe Slater
Shining, Torino, Editore Lindau, 2017, 112 3 All Other Priorities Are Rescinded: The
pages. Moral Status of Employees in the Alien
Franchise : James M. Okapal
CURTI, Roberto, Italian Gothic Horror Films II Ethics: I Dont Know Which Species is
1970-1979, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2017, Worse
277 pages. 4 Disposable Assets: Weyland Yutanis Special
Italian Gothic horror films of the 1970s were Brew of Business Ethics : Bruno de Brito Serra
influenced by the violent giallo movies and 5 Corporate Greed and Alien/ation: Marx vs.
adults-only comics of the era, resulting in a Weyland Yutani : Alejandro Brcenas
graphic approach to the genre. Stories often 6 The Public and its Alien Problem : David
featured over-the-top violence and nudity and Denneny
pushed the limits of what could be shown on 7 Cross My Heart and Hope to Die: Why Ripley
the screen. The decade marked the return of Must Save Newt : William A. Lindenmuth
specialist directors like Mario Bava, Riccardo III Moral Psychology: Unclouded by
Freda and Antonio Margheriti, and the Conscience, Remorse, or Delusions of
emergence of new talents such as Pupi Avati Mortality
(The House with the Laughing Windows) and 8 Nuking the Colony to Save It: Colonial
Francesco Barilli (The Perfume of the Lady in Marines and Just Wars: Louis Melanon

9 Xenomorphs and the Benefits of Exposure to Female Leadership, Sacrifice and Technological
Violence as Education: Adam Barkman and Mastery on Star Trek: Voyager (Lorrie Palmer
Sabina Tokbergenova )
10 Alien, Alienation, and Alien Nation: Daniel "This is me cargo": The Commodification and
Conway Hyperreality of Women in "Mudds Women"
IV Horror: They Mostly Come at Night (Haley M. Fedor and Derek Frasure)
11 Terror from the Stars: Alien as Lovecraftian Hybrids: Interspecies Intercourse and Biracial
Horror: Greg Littmann Identity in Star Trek (Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.)
12 Art ]Horror Environments and the Alien Where No Girl Has Gone Before? Teenage Girls
Series: Martin Glick in Star Treks Strong Female Future (Zara T.
13 Contagion: Impurity, Mental Illness, and Wilkinson)
Suicide in Alien3 : Kevin S. Decker To Boldly Go Where No Undead Have Gone
V Sex and Gender: None of Them Have Seen a Before: Comparisons between Gene
Woman in Years : Andrea Zanin Roddenberrys Star Trek and Bram Stokers
15 Is Ellen Ripley a Feminist? : Alexander Dracula (Simon Bacon).
16 Alien Violation: Male Bodily Integrity in an FORCEN, Fernando Espi, Monsters, Demons
Equal Opportunity Rape Culture: Tim Jones and Psychopaths: Psychiatry and Horror
VI Continental Philosophy: Im the Monsters Film, Boca Raton, CRC Press, 2016, 228
Mother pages.
17 The Alien as bermensch: Overcoming The Early Marriage of Psychiatry and Horror
Morality in Order to Become the Perfect Killer: Films: From Europe to the United States.
Robert M. Mentyka Monsters: The Fantasy Becomes Possible. The
18 Why Do You Go On Living? Ripley and the Paranoia after World War II. Demonic
Absurd : Seth M. Walker Possessions. Ghost Hunters and Paranormal
19 God Save the Xenomorph Queen: Defending Phenomena. Killers and Psychopaths. From
Xenomorph Self Defense: Jeffrey Ewing Voodoo To Flesh Eating Zombies and the
Apocalypse. The Portrait of Psychiatry in Horror
FARGHALY, Nadine & Simon BACON (eds.), Films. Clinical Implications in Horror Film
Boldly Go: Essays on Gender and Identity Watchers. Final Conclusions.
in the Star Trek Universe, Jefferson (NC),
McFarland, 2017, 231 pages. FRANCARDI, Daniele, Bloody Hard. Guida
Introduction 1 alle porno parodie ispirate al cult horror,
The Bad Boy and Feminism: Analyzing Captain Editore, Eus-Ediz. Umanistiche Sc., (Spaghetti
Kirk (Suzan E. Aiken) Horror), 2017, 98 pages.
Reinscribing Patriarchy in the Star Trek Films,
1979-1994 (Andrew M. Butler) FRIEDENTHAL, Andrew J., Retcon Game:
What We See When We Look in the Mirror: Star Retroactive Continuity and the
Treks Alternative Sexuality (Teresa -Cutler- Hyperlinking of America, Jackson, University
Broyles) Press of Mississippi, 2017, 176 pages.
On How to Overcome Nonfunctional
Attachment Bonds in Outer Space (Nadine FRYE, Ian, The British Horror Film: From
Farghaly) the Silents to the Multiplex, Fonthille Media,
Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations: The 2018, 240 pages.
Representation of Transgender Identities in
Star Trek (Jack Fennell) GHISOLFI, Giorgi E. S., Star Wars. L'epoca
Deep Space Gender: Miles -OBrien, Julian Lucas. I segretti della piu grande saga
Bashir and Masculinity (Andrew Howe) post moderna, Milano, Editore Mimesis, (Il
From Supercrip to Assimilant: Normalcy, caff dei filosofi), 2017, 322 pages.
Bioculture and Disability in the Star Trek
Universe (Ken Monteith) GINGOLD, Michael, The Frightfest Guide to
Mothering the Universe on Star Trek (Ericka Monster Movies, Goldaming (Surrey, UK),
Hoagland) FAB Press, 2017, 240 pages.
Photons and Phantoms: Kathryn Janeway as
Gothic Heroine (Eleanor Dobson) GRAZIER, Kevin R., Hollyweird Science:
Strange New Worlds: Gender Disparity in Star From Quantum Quirks to the Multiverse,
Trek: TOS (Michael Pringle) Berlin et al.., Springer International, 2015, 308
pages. Suivi de

