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  • Live To Your Local Cinemaby Martin Barker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 25.33

    The digital broadcasting of performances to cinemas, or 'livecasting', burst onto the world scene in 2006. This book explores the reasons for its rise, examines the aesthetics of filming theatre and opera performances, and explores who the audiences are and what they want. more...

  • Ill Effectsby Martin Barker; Julian Petley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    The influence of the media remains a contentious issue. Every time a particularly high-profile crime of violence is committed, there are those who blame the effects of the media. The familiar culprits of cinema, television, video and rock music, have now been joined, particularly in the wake of the massacre at Columbine High, by the Internet and the... more...

  • Reading Into Cultural Studiesby Martin Barker; Anne Beezer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 35.95

    "Reading Into Cultural Studies" revisits a selection of key texts central to the formation of cultural studies as a discipline and as a project. These texts address questions of power, ideology and the possibilities and limits of resistance. Each of the eleven essays in the collection renews an early study in one area of cultural investigation, bringing... more...

  • Ill Effectsby Martin Barker; Julian Petley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 22.00

    Ill Effects is a radical re-examination of the whole 'media effects' debate. It questions not only whether the media is capable of directly influencing people's views and actions, but also whether the idea of 'effects' is the most useful way of conceptualising the relationship between the media and audiences. Ill Effects looks at the reasons why the... more...

  • Alien Audiencesby Martin Barker; Kate Egan; Tom Phillips; Sarah Ralph

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    Released in 1979, Ridley Scott's Alien has come to be regarded as a classic film, and has been widely written about. But how have audiences engaged with it? This book presents the ? sometimes very surprising ? results of a major audience research project, exploring how people remember and continue to engage with the film. more...

  • The Living Deadby John Joseph Adams; Stephen King; George R. R. Martin; Neil Gaiman; Laurell K. Hamilton; Clive Barker; Nancy Holder; Joe Hill; Joe R Lansdale; Robert Silverberg; Kelly Link; Poppy Z. Brite; Will McIntosh

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 3.99

    An anthology of zombie short fiction from some of the biggest names in horror and speculative fiction - including Stephen King, George R. R. Martin and Neil Gaiman When there's no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth! From White Zombie to Dawn of the Dead, Resident Evil to World War Z, zombies have invaded popular culture, becoming... more...

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