Forthcoming Titles in Performing Arts and Mass Media, 2018

A list of the latest and soon-to-be-released publications through April 2019.

[Ed. Note: Bibliographic data is supplied by publishers and includes anticipated release date, price, and ISBN. Estimated prices and release dates are followed by an “e.” Release dates, prices, and titles are subject to change. This list does not represent titles reviewed in Choice, but many of them will be reviewed throughout the year as they are released.]

Performing Arts

Approaches to Teaching Baraka’s Dutchman, ed. by Gerald Early and Matthew Calihman. Modern Language Association, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9781603293549 $40.00; pbk ISBN 9781603293556 $24.00; ebook ISBN 9781603293570 $24.00

Approaches to Teaching Hugo’s Les Misérables, ed. by Michal P. Ginsburg and Bradley Stephens. Modern Language Association, Oct. 2018. ISBN 9781603293358 $40.00; pbk ISBN 9781603293365 $24.00; ebook ISBN 9781603293389 $24.00

Approaches to Teaching the Works of Gertrude Stein, ed. by Logan Esdale and Deborah M. Mix. Modern Language Association, Sep. 2018. ISBN 9781603293433 $40.00; pbk ISBN 9781603293440 $24.00; ebook ISBN 9781603293464 $24.00

The Actor’s Guide to Self-Marketing: How to Brand and Promote Your Unique Image, by Carla Renata. Allworth Press, Jul. 2018. pbk ISBN 9781621535515 $16.98; ebook ISBN 9781621535607 $16.98

Adaptations: Critical and Primary Sources, ed. by Deborah Cartmell and Imelda Whelehan. Bloomsbury Academic, Oct. 2018e. ISBN 9781501315404 $600.00e

Clues to Acting Shakespeare, by Wesley Van Tassel, ed. by Chamois Holschuh. 3rd ed. Allworth Press, Oct. 2018. pbk ISBN 9781621536628 $18.98

The Comedy Studies Reader, ed. by Nick Marx and Matt Sienkiewicz. Texas, Aug. 2018. ISBN 9781477315996 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9781477316009 $29.94; ebook ISBN 9781477316016 $90.00

Comic China: Representing Common Ground, 1890–1945, by Wendy Gan. Temple, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9781439916292 $64.50; pbk ISBN 9781439916308 price not yet set; ebook ISBN 9781439916315 $64.50

Gay Icons: The (Mostly) Female Entertainers Gay Men Love, by Georges-Claude Guilbert. McFarland, Jul. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781476674339 $35.00; ebook ISBN 9781476633015 $65.00

The Human Reimagined: Posthumanism in Russia, ed. by Colleen McQuillen and Julia Vaingurt. Academic Studies Press, Jul. 2018e. ISBN 9781618117328 $119.00e; pbk ISBN 9781618117793 $49.00e; ebook ISBN 9781618117335 $119.00e

The Manson Family on Film and Television, by Ian Cooper. McFarland, Aug. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781476670430 $39.95; ebook ISBN 9781476633800 $75.00

Performance and Theatricality in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, ed. by Mark I. Cruse. Vol. 41. Brepols Publishers, Jul. 2018e. ISBN 9782503579870 $94.00e; ebook ISBN 9782503579887 $94.00e

The Profitable Artist: A Handbook for All Artists in the Performing, Literary, and Visual Arts, by New York Foundation for the Arts, ed. by Chamois Holschuh. 2nd ed. Allworth Press, Aug. 2018. pbk ISBN 9781621536420 $24.98; ebook ISBN 9781621536451 $24.98

Russian Performances: Word, Object, Action, ed. by Julie A. Buckler, Julie A. Cassidy, and Boris Wolfson. Wisconsin, Aug. 2018. ISBN 9780299318307 $79.95; ebook ISBN 9780299318338 $99.95

Star Trek: A Cultural History, by M. Keith Booker. Rowman & Littlefield, Sep. 2018. ISBN 9781538112755 $35.00