Hollyweird Science: The Next Generation. "Ill see you in the trees": Trauma,
From Spaceships to Microchips, Berlin, et Intermediality and the Pacific Northwest Weird
al., Springer, (Science and Fiction), 2017, 420 (Rachel Joseph)
pages. Beyond Angels, Beyond Demons: Post-
Christian Dissociative
GRIFFIN, Casey Nina NESSETH, The Science Rhetoric Within Twin Peaks (Gavin F. Hurley)
of Orphan Black: The Official Companion, "These old woods": Spiritual Ambivalence,
Toronto, ECW Press, 2017, 304 pages. Moral Panic and Unsettling Legacy in Twin
With exclusive insights from the shows co- Peaks (Elizabeth Lowry)
creator Graeme Manson and science consultant Leland Palmer Was Not Alone: The Lucifer
Cosima Herter, The Science of Orphan Effect and Domestic Violence in Twin Peaks and
Black takes you behind the closed doors of the The Shining (Michail Zontos)
Dyad Institute and inside Neolution. Authors David Lynchs American Nightmare (Siobhan
Casey Griffin and Nina Nesseth decode the Lyons)
mysteries of Orphan Black from the history of Evil and Vampirism in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk
cloning, epigenetics, synthetic biology, with Me (Martha L. Diaz)
chimerism, the real diseases on which the How Twin Peaks Brought Viewers Existential
clone disease is based, and the transhumanist Mobsters and Advertising Doppelgangers
philosophies of Neolution, to what exactly (Donald McCarthy)
happens when a projectile pencil is shot Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery and the
through a persons eye and into their brain. Narrative Experience (Fabian Grumbrecht)
Doppelganger: Fire Walk with Mes "Missing
GUERRIER, Simon, The Doctor Who Book of Pieces" (Scott Von Doviak)
Whoniversal Records, London, BBC Books,
2017, 224 pages. HOFFART, Nicole & Eva-Regine RAUCH, J. K.
Rowlings Magische Welt: Wizarding World:
GUFFEY, Ensley F. & K. Dale KOONTZ, A die dunklen Knste. Das Handbuch zu den
Dream Given Form: The Unofficial Filmen, Hamburg, Verlag Panini, 2017, 48
Universe of Babylon 5, Toronto, ECW Press, pages.
2017, 480 pages.
HOLDER, Nancy & Lisa CLANCY, Buffy the
HARRINGTON, Erin, Women, Monstrosity Vampire Slayer Encyclopedia: The
and Horror Film: Gynaehorror, New York, Ultimate Guide to the Buffyverse, New
Routledge, (Film Philosophy at the Margins), York, HarperDesign, 2017, 208 pages.
2017, 290 pages.
HUTCHSINSON, Steve, Checklist of Terror
HATIM, Gad, Matrix, Marx et le Messie, 2017: 1162 Dark Films - How Many Have
Paris, Orizons, (Cinmatographies), 2017, 126 You Seen ? , Createspace Independent
pages. [L'ouvrage concerne uniquement le Publishing Platform, 2017, 110 pages.
premier volet de la trilogie Matrix]
JANICKER, Rebecca (ed.), Reading American
HIDALGO, Pablo, Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Horror Story: Essays on the Television
The Visual Dictionary, New York, DK Franchise, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2017,
Publishing, 2017, 80 pages. 228 pages.
Introduction 1
HOFFMAN, Eric & Dominick GRACE (eds.), Part One: Industry and Culture
Approching Twin Peaks Critical Essays on American Horror Stories, Repertory Horror and
the Original Series, Jefferson (NC), Intertextuality of Casting (Lorna Jowett)
McFarland, 2017, 212 pages. Haunted History: American Horror Story as
Introduction. "A place both wonderful and Gothic Tourism (Stacey Abbott)
strange": The Legacy of Twin Peaks Seasons, Family and Nation in American Horror
Surreal and Surrealist Elements in David Story (Derek Johnston)
Lynchs Television Series Twin Peaks (Nicola Part Two: Issues of Representation
Glaubitz and Jens Schroter) Static Femininity: Gender and Familial
Intercourse Between Two Worlds (John J. Representation in Murder House (Nikki Cox)
Pierce) The Minotaur, the Shears and the Melon Baller:
Smashing the Small Screen: David Lynch, Twin Queerness and -Self-Mortification in Coven
Peaks (Kyle Ethridge)
and Reinventing Television (Kyle Barrett)

"Wir sind alle freaks": Elevating White Gay Le livre cherche expliquer Shining au miroir
Male Oppression Through Representations of de ses transpositions (les roman et tlfilm de
Disability (Carl Schottmiller) Stephen King, les trois versions du film de
Part Three: Genre Tropes and the Horror of Kubrick), de sa gense (reconstitue grce aux
History tmoignages comme aux documents conservs
"Theres a power in it. A power we can use": aux Archives Stanley Kubrick), de sa rception
Perpetuating the Past in Murder House (les principales propositions interprtatives
(Rebecca Janicker) engages des deux cts de lAtlantique). En
"They were monsters": The Alien Abduction s'appuyant sur une riche iconographie, il
Plotline and Race, Sexuality and Social Unrest revient sur les conditions dans lesquelles
in Asylum (Philip L. Simpson) certaines interprtations ont pu germer et
Piecing It Together: Genre Frameworks in convaincre, et comment dautres, dlirantes
American Horror Story (Emma Austin) dans leur construction, s'ancrent dans le
Nightmares Made in America: Coven and the reprage de dtails triviaux (des botes de
Real American Horror Story (Conny Lippert) conserve, une machine crire, un pull-over)
Epilogue: Past Nightmares and Anticipated qui finissent par devenir tranges force de
Horrors (Rebecca Janicker) surdtermination. La voie choisie pour rendre
compte de la complexit de cette uvre
JASPERS, Kristina, Nils Warnecke, Gerlinde magistrale sera bien celle de la
Waz (eds.) Things to Come: Science- surinterprtation.
Fiction-Film, Bielefed, Berlin, Kerber Verlag,
2016, 173 pages. LEEDER, Murray, Horror Film: A Critical
Interpretation, New York, Bloomsbury
JONES, Alan, Dario Argento: The Man, The Academic, (Film Genre), 2018, 272 pages.
Myths & The Magic, Goldaming (Surrey, UK),
FAB Press, 2016, 407 pages. [3e dition LEITNER, Florian, Medienhorror: mediale
augmente et rvise] Angst im Film, Padeborn, Fink Verlag, 2017,
303 pages.
JONES, Stephen, The Art of Horror Movies:
An Illustrated History Hardcover, Applause MARI, Jorge (ed.), Tracing the Borders of
Theatre & Cinema Books, 2017, 256 pages. Spanish Horror Cinema and Television,
New York, Routledge, 2017, x, 281 pages.
JOWETT, Lorna, Dancing with the Doctor: This critical anthology sets out to explore the
Dimensions of Gender in the Doctor Who boom that horror cinema and TV productions
Universe, London, I. B. Tauris, (Who have experienced in Spain in the past two
Watching), 2017, 240 pages. decades. It uses a range of critical and
theoretical perspectives to examine a broad
KAVENEY, Roz, Hobbits, Dinosaurs and variety of films and filmmakers, such as works
Dead People: Enjoying Fantasy, London, by Alejandro Amenbar, lex de la Iglesia,
I.B. Tauris, 2018, 256 pages. Pedro Almodvar, Guillermo del Toro, Juan
Antonio Bayona, and Jaume Balaguer and
KEESEY, Douglas, Twenty First Century Paco Plaza. The volume revolves around a set
Horror Films, Harpenden (UK), Old Castle of fundamental questions: What are the causes
Books, 2017, 224 pages. for this new Spanish horror-mania?

KRAJEWSKI, Bruce & Joshua HETER, The Man MAXFORD, Howard, Hammer Complete: The
in The High Castle and Philosophy: Films, The Personnel, The Company,
Subversive Reports from Another Reality, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2017, 277 pages.
Chicago (IL), Open Court, 2017, 256 pages. This lavishly illustrated encyclopedia covers
every Hammer film and television production in
KRSTIC, Igor, Slums on Screen: World thorough detail, including budgets, shooting
Cinema and the Planet of Slums, Edinburgh, schedules, publicity and more, along with all
Edinburgh University Press, (Edinburgh the actors, supporting players, writers,
Companions to the Gothic), 2017, 288 pages. directors, producers, composers and
technicians. Packed with quotes, behind-the-
LE BIHAN, Loig, Shining au miroir : sur- scenes anecdotes, credit lists and production
interprtations, Aix-en-Provence, Rouge specifics, this all-inclusive reference work is the
profond, (Raccords), 2017, 393 pages. last word on this cherished cinematic

