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  • World Film Locationsby Santiago Oyarzabal; Michael Pigott

    Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00

    World Film Locations: Buenos Airesexplores this picturesque and passionate city (the second-largest in South America) as a stage for sociopolitical transformations and a key location in the international imagination as a site of cultural export. more...

  • Film, Drama and the Break Up of Britainby Steve Blandford

    Intellect 2007; US$ 10.00

    When the sun set on the British Empire, the resultant fragmentation of British identity emerged most tellingly in artistic works: cinematic works such as Howards End depicted a richly historical land steeped in tradition and tragedy, while the more modern Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels revealed a brutal yet sharply humorous portrayal of contemporary... more...

  • Performing Spanishnessby Michael Thompson

    Intellect 2007; US$ 10.00

    José María Rodríguez Méndez is a noted playwright, an acerbic cultural critic, and a political dissident under Franco. In Performing Spanishness, the first English-language examination of Méndez?s life and work, Michael Thompson sets the playwright?s lifelong struggle against censorship in the context of Spain?s shifting national identity. more...

  • Cinemas of the Otherby Gonul Donmez-colin

    Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00

    An original collection of recent interviews with filmmakers whose works represent the trends in the film industries of their respective countries. Preceding the interviews, the author provides an introduction delineating historical information regarding the film industries of the countries included in the book. more...

  • Traumatic Encounters in Italian Filmby Fabio Vighi

    Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00

    Traumatic Encounters brings together film and psychoanalysis in an vibrantly original way. By fusing Lacanian theory with Italian cinema, the book excavates the repressed knowledge that lurks in the subconscious structure of the film narrative. Essentially, the book explores the relationship between filmmaking and its subliminal underside by locating... more...

  • Harm and Offence in Media Contentby Andrea Millwood Hargrave; Sonia Livingstone

    Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00

    In today?s media and communications environment, pressing questions arise regarding the media?s potential for harm, especially in relation to children. This book offers a unique and comprehensive analysis of the latest research on contentrelated media harm and offence. For the first time, a balanced, critical account brings together findings on both... more...

  • Trends in Functional Programming 5by HansWolfgang Loidl

    Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00

    This book presents latest research developments in the area of functional programming. The contributions in this volume cover a wide range of topics from theory, formal aspects of functional programming, graphics and visual programming to distributed computing and compiler design. As is often the case in this community, the most prolific work comes... more...

  • The Danish Directorsby Mette Hjort; Ib Bondebjerg

    Intellect 2001; US$ 10.00

    In response to the resurgence of Danish film, this book presents a collection of indepth interviews with 19 of Denmark's finest filmmakers. Profiling the canonized figures alongside recentlyestablished filmmakers, this collection features interviews with Lars von Trier, Søren KraghJacobsen, Thomas Vinterberg and Henning Carlsen among many others. It... more...

  • The Postdigital Membraneby Robert Pepperell; Michael Punt

    Intellect 2000; US$ 10.00

    To what extent is our time characterised by the 'digital'? Does it announce a bright new age of technological progress, or is it not much more than a marketing tag for manufacturers? What is clear is that much of the cultural theory we have so far accumulated is showing signs of strain as it struggles to cope with the rapid global dynamics of the 'wired... more...

  • The New Brutality Filmby Paul Gormley

    Intellect 2005; US$ 10.00

    The 1990s saw the emergence of a new kind of American cinema, which this book calls the ?newbrutality film.? Violence and race have been at the heart of Hollywood cinema since its birth, but the newbrutality film was the first kind of popular American cinema to begin making this relationship explicit. The rise of this cinema coincided with the rebirth... more...