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- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
If the sound bite is the new order, then how do we make every word count? In today's surplus world of communication overload and cultural clutter, writer and cultural critic Masha Tupitsyn turns to the media matrix of Twitter to explore the changing ways that we construct and consume narrative. Loosely applying the discerning aphorism?a compressed... more...
- University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 85.00
The Films of Elías Querejeta: A Producer of Landscapes is the first book in English to explore the career of Spains most important producer. Through their recurring emphasis on landscape, his films have consistently documented a country in the grip of modernization from the 1960s to the present day. In particular, this book investigates... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 96.00
In recent years there has been a remarkable surge in Iranian films expressing contentious issues which would otherwise be very difficult to discuss publicly inside the Islamic Republic of Iran - such as the role of clergy in Iranian society. Nacim Pak-Shiraz here highlights how many Iranian film directors concern themselves with the content of the... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2012; US$ 22.95
Magnificently unpredictable and hilarious, Zona takes the reader on an enthralling, thought-provoking journey. The subject of Zona is the film Stalker, by the great director Andrei Tarkovsky. Dyer uses Stalker as the point of departure for a wonderfully digressive exploration of cinema, our obsessions and how we realise our deepest wishes. more...
- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 10.99
Wear this tomorrow.'The words were more like a personal request than a royal command, but obey it he would. It was the culmination of a lifetime of dedication to his profession. They had little in common except their gender and the sharing of one of their names. One was the ambitious and slightly unorthodox eldest son of a South Australian hotelier... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 49.99
This collection of essays examines the relationship that Vertigo enjoys with the histories and cultural imaginations of California and, more specifically, the San Francisco Bay Area. Contributors to this collection explore the specificities of place and the role such specificities play in our comprehensive efforts to understand Hitchcock's most... more...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 15.21
A book about The Wicker Man? I would think you'd need an encyclopaedia' - Christopher Lee 'A stunning examination of one of my favourite films by one of my favourite journalists' - A A Gill "Inside The Wicker Man" is a treat for all cinemagoers, exhaustively researched and achieving a near-perfect balance between history, trivia and serious analysis.... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2012; US$ 13.99
Ask nothing more of me, sweet;All I can give you I give;Heart of my heart, were it more,More should be laid at your feet:Love that should help you to live Song that should spur you to soar.Algernon Charles SwinburnePoetry is the perfect medium to express affection and passion in all its forms from the initial stirrings of romance and desire... more...