MANK, Gregory William, Bela Lugosi and Religion in the Hellraiser Films (Lucio -Reis-
Boris Karloff: The Expanded Story of a Filho)
Haunting Collaboration, with a Complete Redeeming the -Demon-Child and the -Eco-
Filmography of their Films Together, Horror Fairy Tale: Ambivalent Theosis and
Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2017, 701 pages. Ambiguous Eucatastrophe in Guillermo del
[rdition, augmente et rvise] Toros Hellboy Films (Daniel Otto Jack
MEEHAN, Paul, The Ghost of One's Self: Binary Opposition, Subversion and Liminality in
Doppelgngers in Mystery, Horror and Francis Lawrences Constantine (Catherine
Science Fiction Films, Jefferson (NC), Becker)
McFarland, 2017, 300 pages. Monsters of God: Negotiating the Sacred in
This critical survey examines the double in Stake Land (Rhonda R. Dass)
more than 100 films by such acclaimed Part III. Horrors of Knowledge and Faith
directors as Alfred Hitchcock, Mario Bava, "Theyre not in charge here": The Collision of
Roger Corman, David Cronenberg, George Religion and Science in [Rec] and Quarantine
Romero, Fritz Lang, James Cameron, Robert (Bart Bishop)
Siodmak, Don Siegel, John Frankenheimer, Prince of Darkness: The Metaphysics and
Terry Gilliam, Brian De Palma and Roman Quantum Physics of Evil (Matthew A. Killmeier)
Polanski. The Folly of Faithlessness in Dracula Has Risen
from the Grave (Martin F. Norden)
MILLER, Cynthia & A Bowdoin VAN RIPER Unquenchable Thirst: Morality, Theology and
(eds.), Divine Horror: Essays on the Vampires in Chan-wook Parks Horror Romance
Cinematic Battle Between the Sacred and (Michael C. Reiff)
The Diabolical, Jefferson (NC), MCFarland, Of Heresy and Horror: Stigmata (Cynthia J.
2017, 200 pages. Miller)
Introduction The Power of Film Compels You! Transgressing
Part I. The Past, Bleeding into the Present Taboos and the War on Demonic Possession in
"What went we out into this wilderness to The Exorcist (Steve Webley)
find": Supernatural Contest in Robert Eggerss
The Witch: A -New-England Folktale (2015): MILLER, Tim, Snuff Film, CreateSpace
(Thomas Prasch) Independent Publishing Platform, 2017, 194
Emily Rose Died for Your Sins: Paranormal pages.
Piety, Medieval Theology
and Ambiguous Cinematic Soteriology (Kevin J. MODICA, Giovanni, Dario Argento e
Wetmore, Jr.) Profondo rosso, Roma, Profondo Rosso,
"Is this my reward for defending Gods (Cinema horror), 2017, 384 pages.
church?" Monstrous Crimes
and Monstrous Punishments in Witchfinder MUSTACHIO, Camille D. G. & Jason BARR
General (1968), (eds.), Giant Creatures in Our World:
The Devils (1971) and The Name of the Rose Essays on Kaiju and American Popular
(1986) (James J. Ward) Culture, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2017, 277
Reckoning the Number of the Beast: pages.
Premillennial Dispensationalism, Introduction 1
The Omen and 1970s America (Brad L. Duren) Kamen Rider vs. -Spider-Man and Batman:
The Fall of a Domestic Angel: Horror and American Superheroes as Kaiju Villains (Se
Hierophany in Rosemarys Baby (1968) (Sue Young Kim)
Matheson) Notes from the Land of Light: Observations on
"I have seen things that would make the angels Religious Elements Seen in Ultraman (Justin
weep. And they do weep": The Devil and Mullis)
Scotlands Religious Horrors in Let Us Prey : Monsters of the Rift: Kaiju as Ciphers of
(Eleanor Beal) Unbalance (Jase Short)
Part II. The Boundaries of Good and Evil Archetypes at War: Kaiju as Cult Icons in
Gods Bloody Hand: The Horrible Ambiguity of Pacific Rim (Nicholas Bollinger)
Religious Murder "Was it me? Did I kill them?": The Monsters
in Bill Paxtons Frailty (Mark Henderson) and the Women
No Religion or Too Many: Problematizing God in King Kong (1933), Gojira (1954), Monster
Told Me To (Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns) Zero (1965), Destroy All Monsters (1968) and
Demons to Some, Angels to Others: Eldritch Gamera III: Revenge of Iris (1999) (Sigmund
Horrors and Hellbound C. Shen)

Soft Power: Narrative of Neutrality in King Ape-Man or Regular Guy? Depictions of
Kong Escapes and Frankenstein Conquers the Neanderthals and Neanderthal Culture in
World (Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns and Doctor Who (Kristine Larsen)
Emiliano Aguilar) The Dark Heart of the Village: Doctor Who in
The Confused Nation: Hitoshi Matsumotos Big the 1970s and the Problematic Idyll (Peter
Man Japan (Kenta McGrath) Lowe)
Japans -Anti-Kaiju Fighting Force: Normalizing Doctor Who and Environmentalism in the 1960s
Japans -Self-Defense Forces Through Postwar and Early 1970s (Mark Wilson)
Monster Films (Jeffrey J. Hall)
The Ideology of Disaster: Godzilla, Gorillas and ORWIG, Gayl & Raymond Where Monsters
Geopolitics Walked: California Locations of Science
in the Global 21st Century (Jamie Macdonald) Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, 1925-
"We are eating Gamera": Mystery Science 1965, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2017, 277
Theater 3000 Consumes the Kaiju (Karen Joan pages. Foreword by Bob Stephens.
Kohoutek) This richly illustrated guide to dozens of
Collecting Kaiju: How Nostalgia Influences California filming locations covers four decades
Adult Toy Collecting of science fiction, fantasy and horror movies,
(Jason Barr) documenting such familiar places as the house
used in Psycho and the Bronson Caves of Robot
NATHAN, Ian, Tim Burton: The Iconic Monster, along with less well known sites from
Filmmaker and his Work, London, Aurum films like Lost Horizon and Them! Arranged
Press, 2017, 176 pages. alphabetically by movie title from Amazing
Colossal Man to Zotz!the entries provide
OCTOBER, Dene & Carey FEINER (eds.), many then and now photos, with directions
Doctor Who and History: Critical Essays on to the locations.
Imagining the Past, Jefferson (NC),
McFarland, 2017, 277 pages. PANI, Dominique, L'Attrait des miroirs,
Introduction 1 Crisne, Yellow Now, (Ct cinma), 2017, 112
Part 1. Television as History: Inform and pages.
Entertain Le cinma fait appel au miracle des reflets, les
Journeys through Cathay: Remediation and puissances du faux finissant toujours par dire
Televisuality in "Marco Polo" (Dene October) des vrits sur lui-mme. Chez certains
"O tempora, o mores": Class(ics) and cinastes, cest travers un miroir que le hros
Education in Doctor Who (Aven McMaster and prend possession de son propre univers,
Mark Sundaram) jusqu la folie parfois. Il y attire un amant,
Remixing the Imperial Past: Doctor Who, une matresse, des ami(e)s dans une aventure
British Slavery and the White Saviors Burden interminable et frquemment fatale. Les
(Susana Loza) miroirs contribuent galement lapparition
Part 2. Historical Drama: Genre and dun personnage dans le rcit amplifiant
Conventions linquitude ou le dsir son gard. Enfin, les
Doctor, Go Roman: "The Romans," Emperor miroirs trompent et amusent
Nero and Historical Comedy in Doctor Who Le livre propose de nombreux exemples de
(Carey Fleiner) facties mimtiques en cinma, emprunts aux
History as Genre, Aesthetic and Context in "The plus grands auteurs classiques et modernes :
Gunfighters" (Ramie Tateishi) Hitchcock, Visconti, Godard, Welles, Dreyer,
A Rude Awakening: Metafiction in Eric Pringles Kubrick, Duras, Truffaut, Fassbinder, Chantal
"The Awakening" Akerman et, Narcisse entre tous, Cocteau ! Les
(Andrew -ODay) miroirs comme prtextes danalyse des films?
Part 3. Historical Constructions /Recons- On ne saurait mieux dire alors que tout film en
tructions reflte dautres, linfini.
Playing with History: Terrance Dicks, Fans and
Season 6B (Rhonda Knight) PAVLAC, Brian A. (ed.), Games of Thrones
Doctor Who Unbound and Alternate History versus History: Written in Blood, Lanham
(Karen Hellekson) (MD), John Wiley & Sons, 2017, 312 pages.
The Vikings at the End of the Universe: Doctor Foreword by William Irwin xiii
Who, Norsemen and the End of History (Marcus Introduction: The Winter of Our Discontent 1
K. Harmes) Brian A. Pavlac
Part 4. History and Identity Part I Kings, Queens, Knights, and Strategy
1 High and Mighty Queens of Westeros

