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  • World Film Locations: Melbourneby Neil Mitchell

    Intellect Books Ltd 2013; US$ 19.00

    An illuminating and visually led guide to a selection of the films set wholly or in part in Melbourne, World Film Locations: Melbourne covers the big screen representations of life in the city from the Victorian era to the present day. Short analyses of iconic scenes and themed essays focusing on key directors and recurring themes and locations combine... more...

  • The Films of Jean Sebergby Michael Coates-Smith; Garry McGee

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    Here is the first comprehensive examination of the international film career of Iowa-born actress Jean Seberg (1938-1979). Bursting onto the scene as star of Otto Preminger's controversial Saint Joan (1957), the 19-year-old Seberg encountered great difficulty recovering from the devastating criticism of her performance. The turnaround came in 1959... more...

  • Anna May Wongby Graham Russell Gao Hodges

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 25.00

    Anna May Wong was perhaps the best known Chinese American actresses during Hollywood’s golden age, a free spirit and embodiment of the flapper era much like Louise Brooks. She starred in over fifty movies between 1919 and 1960, sharing the screen with such luminaries as Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and Marlene Dietrich. Born in Los Angeles in 1905, Wong... more...

  • The Dynamics of Narrative Formby John Pier

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 196.00

    By redefining established topics of narratology, research has become highly diversified. The contributions to this volume neither synthesize developments nor work from shared postulates, but represent a fresh look at ongoing issues. Some scrutinize focalisation in a linguistic framework or in a poststructuralist vein; others take on reliable... more...

  • New Approaches to Theatre Studies and Performance Analysisby Günter Berghaus

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 154.00

    Die Buchreihe Theatron bietet besonders qualifizierten Abhandlungen aus den Bereichen Theaterwissenschaft und Dramenforschung ein interdisziplinäres Forum. Studien zu allen Sparten des Theaters– vom Bühnenbild bis zur Schauspielkunst, vom Regietheater bis zum Puppenspiel– finden ebenso Platz wie solche zur Dramentheorie und zu den dramatischen... more...

  • Schaubühne, Band 1by De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 1840; US$ 154.00

    Arnim, Achim; Grimm, Wilhelm: Ludwig Achim's Von Arnim Sämmtliche Werke: Schaubühne, Band 1: Band 5 more...

  • The Cinema of Takeshi Kitanoby Sean Redmond

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood is a detailed aesthetic, Deleuzian, and phenomenological exploration of Japan’s finest currently-working film director, performer, and celebrity. The volume uniquely explores Kitano’s oeuvre through the tropes of stillness and movement, becoming animal, melancholy and loss, intensity, schizophrenia, and... more...

  • The Cinema of the Dardenne Brothersby Philip Mosley

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    The brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne have established an international reputation for their emotionally powerful realist cinema. Inspired by their home turf of Liège-Seraing, a former industrial hub of French-speaking southern Belgium, they have crafted a series of fiction films that blends acute observation of life on the social margins with... more...

  • American Silent Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Feature Films, 1913–1929by John T. Soister; Henry Nicolella; Steve Joyce

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 95.00

    During the Silent Era, when most films dealt with dramatic or comedic takes on the "boy meets girl, boy loses girl" theme, other motion pictures dared to tackle such topics as rejuvenation, revivication, mesmerism, the supernatural and the grotesque. A Daughter of the Gods (1916), The Phantom of the Opera (1925), The Magician (1926) and Seven... more...

  • Celtx Open Source Screenwriting Beginner's Guideby Ralph Roberts

    Packt Publishing 2011; US$ 26.99

    Write and market Hollywood-perfect movie scripts the free way! more...