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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
W.J.T. Mitchell ? one of the founders of visual studies ? has been at the forefront of many disciplines such as iconology, art history and media studies. His concept of the pictorial turn is known worldwide for having set new philosophical paradigms in dealing with our vernacular visual world. This book will help both students and seasoned scholars... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.95
In this landmark work, Jed Perl captures the excitement of a generation of legendary artists?Jackson Pollack, Joseph Cornell, Robert Rauschenberg, and Ellsworth Kelly among them?who came to New York, mingled in its lofts and bars, and revolutionized American art. In a continuously arresting narrative, Perl also portrays such less well known figures... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 7.99
With the candid quirkiness of Awkward Family Photos and the confessional intimacy of PostSecret , Ransom Riggs's Talking Pictures is a haunting collection of antique found photographs?with evocative inscriptions that bring these lost personal moments to life?from the author of the New York Times bestselling illustrated novel Miss Peregrine?s... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 7.99
Kawaii is a word that originated in 1970s Japan when schoolgirls adopted the term to describe everything cute. This word is now understood world-wide and identifies a particular trend of visual aesthetics (Hello Kitty being the most famous). Kawaii is a recognizable art form practiced by artists all over the world and covers the visual gamut from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 37.95
This revised edition of a now classic text includes a new introduction by Henry Jenkins, explaining ?Why Fiske Still Matters? for today?s students, followed by a discussion between former Fiske students Kevin Glynn, Jonathan Gray, and Pamela Wilson on the theme of ?Reading Fiske and Understanding the Popular?. Both underline the continuing relevance... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 1.99
Dracula is Bram Stoker?s classic gothic tale of Count Dracula, one of the most famous characters ever created in fiction, his relationship with Jonathan and Mina Harker, pursuit by Professor van Helsing and ultimate destruction in the name of love. Intent on immigrating to England, Count Dracula enlists the services of Jonathan Harker to arrange... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
Analyses a wide range of film and still photographs to explore culturally dominant images and how they work. Extensively illustrated, this challenging collection of essays is essential reading for all students of media and women's studies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
Released in 1958, Vertigo is widely regarded as Alfred Hitchcock?s masterpiece and one of the greatest films of all time. This is the first book devoted to exploring the philosophical aspects of Vertigo . Following an introduction by the editor that places the film in context, each chapter reflects upon Hitchcock?s film from a philosophical perspective.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
Welcome to the Jungle brings a black British perspective to the critical reading of a wide range of cultural texts, events and experiences arising from volatile transformations in the politics of ethnicity, sexuality and "race" during the 1980s. The ten essays collected here examine new forms of cultural expression in black film, photography... more...