Who Will Speak for America?, ed. by Stephanie Feldman and Nathaniel Popkin. Temple, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9781439916230 price not yet set; pbk ISBN 9781439916247 $19.94; ebook ISBN 9781439916254 $19.99


100 Essential Indian Films, by Rohit K. Dasgupta and Sangeeta Datta. Rowman & Littlefield, Aug. 2018. ISBN 9781442277984 $45.00

Acting for Film, by Cathy Haase, ed. by Chamois Holschuh. 2nd ed. Allworth Press, Sep. 2018. pbk ISBN 9781621536642 $22.98

Animation, by Scott Curtis. Rutgers, Mar. 2019e. ISBN 9780813570266 price not yet set; pbk ISBN 9780813570259 price not yet set; ebook ISBN 9780813597928 price not yet set

Animation: Critical and Primary Sources, ed. by Chris Pallant. Bloomsbury Academic, Sep. 2018e. ISBN 9781501305757 $804.00

The Apartment Complex: Urban Living and Global Screen Cultures, ed. by Pamela Robertson Wojcik. Duke, Oct. 2018e. ISBN 9781478001089 $94.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478001423 $24.94e; ebook ISBN 9781478002512 $24.94e

Architectures of Revolt, ed. by Mark Shiel. Temple, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9781439910030 price not yet set; pbk ISBN 9781439910047 price not yet set; ebook ISBN 9781439910054 price not yet set

Cecil B. DeMille, Classical Hollywood, and Modern American Mass Culture, by David Blanke. Palgrave Macmillan, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9783319769851 $109.00; ebook ISBN 9783319769868 price not yet set

Cinema between Latin America and Los Angeles: Origins to 1960, ed. by Colin Gunckel, Lisa Jarvinen, and Jan-Christopher Horak. Rutgers, Feb. 2019. ISBN 9781978801257 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781978801240 $29.94; ebook ISBN 9781978801271 price not yet set

Cinematic Encounters: Interviews and Dialogues, by Jonathan Rosenbaum. Illinois, Jan. 2019e. ISBN 9780252042164 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9780252083884 $24.94; ebook ISBN 9780252050909 price not yet set

Clarence Brown: Hollywood’s Forgotten Master, by Gwenda Young. Kentucky, Oct. 2018. ISBN 9780813175959 $50.00; ebook ISBN 9780813175966 $50.00

Corporeality in Early Cinema: Viscera, Skin, and Physical Form, ed. by Marina Dahlquist et al. Indiana, Jul. 2018. pbk ISBN 9780253033659 $48.00; ebook ISBN 9780253033666 $39.99

Double Negative: The Black Image and Popular Culture, by Racquel J. Gates. Duke, Aug. 2018e. ISBN 9781478000419 $94.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478000549 $24.94; ebook ISBN 9781478000549 $24.94

Dziga Vertov: Life and Work, Volume 1 (1896–1921), by John MacKay. Academic Studies Press, Jul. 2018e. ISBN 9781618117342 $129.00e; ebook ISBN 9781618116031 $129.00e

The Essential Films of Ingrid Bergman, by Constantine Santas and James M. Wilson. Rowman & Littlefield, Sep. 2018. ISBN 9781442212145 $38.00

The Films of Budd Boetticher, by Robert Nott. McFarland, Aug. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781476667072 $39.95

French Musical Culture and the Coming of Sound Cinema, by Hannah Lewis. Oxford, Sep. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9780190635985 $35.00e

Gene Hackman: The Life and Work, by Peter Shelley. McFarland, Aug. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781476670478 $39.95; ebook ISBN 9781476633695 $75.00

Hardcore Horror Cinema in the 21st Century: Production, Marketing and Consumption, by James Aston. McFarland, Aug. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781476668888 $39.95; ebook ISBN 9781476633534 $65.00

Hollywood Dealmaking: Negotiating Talent Agreements for Film, TV, and New Media, by Dina Appleton and Daniel Yankelevits, ed. by Chamois Holschuh. 3rd ed. Allworth Press, Jul. 2018. pbk ISBN 9781621536581 $24.98; ebook ISBN 9781621536598 $24.98