Kavita Mudan Finn another. Thats why author Jim Papandrea
2 A Machiavellian Discourse on Game of turned to Star Wars, Star Trek, The Matrix,
Thrones : Jacopo della Quercia Terminator, Spider-Man, Batman, Dr. Who, and
3 Chivalry in Westeros half-a-dozen other modern shows, discovering
Steven Muhlberger in each one powerful images of Christ and
4 Of Kings, Their Battles, and Castles salvation.
Brian A. Pavlac
Part II Slaves, Barbarians, and Other Others PETERSON, Phillip P., 250 Science-Fiction
5 Barbarian Colonizers and Postcolonialism in Filme von 1902 bis 2016: Eine Reise durch
Westeros and Britain : Shiloh Carroll die Welt des utopischen Films, CreateSpace
6 A Defense against the Other: Constructing Independent Publishing Platform, 2017, 508
Sites on the Edge of Civilization and Savagery pages.
: Brian de Ruiter
7 The Eastern Question PIETRANGELI, Andrea, Da Twin Peaks a
Mat Hardy Twin Peaks. Piccola guida pratica al
8 Slaves with Swords: SlaveSoldiers in Essos mondo di David Lynch (Le visioni di
and in the Islamic World : Robert J. Haug Lynch), Milano, Mimesis, 2015, 143 pages.
Part III Women and Children 123
9 Rocking Cradles and Hatching Dragons: PROBERT, John Llewellyn, Theatre of Blood,
Parents in Game of Thrones : Janice Liedl Electric Dreamhouse Press, (Midnight Movie
10 Oh, my sweet summer child: Children and Monographs), 2017, 116 pages.
Childhood in Game of Thrones THEATRE OF BLOOD (1973) Directed by
Helle Strandgaard Jensen and Magnus Douglas Hickox. It is notoriously difficult to mix
Qvistgaard Comedy and Horror. Rare are the examples
11 Writing the Rules of Their Own Game: where one element does not overpower the
Medieval Female Agency and Game of Thrones other: BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN, THE
12 The Power of Sansa Stark: A Representation But perhaps no film gets it so spectacularly
of Female Agency in Late Medieval England : right as THEATRE OF BLOOD, and perhaps no
Danielle Alesi actor has ever embodied the twin masks of
Part IV Religion Comedy and Tragedy so perfectly as Vincent
13 Continuity and Transformation in the Price in what is, arguably, his finest role.
Religions of Westeros and Western Europe
Don Riggs REINHARDT, Gunther, Twin Peaks,
14 Religious Violence in Game of Thrones: An Ditzingen, Reclam Verlag, (100 Seiten), 2016,
Historical Background from Antiquity to the 100 pages.
European Wars of Religion : Maureen Attali
15 Coexistence and Conflict in the Religions of RICHARDS, Justin, Doctor Who. Le Guide
Game of Thrones : Daniel J. Clasby Ultime, Paris, BBC/404 ditions, 2017, 231
16 I shall take no wife: Celibate Societies in pages.
Westeros and in Western Civilization : Kris
Swank REVENSON, Jody, Les Animaux fantas-
Part V The Background tiques : le dmonzmerveille. Dans les
17 By Whisper and Raven: Information and coulisses du film, Paris, Gallimard Jeunesse,
Communication in Game of Thrones 016, 22 pages.
Giacomo Giudici
18 Whats in a Name? History and Fantasy in RIGBY, John, American Gothic: Six Decades
Game of Thrones : Sara L. Uckelman, Sonia of Classic Horror Cinema, London, Signum,
Murphy, and Joseph Percer 2017, 400 pages.
19 Setting up Westeros: The Medievalesque In the long-awaited American Gothic Jonathan
World of Game of Thrones Rigby tells the story of the Hollywood horror
Gillian Polack film from its 19th-century beginnings through
to the arrival of Vincent Price as a genre star in
PAPANDREA, James L., From Star Wars to films like House of Wax and The Fly. This 60-
Superman: Christ Figures in Science year period encompasses the shadowy
Fiction and Superhero Films, Bedford (NH), nightmares of the silent era, the breakthrough
Sophia Institute Press, 2017. hits produced by Universal, Warner Bros and
When cultures such as ours toss Jesus out one M-G-M in the early days of talkies, the
door, He comes in albeit disguised through thoughtful RKO chillers of the 1940s and the

