Film and media

The Cisco Kid cover

The Cisco Kid

American Hero, Hispanic Roots

Gary D. Keller

"The Cisco Kid: American Hero, Hispanic Roots" builds upon Francis Nevins’s 1998 book, "The Films of the Cisco Kid." Retaining the original’s thorough, chronological study of the Cisco…

Good Bandits, Warrior Women, and Revolutionaries in Hispanic Culture

Edited by Gary Francisco Keller

"Good Bandits, Warrior Women, and Revolutionaries in Hispanic Culture" is the fruit of a groundbreaking conference that was held in Phoenix in 2009. Following an introduction by Gary…

Experimental Latin American Cinema

Cynthia Tompkins

Analyzing 17 recent films by eleven different filmmakers from Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, Paraguay, and Peru, Cynthia Tompkins uses a comparative approach that finds commonalities…

Latin American Documentary Filmmaking

David William Foster

“Latin American Documentary Filmmaking” is the first volume written in English to explore Latin American documentary filmmaking with extensive and intelligent analysis. David William…

Faking the News, edited by ASU alum Ryan Skinnell

Faking the News

What Rhetoric Can Teach Us About Donald J. Trump

Edited by Ryan Skinnell

Donald J. Trump's speaking and writing invite passionate reactions — maybe he’s a bluecollar, billionaire hero who speaks the language of the common man or maybe he’s a gleefully…

Cover of The New Immigrant Whiteness by Claudia Sadowski-Smith

The New Immigrant Whiteness

Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States

Claudia Sadowski-Smith

Mapping representations of post-1980s immigration from the former Soviet Union to the United States in interviews, reality TV shows, fiction, and memoirs, Claudia Sadowski-Smith shows…

Great Comedy Films book cover

Great Comedy Films

Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Funny Movies

Chris LaMont

The scandalous world of Great Comedy Films is torn wide-open, with sordid tales of sex, money, drugs, power, prostitution, hedonism and shenanigans that make this book a "must-buy." Now…

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Comprehensive Contemporary Acting

A 21st Century Companion for Actors, Directors and Writers in Stage, Television and Film (Revised Edition)

Shawn Clement Nelson

Edited by Lucia Redman Silva

"Comprehensive Contemporary Acting" is a cutting-edge, unconventional approach to the performance experience. Joining classic philosophy with groundbreaking technique, it is the film…

Pieces of Sound: German Experimental Radio

Daniel Gilfillan

Since the rise of film and television, radio has continued to evolve and any understanding of the development of radio depends on closely examining the artistic ventures that preceded…

Cover of The New Gay for Pay by Julia Himberg

The New Gay for Pay

The Sexual Politics of American Television Production

Julia Himberg

Television conveys powerful messages about sexual identities, and popular shows such as "Will & Grace," "Ellen," "Glee," "Modern Family," and "The Fosters" are often credited with…