Holy Horror: The Bible and Fear in Movies, by Steve A. Wiggins. McFarland, Aug. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781476674667 $45.00; ebook ISBN 9781476633718 $75.00

The Image in Early Cinema: Form and Material, ed. by Scott Curtis et al. Indiana, Jul. 2018. pbk ISBN 9780253034397 $39.00; ebook ISBN 9780253034403 $38.99

Lana and Lily Wachowski, by Cael M. Keegan. Illinois, Nov. 2018e. ISBN 9780252042126 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9780252083839 $22.00

The Magnificent Max Baer: The Life of the Heavyweight Champion and Film Star, by Colleen Aycock with David W. Wallace. McFarland, Aug. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781476671611 $39.95; ebook ISBN 9781476632902 $75.00

Main Street Movies: The History of Local Film in the United States, by Martin L. Johnson. Indiana, Jul. 2018e. ISBN 9780253032522 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9780253032539 $36.00; ebook ISBN 9780253032546 $35.99

Making Sex Public, and Other Cinematic Fantasies, by Damon R. Young. Duke, Dec. 2018e. ISBN 9781478001331 $104.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478001676 $27.94; ebook ISBN 9781478002765 $27.94

The Many Cinemas of Michael Curtiz, ed. by R. Barton Palmer and Murray Pomerance. Texas, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9781477315545 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9781477315552 $29.94; ebook ISBN 9781477315569 $90.00

Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art, by Susan Napier. Yale, Aug. 2018e. ISBN 9780300226850 $30.00e

Movie Magick: The Occult in Film, by David Huckvale. McFarland, Aug. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781476674377 $39.95; ebook ISBN 9781476633756 $75.00

The Movies as a World Force: American Silent Cinema and the Utopian Imagination, by Ryan J. Friedman. Rutgers, Jan. 2019. ISBN 9780813593609 $99.95; pbk ISBN 9780813593593 $29.94; ebook ISBN 9780813593623 $29.94

The Muslim World in Post–9/11 American Cinema: A Critical Study, 2001–2011, by Kerem Bayraktaroğlu. McFarland, Aug. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781476666679 $39.95; ebook ISBN 9781476633633 $65.00

Olivia de Havilland, by Victoria Amador. Kentucky, Apr. 2019. ISBNs and prices not yet set

Orson Welles in Focus: Texts and Contexts, ed. by James N. Gilmore and Sidney Gottlieb. Indiana, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9780253032942 $85.00; pbk ISBN 9780253032959 $36.00; ebook ISBN 9780253032966 $35.99

Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution, by Nadia Yaqub. Texas, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9781477315958 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781477315965 $34.95; ebook ISBN 9781477315972 $95.00

Screening Transcendence: Film under Austrofascism and the Hollywood Hope, 1933–1938, by Robert Dassanowsky. Indiana, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9780253033628 $66.00; ebook ISBN 9780253033635 $65.98

The Seducer: Sex, Money and Power in Howard Hughes’s Hollywood, by Karina Longworth. Custom House, Nov. 2018. ISBN 9780062440518 $27.98; ebook ISBN 9780062440532 $21.98

The Shawshank Experience: Tracking the History of the World’s Favorite Movie, by Maura Grady. Palgrave Macmillan, Jul. 2018. pbk ISBN 9781349953509 $99.98; ebook ISBN 9781137531650 $79.98

Some Kind of Mirror: Marilyn Monroe Plays Herself, by Amanda Konkle. Rutgers, Sep. 2018e. ISBN 9781978802629 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781978802612 $29.94; ebook ISBN 9781978802643 $29.94

South Korean Film: Critical and Primary Sources, ed. by Hyon Joo Yoo. Bloomsbury Academic, Nov. 2018e. ISBN 9781501322617 $600.00e

Southern History on Screen: Race and Rights, 1976–2016, ed. by Bryan M. Jack. Kentucky, Dec. 2018. ISBN 9780813176444 $50.00; ebook ISBN 9780813176468 $50.00