post-war boom in lurid science-fiction shockers. From Slavery to Sex: Commodifying Romance
Out of print for more than ten years, American in the Zombie Film (Jennifer Huss Basquiat)
Gothic has been extensively revised and Nobody Wants to Be -Un-Anything: Pushing
expanded, and is now available in hardback for Daisies and the Problem of a Kinder, Gentler
the first time. Undead (Scott Rogers)
The Idea of Love and the Reality of Deadgirl
SCHAUER, Bradley, Escape Velocity: (Whitney Cox and Ashley Ruth Lierman)
American Science Fiction Film, 1950-1982, La Petite Mort: Death and Desire in Pride and
Middeltown (CT), Wesleyan University Press, Prejudice and Zombies (Amy Carol Reeves)
2017, 288 pages. Love and Marriage in the Time of The Walking
Dead (Amanda Taylor)
SHATNER, William & David FISHER, Leonard: Memories of You: The Undying Love of the
My Fifty-Years Friendship with a Zombie in Harolds Going Stiff (Simon Bacon)
Remarkable Man, New York, Thomas Dunne The Sexy Millennial Reinvention of the Undead
Books, 2016, 288 pages. [Leonard Nimoy] in Warm Bodies and iZombie (Ashley Szanter
and Jessica K. Richards)
SHERMAN, Fraser A., Now and Then We "This place. Its never going to accept people
Time Travel: Visiting Pasts and Futures in like us. Never ever": (Queer) Horror, Hatred
Film and Television, Jefferson (NC), and Heteronormativity in In the Flesh (Connor
McFarland, 2017, 269 pages. Jackson)
More than 400 films and 150 television series Uncanny Valley Romance: Warm Bodies, Her
have featured time travelstories of rewriting and the Bits
history, lovers separated by centuries, journeys and Bytes of Affection (Paul Muhlhauser and
to the past or the (often dystopian) future. This Jack D. Arnal)
book examines some of the roles time travel Zombies Want Serious Commitment: The
plays on screen in science fiction and fantasy. Dread of Liquid Modernity in Life After Beth,
Burying the Ex and Nina Forever (Fernando
SHIPKA, Danny & Ralph BELIVEAU (eds.), The Gabriel Pagnoni Berns, Canela Ailen Rodriguez
International Horror Film Directors: Global Fontao and Patricia Vazquez)
Fear, Bristol (UK), Chicago (IL), Intellect, Braaaiiinnnsss: The Recipe for Love in iZombie
2017, 251 pages. (Jennifer Rachel Dutch)
Horror films have for decades commanded The Zombie Apocalypse as Hospice Care:
major global audiences, tapping into deep- Maggie and the Zombie Turn as Cipher for
rooted fears that cross national and cultural Terminal Illness (William A. Lindenmuth)
boundaries in their ability to spark terror. This Disaster Utopia and Survival Euphoria:
book brings together a group of scholars to (A)Sexuality in the Zombie (Post) Apocalypse
explore the ways that this fear is utilized and (George J. Sieg)
played upon by a wide range of filmmakers.
Contributors take up such major figures as STEVEN, Mark, Splatter Capital: The
Guillermo del Toro, Lars Von Trier, and David Political Economy of Gore Films,
Cronenberg, and they also offer introductions ReadHowYou Want, Large Type, 2017, 236
to lesser-known talents such as Richard pages.
Franklin, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Juan Lpez
Moctezuma, and Alexandre Aja. Scholars and STORCK, Timo & Svenja TAUBNER (eds.), Von
fans alike dipping into this collection will Game of Thrones bis The Walking Dead:
discover plenty of insight into what chills us. Interpretation von Kultur in Serie, Berlin et
al., Springer Verlag, 2017, 387 pages.
SZANTER, Ashley & Jessica K. RICHARDS
(eds.), Romancing the Zombies: Essays on SZPUNAR, John, Blood Sucking Freak ! The
the Undead as Significant "Other", Life and Films of the Incredible Joel M.
Jefferson (NC), McFarland & Company, Reed, Manchester, Headpress, 2017, 300
(Contribution to Zombie Studies), 2017, 277 pages.
pages. New York City, 1976. Newspaper ads dare the
Foreword by Kyle William Bishop 1 denizens of Times Square to see a morbid
Introduction: Kissing Corpses and Significant movie called The Incredible Torture Show. The
"Others": film is yanked from theatres. Years later it is
Facing Our Obsession with Apocalyptic Love retitled Blood Sucking Freaks and hits pay dirt,
(Ashley Szanter and Jessica K. Richards) becoming a perverse cult classic. Its writer and
director is Joel M. Reed. Like his films, the life

of Joel M. Reed is a crazy cocktail of New York TRIOLLET, Christophe (rid.), Darkness,
satire and sleaze, commencing with cocktail Censure & Cinma (2. Sexe et dviances),
lounges in the 1950s, before hitting the La Madeleine, LettMotif, 2017, 340 pages.
grindhouses of the 1970s.
VALE, Vivian, Incredibly Strange Films, San
TOWLSON, Jon, Close Encounters of the Francisco, RE/Search Publications, 2017, 237
Third Kind, Leighton Buzzard: Auteur, pages.
(Constellations: Studies in Science Fiction Film Incredibly Strange Films is a functional guide to
and TV), 2016, 141 pages important territory neglected by the film-
criticism establishment, spotlighting unhailed
TRIBE, Steve, Doctor Who: A Brief History directors Hershell Gordon Lewis, Russ
of Time Lords, New York, Harper Design, Meyer, Larry Cohen, Ray Dennis Steckler, Ted
2017, 160 pages. V. Mikels and others who have been critically
consigned to the ghettos of gore and
TRIOLLET, Christophe (dir.), Darkness, sexploitation films. In-depth interviews focus
Censure & Cinma (1. Gore et violence), La on philosophy while anecdotes entertain as well
Madeleine, LettMotif, 2017, 340 pages. as illuminate theory. The guide includes
Le cinma gore, c'est grave ? (Christophe biographies, genre overviews, filmographies,
Triollet) /// NIFFF 2011 : le gore, d'un mode de bibliography, quotations, an AZ of film
reprsentation son institutionnalisation personalities, lists of recommended films,
(Julien Bono) /// Croquemitaine. Morale sources, index, as well as 172 photos.
puritaine et ''gorification'' (Lionel Trelis) /// La
violence du slasher film. Une affaire de morale VALINOTI, Raymond Jr., Hollywood's Pre-
(Florent Christol) /// L'horreur la tlvision Code Horrors, 1931-1934, Albany (GA),
amricaine. Quand la peur s'invite dans le BearManor Media, 2016, 176 pages.
salon (Benjamin Campion) /// Le gore Hollywood's Pre-Code Horrors 1931-1934
cronenbergien (Fred Bau) /// Le gore dans les appraises all of these films, from Dracula
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le gore et la censure (Lionel Grenier) /// De last chiller released before the strengthening of
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sanglant (Eric Peretti) /// L'pope Sushi only in its insinuations and/or portrayals of sex
Typhoon. Sexe, gore et humour potache and violence, but in the context of the era in
(Sbastien Lecocq) /// Lucifer Valentine. which it was made and the reactions of critics
Sympathy for the devil (Sbastien Lecocq) /// and filmgoers during this time.
Paul Verhoeven. Goor, vous avez dit goor ?
(Fred Bau) /// Torture, inquisition et sorcellerie VAUGHN, Michael, The Ultimate Guide to
au cinma (Albert Montagne) /// Strange Cinema, Atglen, Schiffer Publishing,
Gorenographie. Du sang, du foutre et des 2017, 352 pages.
vampires (Alan Deprez) /// Snuff movies, Organized by genre, including comedy, horror,
lgende ou ralit ? (Christophe Triollet) /// action, drama, fantasy, and sci-fi, this title
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Trelis) /// Franche-Chine. Violence, cinma et For example, David Caruso's film debut was
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WALKER, Michael, Modern Ghost
Melodramas: "What Lies Beneath",
Amsterdam University Press, (Film Culture in
Transition), 2017, 490 pages. LITTRATURE - CINMA - TV - BD
The popular and critical successes of films
like The Sixth Sense and The Ring in the late
1990s led to an impressive international
explosion of scary films dealing with ghosts.
This book takes a close look at a number of
those films from different countries, including
the United States, Japan, South Korea, Spain,
and Great Britain. Making a crucial distinction
between these atmospheric films and
conventional horror, Michael Walker argues
that they are most productively seen as ghost
melodramas, which opens them up to a
powerful range of analytic tools from the study
of melodrama, including, crucially, psycho-

