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- Random House Struik 2011; US$ 10.00
Kobus Galloway se Idees Vol Vrees-tekenprente het Suid-Afrika binne maande na hul eerste verskyning stormenderhand verower. Dié ongewone, spitsvondige en grappige Afrikaanse tekenprente gaan gewoonlik gepaard met dubbelsinnige eenreël-woordspelings en is enig in hul soort. Hierdie versameling bevat meer as 150 tekenprente, waaronder die gewildstes... more...
- NYU Press 2001; US$ 89.00
Almost half a century ago, Jean-Luc Godard famously remarked, "I await the end of cinema with optimism." Lots of us have been waiting for and wondering about this prophecy ever since. The way films are made and exhibited has changed significantly. Films, some of which are not exactly "films" anymore, can now be projected in a wide... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 39.95
Alexander Kluge is best known as a founding member of the New German Cinema. His work, however, spans a diverse range of fields and, over the last fifty years, he has been active as a filmmaker, writer and television producer. This book - the first of its kind in Englishlish - comprises a wide selection of texts, including articles and stories by Kluge,... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 43.38
Hauptbeschreibung Die Philosophie der Komödie: von Aristoteles bis Roberto Benigni. Trotz ihrer 2.000 Jahre alten Tradition liegt bisher noch keine Theoriegeschichte der Komödie vor. Stephan Kraft konzentriert sich in seiner Studie auf ein zentrales Element, das in der Theoriegeschichte der Komödie omnipräsent ist: das Happyend. Mal ist es als Voraussetzung... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
Acting for America focuses on the way film icons have engaged in and defined some major issues of cultural and social concern to America during the 1980s. Scholars employing a variety of useful approaches explore how these movie stars' films speak to an increased audience awareness of advances in feminism, new ideas about masculinity, and the... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
As studio and star systems declined in the 1970s, actors had more power than ever, and because many had become fiercely politicized by the temper of the times, the movies they made were often more challenging than before. Thus, just when it might have faded out, Hollywood was reborn-but what was the nature of this rebirth? Hollywood Reborn examines... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 25.95
With its sharp focus on stardom during the 1920s, Idols of Modernity reveals strong connections and dissonances in matters of storytelling and performance that can be traced both backward and forward, across Europe, Asia, and the United States, from the silent era into the emergence of sound. Bringing together the best new work on cinema and... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 26.95
In the 1990s, American civil society got upended and reordered as many social, cultural, political, and economic institutions were changed forever. Pretty People examines a wide range of Hollywood icons who reflect how stardom in that decade was transformed as the nation itself, signaling significant changes to familiar ideas about gender, race,... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 7.98
Hauptbeschreibung Der Bestseller in der limitierten Campus Sommer-Edition Der Fisch springt nicht an den Haken und das Reh läuft nicht vor die Flinte. Genauso will auch die Chance gejagt sein. Glückskinder wissen das. Statt darauf zu warten, dass ihnen alles Gute einfach in den Schoß fällt, setzen sie ihre Chancenintelligenz ein: die Fähigkeit,... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 60.00
Japans film industry has gone through dramatic changes in recent decades, as international consumer forces and transnational talent have brought unprecedented engagement with global trends. With careful research and also unique first-person observations drawn from years of working within the international industry of Japanese film, the author... more...