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- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 29.95
Peter Lorre described himself as merely a 'face maker'. His own negative attitude also characterizes traditional perspectives which position Lorre as a tragic figure within film history: the promising European artist reduced to a Hollywood gimmick, unable to escape the murderous image of his role in Fritz Lang's M. This book shows that the life... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 70.62
This Festschrift comprises a series of papers written in honour of the philologist Andreas Fischer, on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday. As in Andreas Fischer's own research, the main focus of the volume is on words: words in modern varieties, such as emergent conjunctions in Australian, American and British English; words in their cultural... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
The term 'cult film star' has been employed in popular journalistic writing for the last 25 years, but what makes cult stars distinct from other film stars has rarely been addressed. This collection explores the processes through which film stars/actors become associated with the cult label, from Bill Murray to Ruth Gordon and Ingrid Pitt. more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2014; US$ 14.99
In small-town West Virginia, 1954, one newcomer's special gift with food produces both gratitude and censure. Will she and her daughter find a home in Wise--or leave brokenhearted? more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 83.28
Im Sommer 2002 entdeckte das Team der syrisch-deutschen Mission eines internationalen Kooperationsprojektes im syrischen Mi?rife, dem alten Qa?na, 71 Tontafeln und Tontafelfragmente, die bei der Zerstörung des Königspalastes aus einem ebenerdigen Stockwerk in den tiefer gelegenen Korridor gestürzt waren. Unter den Tafeln befinden sich Briefe an König... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 42.58
?Zur Ästhetik des Vorläufigen? bietet eine Zusammenschau der Referate zweier thematisch verwandter interdisziplinärer Veranstaltungen in Kooperation mit Salzburger Kultureinrichtungen: Das Symposion ?Skizze ? Entwurf ? Probe?, das 2011 im damaligen Salzburger Barockmuseum am Mirabellgarten stattfand, trug dem Tagungsort insofern Rechnung, als die dort... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2016; US$ 14.99
Perla Phillips has carried a secret for over sixty years. When she sees her granddaughter, Ella, struggling in life, Perla decides to share her story--then suffers a debilitating stroke before she can do so. As Ella and her aunt begin to look into her grandmother's past, they'll learn more than they expected about Perla, faith, and each other. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 61.95
This book examines immigration law from a gender perspective. It shows how immigration law situates gender conflicts outside the national order, projecting them onto non-western countries, exotic cultures, clandestine labour and criminal organizations. In doing so, immigration law sustains the illusion that gender conflicts have moved beyond the pale... more...