WEAVER, Tom, with David SCHECTER, Robert

J. KISS, Steve KRONENBERG. Universal
Terrors 1951-1955: Eight Classic Horror
and Science-Fiction Films, Jefferson (NC),
AAKER, Everett, Television Western
McFarland, 2017, 440 pages.
Players, 1960-1975: A Biographical
This over-the-top history is the definitive
Dictionary, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2017,
retrospective on Universals horror and science
488 pages.
fiction movies of 19511955. Standing as a
This biographical encyclopedia covers every
sequel to Tom Weaver, Michael Brunas and
actor and actress who had a regular role in a
John Brunass Universal Horrors (Second
Western series on American television from
Edition, 2007), it covers eight films: The
1960 through 1975, with analyses of key
Strange Door, The Black Castle, It Came from
players. The entries provide birth and death
Outer Space, Creature from the Black Lagoon,
dates, family information, and accounts of each
This Island Earth, Revenge of the Creature,
players career, with a cross-referenced
Cult of the Cobra and Tarantula. Each receives
a richly detailed critical analysis, day-by-day
An appendix gives details about all Western
production history, interviews with filmmakers,
series, network or syndicated, 19601975. The
release information, an essay on the score, and
book is fully indexed.
many photographs, including rare behind-the-
scenes shots.
ANDREYCHUCK, Ed, The Lone Ranger on
Radio, Film and Television, Jefferson (NC),
WEST, Alexandra, The 1990s Teen Horror
McFarland, 2017, 277 pages.
Cycle: Final Girls and a New Hollywood
The Lone Ranger has endured as an iconic
Formula, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2017,
figure in American popular culture, from his
277 pages. Foreword by Stacie Ponder.
1933 premier as a radio serial hero through a
This in-depth study examines the youth
highly-rated television series (19491957) to a
subculture, history and politics of the era,
2013 feature film. Created by script writer Fran
focusing on such films as Buffy the Vampire
Striker and radio station owner George W.
Slayer (1992), Scream (1996), I Know What
Trendle, the character was meant to embody
You Did Last Summer (1997), Idle
courage, fair play and honesty, and writers had
Hands (1999) and Cherry Falls (2000).
to adhere to specific guidelines.
ZAHED, Ramin, Cratures fascinantes,
DORSON, James, Counternarratives Possi-
Paris, Gallimard Jeunesse, (La magie du
bilities: Virgin Land, Homeland, and
cinma, 2), 2017, 103 pages.
Cormac McCarthy's Westerns, Frankfurt,
Campus Verlag, 2016, 308 pages.

FISHER, Austin (ed.), Spaghetti Westerns at MATHESON, Sue (ed.), A Fistful of Icons:
the Crossroads: Studies in Relocation, Essays on Frontier Fixtures of the
Transition and Appropriation, Edinburgh, American Western, Jefferson (NC),
Edinburgh University Press, 2017, 312 ages. McFarland, 2017, 308 pages.
Introduction Preface 1
1: The Quiet Man Gets Noisy: Sergio Leone, Introduction 3
the Italian Western and Ireland, Christopher Performing the Iconic West: Wild West Shows
Frayling (Cynthia J. Miller)
Section I: Trans-Genre Roots Buckskin Fringe and Cavalier Culture in the
2: Pietro Germi, Hybridity and the Roots of the Hollywood Western (Sue Matheson)
Italo-Western, Pasquale Iannone The Urbanized West of Cecil B. DeMille (David
3: Malaysian Pirates, American Cowboys, and Blanke)
the Marginalised Outlaw: Constructing Other-ed "They taught us to be men": Cigarettes,
Adventurers in Italian Film, Aliza S. Wong Westerns and (Mostly) John Ford (Richmond B.
Section II: Ethnic Identities, Transnational Adams)
Politics The Good Bounty Hunter: Steve McQueen in
4: Spectacles of Insurgency: Witnessing the Wanted: Dead or Alive (Kelly C. MacPhail)
Revolution as Incoherent Text, David Hyman Racialized Markers of Gender and Gendered
and Patrick Wynne Markers of Race in 1950s Westerns (Deborah L.
5: Emancipation all 'Italiana: Giuseppe Colizzi -Kitchen-Doderlein)
and the Representation of African Americans in "Mister, this is cattle country": Livestock and
Italian Westerns, Lee Broughton Gender in Western Films (Jim Daems)
6: Corbucci Unchained: Miike, Tarantino and Ride Em Cowboy: Equine Representations in
the Postmodern Discursivity of Exploitation the Western (Stella Hockenhull)
Cinema, Mikel J. Koven Horses for Ladies, -High-Ridin Women and
Section III: Asian Crossovers Whores (Maria Cecilia de Miranda N. Coelho)
7: Bounty Hunters, Yakuzas and Ronins: The Sexual Signification of the Gun in Western
Intercultural Transformations between the Film (Fran -Pheasant-Kelly)
Italian Western and the Japanese Swordfight Rifles and Things in Winchester 73 (Katherine
Film in the 1960s, Thomas Klein A. Johnson)
8: Spaghetti Westerns and Asian Cinema: The Cowboy Brew: Coffee and Conflict in the
Perspectives on Global Cultural Flows, Ivo Westerns of Budd Boetticher, Jr. (Christopher
Ritzer Minz)
9: Cowboys and Indians: Transnational Cowboy Accommodations: Plotting the Hotel in
Borrowings in the Indian Masala Western, Iain Western Film and Television (Monica
Robert Smith Montelongo Flores)
Section IV: Routes of Relocation, Transition When Worlds Collide: Town and Country,
and Appropriation -Mise-en-Scene in Have Gun, Will Travel
10: For a Few Comic Strips More: (Robert E. Meyer)
Reinterpreting the Spaghetti Western through Executioner, Judge and Priest: The Desert
the Comic Book, William Grady Sublime in Westerns (Helen M. Lewis)
11: Transit to East Germany: the Distribution Machines in the Garden: Technology and the
and Reception of Once Upon a Time in the West Western in the 1960s and 1970s (Martin Holtz)
in the German Democratic Republic, Rosemary "Dynamite blows two ways": Dynamite in
Stott Western Films (Gilles Chamerois)
12: Spaghetti Westerns and the 'Afterlife' of a Trippy Pictures: Iconicizing the American Acid
Hollywood Genre, Pete Falconer Westerns (Alexander Davis)
Filmography. "Reach for the sky": Western Iconography, the
American Frontier and the Story of Pixar in Toy
GORNET, Ccile, L'criture de l'histoire au Story (Ashley Suffle Robinson)
miroir du cinma: les westerns de John Burying the Past: Cemeteries, Burials and
Ford, Paris, ditions Classiques Garnier, Remembrance in the Western (Andrew Howe)
(Recherches cinmatographiques), 2017, 195 The Four Archetypes of the Three Burials (of
pages. Melquiades Estrada) (Wickham Clayton)
Cette tude aborde les westerns de John Ford
comme des films mtahistoriques et analyse MICHNO, Gregory F. & Susan (eds.), Circle
les effets de redoublement que produit, sur the Wagon: Attacks on Wagon Trains in
lcriture cinmatographique, la rencontre avec History and Hollyeood Films, Jefferson (NC),
lcriture de lhistoire. McFarland, 2017, 246 pages.

