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Dr Richard Rushton

Senior Lecturer

Richard Rushton

Lancaster University

The LICA Building

LA1 4YW

Lancaster

PhD supervision

Film theory

Film and philosophy

Hollywood cinema

Romantic comedy

French film

Politics and film

Current Teaching

I currently teach on the following modules:

LICA150: Introduction to Film

LICA250: Documentary Film: History and Theory

LICA255: European new Wave Cinema

LICA350: Film Theory

LICA416: Cinema and History

Research Interests

My research focuses on the intersection between theory, culture and the image, with a particular focus on film. I have published 4 books:

The Politics of Hollywood Cinema(Palgrave Macmillan 2013) - https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9780230244580

Cinema After Deleuze(Continuum 2012) - https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/cinema-after-deleuze-9780826438928/

The Reality of Film(Manchester University Press 2011) - https://manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9780719082689/

What is Film Theory?(Open University Press / McGraw-Hill 2010) - co-written by Gary Bettinson - https://www.amazon.co.uk/What-Film-Theory-Richard-Rushton/dp/0335234232

Recently published:

On Theatricality, a special issue of the journal Performance Research - https://www.performance-research.org/current-issue.php

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