Technicolored: Reflections on Race in the Time of TV, by Ann duCill. Duke, Sep. 2018e. ISBN 9781478000396 $99.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478000488 $28.94e; ebook ISBN 9781478002215 $28.94e

Viewer’s Guide to Akira Kurosawa, by Eric San Juan. Rowman & Littlefield, Dec. 2018. ISBN 9781538110898 $36.00

The Voice of Technology: Soviet Cinema’s Transition to Sound, 1928–1935, by Lilya Kaganovsky. Indiana, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9780253032645 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9780253032652 $36.00; ebook ISBN 9780253032669 $35.99

Women Activists and Civil Rights Leaders in Auto/Biographical Literature and Films, by Letort. Palgrave Macmillan, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9783319770802 $99.98e; ebook ISBN 9783319770819 price not yet set

Women at Work in Contemporary European Cinema, by Barbara Mennel. Illinois, Jan. 2019e. ISBN Not yet set $99.00; pbk ISBN Not yet set $27.94 ebook ISBN and price not yet set


Allusion as Narrative Premise in Brahms’s Instrumental Music, by Jacquelyn E. C. Sholes. Indiana, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9780253033147 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9780253033154 $42.00; ebook ISBN 9780253033161 $42.00

Bach Perspectives, Volume 12: Bach and the Counterpoint of Religion, ed. by Robin A. Leaver. Illinois, Oct. 2018e. ISBN 9780252041983 $50.00; ebook ISBN 9780252050718 price not yet set

Dixie Dewdrop: The Uncle Dave Macon Story, by Michael D. Doubler. Illinois, Aug. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9780252083655 $19.94; ebook ISBN 9780252050695 price not yet set

Globalizing Music Education: A Framework, by Alexandra Kertz-Welzel. Indiana, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9780253032577 $60.00; pbk ISBN 9780253032584 $26.00; ebook ISBN 978025303591 $25.98

Hildegard of Bingen, by Honey Meconi. Illinois, Oct. 2018e. ISBN 9780252033155 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9780252083679 price not yet set; ebook ISBN 9780252050725 price not yet set

Jarmila Novotná: My Life in Song, by Jarmila Novotná, ed. by William V. Madison. Kentucky, Oct. 2018. ISBN 9780813176116 $39.95; ebook ISBN 9780813176130 $39.95

K-pop Live: Fans, Idols, and Multimedia Performance, by Suk-Young Kim. Stanford, Aug. 2018. ISBN 9781503605039 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9781503605992 $29.94; ebook ISBN 9781503606005 $29.94

The Music of Charlie Chaplin, by Jim Lochne. McFarland, Aug. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9780786496112 $39.95; ebook ISBN 9781476633510 $65.00

Voices of Drought: The Politics of Music and Environment in Northeastern Brazil, by Michael B. Silvers. Illinois, Nov. 2018e. ISBN 9780252042089 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9780252083778 $28.00; ebook ISBN 9780252050831 price not yet set

Writing Dylan: The Songs of a Lonesome Traveler, by Larry David Smith. 2nd ed. Praeger, Dec. 2018. ISBN 9781440861581 $78.00; ebook ISBN 9781440861598

Theater & Dance

Back to the Dance Itself: Phenomenologies of the Body in Performance, ed. by Sondra Fraleigh. Illinois, Oct. 2018e. ISBN Not yet set $99.00; pbk ISBN Not yet set $28.00; ebook ISBN and price not yet set

Broadway to Main Street: How Show Tunes Enchanted America, by Laurence Maslon. Oxford, Aug. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9780199832538 price not yet set

The Great European Stage Directors Set 1: v. 1–4: Pre-1950, ed. by Simon Shepherd. Bloomsbury Academic, Nov. 2018. ISBN 9781474254113 $365.00

The Great European Stage Directors Set 2: v 5–8: Post-1950, ed. by Simon Shepherd. Bloomsbury Academic, Nov. 2018. ISBN 9781474254168 $365.00

