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- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 90.00
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...
- 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 there? 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...
- St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 19.99
The Fourth Durango is not your ordinary Durango. It's not in Spain, or Mexico, and it's not a ski town in the Colorado Rockies, although Durangos do exist in all of those places. This Durango has an industry, albeit a rather odd one-it is a hideout business, a place where people pay to find sanctuary from former friends and associates who are... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
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...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 91.32
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...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 76.39
Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 46.74
?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...
- CSIRO Publishing 2011; US$ 42.95
A complete guide to locating every resident bird species in Australia. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00
By facilitating the contact between smaller groups of people living in widely separated places, the new media stimulate the use of minority languages, including constructed and historical languages. This article looks at the international community of users of Old English as a living language on the Internet. It analyses the linguistic competence behind... more...