Our Ebooks

We are pleased to announce that our series of Conference Readers is being transferred to Amazon during Spring 2018 for ebook sale at modest prices:

 

- The London Film & Media Reader 1

- The London Film & Media Reader 2

- The London Film & Media Reader 3

- The London Film & Media Reader 4

- The London Film & Media Reader 5

- The London Reader 1

- The London Reader 2

- The Understanding Britain Reader 1

 

They are therefore no longer available for download from this site.

 

The London Film & Media Reader 4

THE LONDON FILM AND MEDIA READER 4: Visions of Identity - Global Film & Media, comprises 43 essays, from nearly two dozen countries, based on Papers presented at FILM AND MEDIA 2014. It was published as an ebook in 30 December 2016.

 

The Reader is made up of three Parts - National and Institutional ContextsCritical Tropes, and Gendered Identities. For full contents, please go to previous web-page.

 

1 / National and Institutional Contexts

 

- 'Authorial Identities'

- 'Cinema and National Identity'

- 'Continental and Regional Regimes'

- 'Trans-national Projections'

- 'Intercultural Adaptations'

- 'The Practice of Journalism'

 

2 / Critical Tropes

 

- 'Place'

- 'History'

- 'Ethnicity'

- 'Youth Culture'

- 'Cultural Anxiety'

- 'The Production of Identity

 

3 / Gendered Identities

 

'Female Transformations'

'Women at War'

'Bollywood Women'

'Technology and Femininity'

'The Gendered City'

'Stardom and Masculinity'

'Serial Disturbances'

'Masculinity in Crisis'

 

ISBN 978-0-9573631-6-8

 

463pp, PDF, fully bookmarked.  

 

The London Film and Media Reader 3

THE LONDON FILM AND MEDIA READER 3: The Pleasures of the Spectacle, comprises 60 essays, from nearly two dozen countries, based on Papers presented at FILM AND MEDIA 2013. It was published as an ebook on 30 September 2015.

 

The Reader is made up of three Parts - 'Texts', 'Identities', and 'Locations'.

 

Sections are devoted to essays on

 

- 'Sound and Image'

- 'Narrative'

- 'Ontologies'

- 'Extending Media Experience'

- 'Forms of Media Pleasure'

- 'Psychic Encounters'

- 'Femininities'

- 'Queerdom'

- 'Religious Identities'

- 'Mediated Cities'

- 'Narratives of Nationhood'

- 'Cultural Memory'

- 'Scenarios of Conflict'

 

ISBN 978-0-9573631-5-1

 

678pp, PDF, fully bookmarked.  

THE LONDON FILM AND MEDIA READER 1

 

42 essays on 'The Cinematic Institution', 'The Regimes of Television', 'Media Identities', 'Narratives of Gender', 'Ontologies', 'Interactions' and 'Transgressions'.

 

ISBN 978-0-9573631-3-7. 

455 pages, PDF, fully bookmarked. 

 

THE LONDON FILM AND MEDIA READER 2 

 

28 essays on 'Textualities', 'Modalities', 'Femininities', 'Masculinities', 'Crime, Violence and Horror', and 'Narratives of War'.

 

ISBN 978-0-9573631-4-4.

306 pages, PDF, fully bookmarked.


THE LONDON READER 1 

 

17 essays on 'City on a River', 'Urban Growth', 'The East End', 'Bloomsbury', 'Migration and Settlement', 'Intercultural Connections', 'London and Europe', 'Global City', and 'Visions of Futurity'.

 

ISBN 978-0-9573631-0-6. 

192 pages, PDF, fully bookmarked.

THE LONDON READER 2 

 

13 essays on 'Cityscapes', 'Preservation and Regeneration', and 'Cultural Identities'.

 

ISBN 978-0-9573631-1-3.

157 pages, PDF, fully bookmarked.

THE UNDERSTANDING BRITAIN READER 1 

 

10 essays on 'Cultural Identities', 'Nation, Language and Religion', and 'Institutional Perspectives'. 

 

ISBN 978-0-9573631-2-0.

117 pages, PDF, fully bookmarked.