Its a cinematic image as familiar as John western va devenir un sujet de recherches, et
Waynes face: a wagon train circling as a parfois dironie pour les artistes contemporains
defensive maneuver against Indian attacks. et les cinastes. Bien que le western noccupe
This book examines actual and fictional wagon- plus une place dominante dans l'imaginaire
train battles and compares them for realism. It populaire, il continue de faonner notre culture.
also describes how fledgling Hollywood Dans les mdias populaires, certaines
portrayed the concept of westward migration personnalits politiques sont traites de cow-
but, as the evolving industry became more boys , et Internet est devenue la Nouvelle
accurate in historical detail, how filmmakers Frontire. Pendant ce temps, des ralisateurs
then lost sight of the big picture. [Sommaire de westerns contemporains comme Quentin
dtaill sur le site de l'diteur. Rdition: 2009] Tarantino (Django Unchained, 2012), Ang Lee
(Brokeback Mountain, 2005) ou Joel et Ethan
MUELLER, Stefanie, Christa BUSCENDORF & Coen (True Grit, 2010 et No Country for Old
Katja SAKOWSKY (eds.), Violence and Open Men, 2007) trouvent de nouvelles faons de
Spaces: The Subversion of Boundaries and remettre en question les vieilles notions de
the Transformation of the Western Genre, race, de genre et de sexualit. Paralllement,
Heidelberg, Winter Verlag, (American Studies), certains artistes amrindiens apportent des
2017, 203 pages. rponses fortes aux rles strotyps dans
Sommaire dtaill sur le site de l'diteur. lesquels on les enfermait souvent. Enfin, les
The classic Western film is characterized by the thmes abords dans ce livre trouvent des
tension of open and enclosed spaces as well as chos directs dans les dbats actuels sur la
by the lone heros exposure to the vastness of violence des armes, les rles sexuels
both tempting and dangerous spaces. John traditionnels et les relations raciales en
Fords cinematography in particular has Amrique.
contributed to a specific spatial iconography
that is premised on this tension and that TETRO, Michele & Stefano DI MARINO (dir.),
survives, albeit transformed, in contemporary Guida al cinema western, Bologna, Odoya,
(Neo-) Western films. While scholars of the (Odoya Library), 2016, 671 pages.
Western genre have long acknowledged a
connection between space and violence WHEELER, Denise Deutsche Indianer: eine
beginning with Frederick Jackson Turners kleine Kulturgeschichte ber Freiheit,
famous description of the Western frontier Blusbrder und letzte Mohikaner,
the essays in this collection provide a fresh Vergangenheitsverlag, 2016, 200 pages.
perspective. Es will dem Phnomen der deutschen
Indianerbegeisterung, die vor fast 200 Jahren
SCAPPOLA, Francangelo, La leggenda del mit dem Erscheinen von James F. Coopers "Der
western. Da John Ford a Quentin letzte Mohikaner" ihren Anfang nahm,
Tarantino, Genova, Il Nuovo Melangolo, 2016, geschichtlich auf die Spur kommen. Dabei geht
237 pages. es um Fragen wie: Warum gibt es das Gefhl
der Verwandtschaft ausgerechnet mit den
SMITH, Thomas Brent & Mary-Dailey Indianern und nicht mit einem anderen
DESMARAIS (eds.), Once upon a time...The "Naturvolk"? Warum sind die Dakota unsere
Western: A New Frontier in Art and Film, populrsten Indianer? Welche Rolle spielte Karl
Milano, 5 Continents, 2017, 304 pages. May und wie ging man mit seinem Erbe in Ost-
Retraant lvolution du genre depuis les und Westdeutschland um?
premiers westerns et jusqu leurs derniers
avatars, en passant par les westerns classiques
de John Ford et le super-western de
l'aprs-guerre, l'exposition met en vidence le
dialogue qui sest nou entre le film et les
beaux-arts, les faits et la fiction. Dans les
annes 1960, le western a t radicalement
transform par le ralisateur italien Sergio
Leone, le titre de lexposition tant lui-mme
un clin dil lun de ses films. En s'appuyant
sur les thmes centraux du genre pour mieux
les bousculer, Leone rend hommage au
western et, dans le mme temps, le
dconstruit. partir de cette poque, le

Six: Representing Hajji: This Generations
RCITS DE Enemy "Other"

CRINQUAND, Sylvie (dir.), Le Scandale de la

GUERRE Grande Guerre: tuer les fils, Dijon, ditions
universitaires de Dijon, (critures), 2017, 117

DONALD, Ralph, Hollywood Enlists ! Propa-

ganda Films of World War II, Lanham (MD),
BINNS, Daniel , The Hollywood War Film: Rowman & Publishers, 2017, 274 pages.
Critical Observations from World War I to By examining major motion pictures
Iraq, Bristol (UK), Intellect Ltd., 2017, 180 including Casablanca, The Flying Tigers, Mrs.
pages. Miniver, Sergeant York, They Were Expendable,
Looking closely at films such as All Quiet on the and many othersDonald illustrates how
Western Front, Full Metal Jacket, and The Hurt various propaganda techniques aligned the
Locker, Binns reveals the commonalities in nations entertainment with government aims.
Hollywood films despite the distinct conflicts
and eras they represent, and he shows how FRICK, Werner & Gnter SCHNITZLER (dir.),
contemporary war films closely echo earlier Der Erste Weltkrieg im Spiegel der Knste,
films in their nationalistic and idealistic Freiburg, Berlin et al., Rombach Verlag, 2017,
depictions. 352 pages.
Die katastrophalen Ereignisse und
BRODE, Douglas, Shea T. BRODE & Cynthia J. traumatischen Folgen des Ersten Weltkriegs
MILLER (ed.), The American Civil War on zeigen ihre Wirkungen auch in den Knsten.
Film and TV: Blue and Gray in Black and Diese Publikation fragt nach den
White and Color, Lanham (MD), Lexington Kommentierungen, Spiegelungen und
Books, 2017, 302 pages. Brechungen der Urkatastrophe des 20.
In The American Civil War on Film and TV: Blue Jahrhunderts in Literatur, Publizistik,
and Gray in Black and White and Color, bildender Kunst, Musik und Film.
Douglas Brode, Shea T. Brode, and Cynthia J.
Miller bring together nineteen essays by a FRIEDMAN, Jonathan C. & William L. HEWITT
diverse array of scholars across the disciplines (eds.), The History of Genocide in Cinema:
to explore these issues. The essays included Atrocities on Screen, London, I. B. Tauris,
here span a wide range of films, from the silent 2017, xiii, 316 pages.
era to the present day, including Buster Edited by two of the leading experts in the
Keatons The General (1926), Red Badge of field, The History of Genocide in Cinema
Courage (1951), Glory (1989), Gettysburg (19 analyzes fictional and semi-fictional portrayals
93), and Cold Mountain (2003), as well as of genocide, focusing on, amongst others, the
television mini-series The Blue and The repression of indigenous populations in
Gray (1982) and John Jakes acclaimed North Australia, the genocide of Native Americans in
and South trilogy (1985-86). the 19th century, the Herero genocide,
Armenia, the Holodomor (Stalin's policy of
BUCHANAN, David A., Going Scapegoat: starvation in Ukraine), the Nazi Holocaust,
post-9/11 War Literature, Language and Nanking and Darfur. Comprehensive and
Culture, Jefferson (NC), McFarland, 2016, vii, unique in its focus on fiction films, as opposed
223 pages. to documentaries.
Introduction: The Resilience of Racist
Language, Symbols and Rhetoric GARFITT, Toby & Nicols BIANCHI (eds.), How
One: Literature, Criticism and the to Write the Great War - Comment crire
Fetishization of Experience la Grande Guerre ?, Berlin, Francfort,
Two: Kenneth Burke: A Method for War Bruxelles , et al. Peter Lang, 2017, 366 pages.
Three: Confounding Expectations in Kevin JAGU, Tony, Les Carnets d'un cinphile: du
Powerss The Yellow Birds Front Populaire la libartion de Paris -
Four: The Comic Corrective and Ben Sur les traces de la Collaboration la
Fountains Billy Lynn recherche de la Rsistance, Larcay, ditions
Five: The Convenient Scapegoat in David de la Morelle, 2016, 212 pages.
Abramss FOBBIT