The Paradox of Authenticity: Folklore Performance in Post-Communist Slovakia, by Joseph Grim Feinberg. Wisconsin, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9780299316600 $69.95; ebook ISBN 9780299316631 $89.95

Physics and Dance, by Emily Coates and Sarah Demers. Yale, Jan. 2019e. ISBN 9780300195835 $30.00e

Salmon Is Everything, by Theresa May. 2nd ed. Oregon State, Nov. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9780870719479 $19.94e; ebook ISBN 9780870719486 $19.94e

The Theatre of Imagining: A Cultural History of Imagination in the Mind and on the Stage, by Ulla Kallenbach. Palgrave Macmillan, Aug. 2018e. ISBN 9783319763026 $109.00


Carolina Beach Music Encyclopedia, by Rick Simmons. McFarland, Aug. 2018e. pbk ISBN 9781476667676 $49.95; ebook ISBN 9781476631530 $95.00

Encyclopedia of Spaghetti Westerns, by Aliza S. Wong. Rowman & Littlefield, Oct. 2018. ISBN Not yet set $125.00

Media & Communication

Adventures in Shondaland: Identity Politics and the Power of Representation, ed. by Rachel Alicia Griffin and Michaela D. E. Meyer. Rutgers, Sep. 2018. ISBN 9780813596327 $99.95; pbk ISBN 9780813596310 $32.95; ebook ISBN 9780813596341 $32.95

Channeling the State: Community Media and Popular Politics in Venezuela, by Naomi Schiller. Duke, Oct. 2018e. ISBN 9781478001119 $99.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478001447 $25.94e; ebook ISBN 9781478002529 $25.94e

Classic Sitcom Writers Talk Shop, by Paula Finn. Rowman & Littlefield, Sep. 2018. ISBN 9781538109182 $36.00

Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics: How the Internet Is Transforming Politics in Africa, by Nanjala Nyabola. Zed Books, Nov. 2018. ISBN 9781786994301 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781786994318 $24.94; ebook ISBN 9781786994325 $95.00

Digital Labour and Prosumer Culture: The Value of Creativity and Exploitation, by John Michael Roberts. Rowman & Littlefield, Nov. 2018. pbk ISBN 9781786603258 $39.95

Empowered: Popular Feminism and Popular Misogyny, by Sarah Banet-Weiser. Duke, Nov. 2018e. ISBN 9781478001683 $94.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478002918 $24.94e; ebook ISBN 9781478002772 $24.94e

Game Time: Understanding Temporality in Video Games, by Christopher Hanson. Indiana, Jul. 2018. ISBN 9780253032782 $85.00; pbk ISBN 9780253032867 $38.00; ebook ISBN 9780253032829 $37.99

In the News: The Practice of Media Relations in Canada, by William Wray Carney. 3rd ed. Alberta, Oct. 2018. pbk ISBN 9781772124118 $39.95; ebook ISBN 9781772124248 $31.98

The Indecent Screen: Regulating Television in the Twenty-First Century, by Cynthia Chris. Rutgers, Jan. 2019. ISBN 9780813594071 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9780813594064 $29.94; ebook ISBN 9780813594095 price not yet set

Media Ethics: Issues and Cases, by Philip Patterson, Lee C. Wilkins, and Chad Painter. 9th ed. Rowman & Littlefield, Aug. 2018. ISBN 9781538112588 $85.00

On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the News, by Matthew Pressman. Harvard, Nov. 2018. ISBN 9780674976658 $29.94

The Social Impact of Advertising: Confessions of an (Ex-)Advertising Man, by Tony Kelso. Rowman & Littlefield, Aug. 2018. pbk ISBN 9781538101131 $45.00

Television Series of the 2000s, by Vincent Terrace. Rowman & Littlefield, Oct. 2018. ISBN 9781538103791 $40.00

Trans Exploits: Trans of Color Cultures and Technologies in Movement, by Jian Neo Chen. Duke, Oct. 2018e. ISBN 9781478000662 $89.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478000877 $23.94e; ebook ISBN 9781478002338 $23.94e