KIESEL, Helmuth & Friederike TEBBEN (dir.), diffuss en nombre sur les grands et petits
Krieg als inneres Erlebnis: Schriften zum crans d'aujourd'hui.
Ersten Weltkrieg (Ernst Jnger), Stuttgart,
Klett-Cotta, 2016, 692 pages. TAM, King-Fai, Timothy Y. TSU & Sandra
WILSON (eds.), Chinese and Japanese
LNART, Orsolya, Der ungarische Kriegs- Films on the Second World War, New York
Roman: Medien, Wissen und Fremdwahr- & London, Routledge, (Media, Culture and
nehmung bei Eberhard Werner Happel, Social Change in Asia Series), 2017, 196
Wien, Academic Press, 2016, 270 pages pages.
This book examines representations of the
LUNGERSHAUSEN, Gerrit, Weltkrieg in Second World War in postwar Chinese and
Worten: Kriegsprosa im Dritten Reich, Japanese cinema. Drawing on a wide range of
Wiesbaden, J.B. Metzler, 2017, viii, 348 pages. scholarly disciplines, and analysing a wide
range of films, it demonstrates the potential of
MALTRE, Stphane, La Grance Guerre de war movies for understanding contemporary
Pierre Benoit: correspondance indite, China and Japan. It shows how the war is
nouvelles, Chamalires, Les Deux Crnes, remembered in both countries, including the
(L'encphale), 2016, 349 pages. demonisation of Japanese soldiers in postwar
socialist-era Chinese movies, and the pervasive
MOTTRAM, James, The Making od Dunkirk, sense of victimhood in Japanese memories of
San Francisco, Insight Editions, 2017, 144 the war. However, it also shows how some
pages. Foreword by Christopher Nolan. Chinese directors were experimenting with
alternatives interpretations of the war from as
POTTER, Pamela M., Art of Suppression: early as the 1950s, and how, despite the
Confronting the Nazi past in Histories of "resurgence of nationalism" in japan since the
the Visual and Performing Arts, Oakland, 1980s, the production of Japanese movies
University of California Press, 2016, xvi, 389 critical of the war has continued.
WETTA, Frank J. & Marin A. NOVELLI, Last
PUCKETT, Kent, War Pictures: Cinema, Stands from the Alamo to Benghazi: how
Violence, and Style in Britain, 1939-1945, Hollywood Turns Military Defeats into
New York, Fordham University Press, (World Moral Victories, New York, Routledge, 2017,
War II: the global, human, and ethical viii, 152 pages.
dimension), 2017, xiii, 264 pages. Last Stands from the Alamo to
Beginning with a close and critical analysis of Benghazi examines how filmmakers teach
Britain's cultural scene, War Pictures examines Americans about the countrys military past.
where the historiography of war, the Examining twenty-three representative war
philosophy of violence, and aesthetics come films and locating them in their cultural and
together. Focusing on three films made in military landscape, the authors argue that
Britain during the second half of the Second Hollywoods view of American military history
World War--Michael Powell and Emeric has evolved in two phases. The first phase,
Pressburger's The Life and Death of Colonel extending from the very beginnings of
Blimp (1943), Lawrence Olivier's Henry V filmmaking to the Korean War, projected an
(1944), and David Lean's Brief Encounter essential patriotic triumphalism. The second
(1945)--Puckett treats these movies as objects phase, from the Korean and Vietnam Wars to
of considerable historical interest but also as the present, reflects a retreat from consensus
works that exploit the full resources of and reflexive patriotism.
cinematic technique to engage with the idea,
experience, and political complexity of war. ZANONE, Damien (ed.), "La chose
Waterloo": une bataille en littrature,
SANCHEZ-BIOSCA, Vicente, Cinma et Leiden, Boston et al., Brill /Rodopi, 2017, 270
guerre civile espagnole: du mythe la pages.
mmoire, Paris, ditions hispaniques, (Histoire La Chose de Waterloo : lexpression
et civilisation), 2016, 290 pages. invente par Victor Hugo dit bien la difficult
Cet ouvrage retrace 70 ans de production quil y a qualifier la bataille du 18 juin 1815.
d'images et de rcits de guerre, tels qu'ils sont Quest-elle devenue au fur et mesure de ses
apparus dans le cinma, de la propagande de incessantes vocations depuis deux cents ans
choc ne au plus fort du conflit, jusqu'aux dans les textes les plus divers (livres dhistoire,
documentaires et reportages rtrospectifs, Mmoires, roman, posie, thtre) ?

EROTICA DYHOUSE, Carol, Heartthrobs: A History of
Women and Desire, Oxford, Oxford
University Press, 2017, xv, 262 pages.

EMMANUELLE, Camille, Lettre celle qui lit

des romances rotiques, et qui devrait
arrter tout de suite, Paris, Les chapps,
2017, 133 pages.
Les romances rotiques se suivent et se
ressemblent : la femme et l'homme rpondent
des strotypes triqus, leurs interactions
sont autant simplistes que convenues et le
dsir fminin doit se cantonner quelques
clichs hyper rducteurs.
Camille Emmanuelle, qui a crit sous pseudo
une douzaine de romances rotiques, nous
ouvre les portes de ce genre littraire qui,
force de favoriser une sexualit normalise,
ATTIMONELLI, Claudia & Vincenzo SUSCA, devient un obstacle une relle libration
Pornoculture: voyage au bout de la chair, sexuelle de la femme. Avec la verve qui la
Paris, Liber, 2017, 168 pages. caractrise, elle dnonce l'ternelle comdie
qu'on veut, encore, faire jouer l'homme et
BERTOLOTTI, Alessandro, Guida al cinema la femme.
erotico e porno: dal cinema muto a oggi,
Bologna, Odoya, (Odoya Library), 2017, 383 LARSSON, Marah, The Swedish Porn Scene:
pages. Exhibition Contexts, 8mm Pornography
and The Sex Film, Bristol (UK), Chicago
BRASSART, Alain, L'Intimit l'cran: (USA), Intellect, 2017, viii, 182 pages.
l'amour et la sexualit au cinma, Paris, This book presents a close look at the golden
Nouveau Monde ditions, 2017, 538 pages. age of Swedish pornography in the 1970s, with
La sexualit l'cran est devenue a specific focus on pornographic films screened
omniprsente, mais a-t-elle cess d'tre un in Malm between 1971 and 1976. How, Mariah
tabou ? Le cinma pornographique, depuis la Larsson asks, was that one small citys
loi de 1975, reste ghettos malgr les embrace of the eras sexual liberation both
tentatives, parfois russies, de certains representative and unique in relation to the
cinastes intgrer des scnes explicites dans rest of Sweden?
des films interdits aux moins de 16 ans. A
l'inverse, de nombreux longs-mtrages de LAPENA MARCHENA Oscar, Cine y eros,
fiction reprsentent l'amour physique de Orsay, Universit Paris-Sud, 2017, 275 pages.
manire elliptique l'instar des films des
annes 1950 soumis la censure. Le cinma SCHULZE, Daniel & Andrea STRIEBRITZ (dir.),
peine reprsenter les prliminaires mais aussi Kulturen der Pornografie. Annhrungen an
la jouissance, surtout fminine, qui apparat ein Massephnomen, Trier, WVT Wissen-
souvent de manire caricaturale. Ainsi les schaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2016, 182 pages.
reprsentations cinmatographiques de la
sexualit sont encore trop souvent archaques. TULLOCH, John & Belinda MIDDLEWEEK, Real
Cette tude embrasse tout le cinma franais Sex Films: The New Intimacy and Risk,
de l'aprs-guerre jusqu' nos jours. Elle porte Oxford & New York, Oxford University Press,
une attention particulire aux films qui ont lait 2017, 376 pages.
scandale, et dont elle analyse la rception
critique, ainsi qu' quelques stars, symptmes
de l'rotisation des socits occidentales

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BROWN, Shane, Queer Sexualities in Early
Film: Cinema and Male-Male Intimacy,
London, I.B. Tauris, (Library of Gender and
Popular Culture), 2016, ix, 203 pages.